Monday, September 6, 2021

New collection of 27 short stories published: SMALL ACTS OF MAGIC

 My new collection of 27 short stories, titled "Small Acts of Magic," published by Finishing Line Press - stories of love, revenge, theft, and magic!  To order, go here:  https://www.finishinglinepress.com/product/small-acts-of-magic-27-short-stories-by-martha-patterson/

Monday, August 30, 2021

BAD BEHAVIOR - new flash fiction

 A high school teacher seems suspicious-acting to a fellow employee.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

THE COUNT - new short story

 How does the eccentric, elderly Russian patron of a San Francisco cafe affect the other coffee servers and drinkers?

THE TWINS - new short story

 About a murder between neighbors - or is it?

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

A SMOKER - new short story

 A reclusive math teacher has a premonition of her own death.

A WINDOW ONTO LUCK & SELFISHNESS - new essay

 Reflections on what I hope is a well-lived life.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

THE WINDOW - new short story

While gazing out his bedroom window after midnight and before a thunderstorm, a Peter-Pan-like man reminisces.