Posts Tagged ‘free story’

New Free Story Posted for Your 2017 Reading Enjoyment

Posted in Blog, News on January 2nd, 2017 by Bill – Be the first to comment

It’s a brand new year, so time for a brand new free story. This is a longer one, written specifically for How to Die Well. I’d like to think of it as a little bit sad, a little bit hopeful–sort of like the way to perhaps approach 2017.

It’s not the end of the world until it is.

 

Bill B.

Yet Another Beloved Chestnut Posted For Your Free Reading Pleasure

Posted in Blog, News on September 1st, 2016 by Bill – Be the first to comment

The calendar turns to September and autumn is in the air.  This also seems like a good time to update the “Free Story” section of this website.  We have decided to reach WAY back in the archives for a story I wrote while an undergrad in college, way back when dinosaurs still ruled the earth.  It’s called “The Wishing Rock,” and if anything, it proves that, back then,  I was much better at succinct titles that pretty much sum up the entire story.

“The Wishing Rock” plus 20 other fun and exciting stories are available in How to Die Well.

In case you missed it, you can read the story for free by clicking here.

As always, more to come.

 

Bill B.

 

 

New Free Story Posted for Your Summertime Reading Pleasure

Posted in Blog, News on June 2nd, 2016 by Bill – Be the first to comment

It would not be summer without a nice free story magically appearing here.

This one is called “The Lost Collection,” and is a happy tale about young boys and the dolls they love very, very much.

Hope y’all have a wonderful summer.

 

Bill B.

New Free Story Up on the Curious Stories Site!

Posted in Blog, News on January 21st, 2016 by Bill – Be the first to comment

Maybe it was being forced to watch that motherfucking, traumatizing The Red Balloon movie when I was in elementary school, or maybe it was watching the helium-filled balloons my parents got me slowly lose altitude and then shrivel and die until they looked like something out of Lifeforce (and not Mathilda May), but I never really cared for balloons. Sure, I liked filling them up with water and chucking them at friends, enemies, and anonymous cars driving through our neighborhood, but they were never a big source of joy.

So, eventually, I got around to writing a story about balloons. It was originally published in How to Die Well, but now you can read it for free on the site right here.

More later.

Bill B.

Happy, Happy Halloween! New Free Story Up For Your Reading Enjoyment!

Posted in Blog, News on October 11th, 2014 by Bill – Be the first to comment

Howdy, hope everyone is enjoying the days up to the best holiday of the year….

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I am so excited, I have even added a bonus FREE STORY to the site. It is the outro story from last year’s collection HOW TO DIE WELL. Actually, it is almost a novella, so even better. It is one of the more recent stories I have written, about Ed, Grace, their dog Box and maybe the end of the world…for people, at least. It is called “Hospeace (take this joy wherever you go)” and I hope you enjoy it and have a wonderful Halloween.

More to come,

Bill B.

Happy Holidays with a new “free story” up and opportunity for free ebook of HOW TO DIE WELL

Posted in Blog, News on December 10th, 2013 by Bill – 1 Comment

To help celebrate the wonderful holiday season, we have put up a new “free story” on the site, link is here. The story in question is “That Dreamy Feeling” and is, of course, completely inappropriate for younger or more sensitive viewers/readers.

As well, if you would be willing to write a review of HOW TO DIE WELL on your blog, Amazon and/or Goodreads, send me a PM and I will send you an electronic version for your reading pleasure. That deal is if you agree to write an honest review–which means if you hate the stories and think they suck, then by all means say so. Certainly, if you think they are wondrous and magical and all that written fiction should be, then feel free to say that too. It is totally up to you.

From all of us to all of you, happy whatever you celebrate this multi-purpose season. Thanks for reading and your support, and the very best to you and yours in 2014.

Cheerily,

Bill B.

 

PS. My annual “Favorite Books of the Year” list still to come in 2013.