Tag: Michelle Blair Wilker

The Meat Slicer by Michelle Blair Wilker

It was just a simple errand. A bizarre task that could have been accomplished in an afternoon while the sun loomed high, dangling like a burnt tangerine. But it was late, 10:15 by my watch and I hadn’t a clue where we were. The moon cast its spotlight across the Fiat’s rusted hood, which cracked

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BOOK REVIEW: Chain Linked by Michelle Blair Wilker

Michelle Blair Wilker’s Chain Linked is a wonderfully deep, rich and varied short story collection. It’s a collection that has a real heart to it. Wilker talks about the things we sometimes overlook in life or are too busy to notice; love, fleeting conversations, casual observations, loss, regret – it’s in essence a collection that

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EXCLUSIVE SHORT STORY: Manolos and Gas Fumes by Michelle Blair Wilker

Grateful acknowledgement is made to Post Hill Press for permitting STORGY to exclusively publish ‘Manolos and Gas Fumes‘ from Michelle’s debut collection; Chain Linked * Manolos and Gas Fumes The Volvo was out of gas. I couldn’t believe it. I can still hardly believe it. The red light dinged on the dashboard, exposing a tiny

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GUEST POST: Story Detour By Michelle Blair Wilker

As a little girl I used to ride a marigold school bus with plastic seats that were dappled into pine. The rows lined up into a precise marching order. The journey home was long, so I trudged to the back and tucked in against the window, crossing my fingers for a solo ride. The sun

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