“Not so fast!” / Memorable Fancies #721

     He meets her in a bar, buys her a drink or vice versa. She says, who are you really? He shows her his Facebook page on his smartphone. “That’s me,” he says. “Is it OK if I post something to your own page?” “Not so fast,” she says, “we've barely met. Let’s take this one step at a time.” <END> THE SATURDAY PITCH If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here, in Facebook, or on other social websites. IN SEARCH OF A PUBLISHER: “The Land of Woven … [Read more...]

“Heroes” / Memorable Fancies #689

      It is a rare honor for a young man such as I to be here, where the old men sit around the fire and tell stories of our nation’s heroes: Olaf the Bold, Harald the Dane-Slayer, and others.       When it is my turn, I tell them how I just this week vanquished the savages of Groen-Land despite overwhelming odds, and with the loss of no ships or men.       The old men nod their heads vacantly. Then one says “Another story of Olaf the Bold begins like this...” <END> THE TUESDAY … [Read more...]