Reflections of the past, realities of the present, and hopes for the future. These aren't prompts, and anything could wind up here, from poetry to monologues. It's all about words, and the forms they lead us to.
The People Of Tomorrow is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, poems, and whatnot. Some may have touches of humor, others not so much, while others speak the truth. I will cover many grounds, each with a taste for a new world and premise.
Arthur Hedlund is enjoying a stock option funded retirement from one of the tech companies in the Seattle metro area. He has a nice home on acreage outside the small town of Georges, Washington, he’s doing something he always desired which is learning how to play the guitar, and he’s looking forward to the recording of the EP his music school will give him. Then one evening after his guitar lesson he goes to a jazz club owned by an old friend in the town of Three Forks and meets a thirteen-year-old boy who will soon occupy a special place in his heart.
For ten years Christopher Michaels had been doing research on sending information back in time. On the eve of September 11, 2001, he was forced to come out to his wife and son, but that paled in comparison to the dream he had that night. At first he laughed it off, but what if the dream was real? Little did he know when he contacted his boss that history would change. Not only would the Russians, Chinese and terrorists stop at nothing to get their hands on Chris and his time tunnel technology, but the very fabric of time itself would start to unravel.
Alex Walker is your average Kid, he loves computers and conspiracy theories. One bright Saturday he and his brother are wrenched from their normal lives and hidden in an underground bunker for six months. Alex must find out why he and the other children have been put down and survive to emerge from the bunker.
After failing his exams, Nick has dropped out of college and is working part time at a supermarket. With just his music to sustain him emotionally, he turns to other means to help him cope. Dave returns to Dorcrest Independent College to complete is A-levels, and is trying to move on with his life, but that's not so easy when he has such a hard time letting go.
Scott tormented Mark and Bobby unmercifully. Deciding they'd had enough, they sought revenge. In this sequel to Mark's Revenge, discover the events in Scott's early life that made him a bully. After the embarrassing 'revenge' at school, he is sent to live with an aunt and his cousins in Arkansas. Will he continue his bullying behavior in his new surroundings, or will he begin a new chapter in his life?