Chronicles of Mingo

Sophie the Tiny Cat, Or, Mingo Has a Girl Friend

Sophie wouldn’t be in this house if Mingo hadn’t disappeared. He vanished in June of 2018 and it was a dreadful summer. The house was quiet, far too quiet, and even though I had two cats remaining both of them were old. I could see all three of us decaying and dying and would the … Read more

Evacuation, Cats, and Fire, Pt. 2

For those of you who don’t know Palo Alto, it’s very white, upper middle-class, and wealthy. The Airbnb was not as advertised. Yes, it was 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, but it was an apartment, not a house, and both the plumber and the electrician should have lost their licenses. However, I will say the manager … Read more

The Divvy

This short story won The Stoneslide Corrective 2015 award for ‘Best Propulsive Scene and/or Plot Line’. Set in the world of The Bone Road, some familiar characters make an appearance. Enjoy!