RamblingVerses Newsletter – Episode IV – December 2008

Welcome to the fourth Story Institute newsletter…No time for wasting…let’s rambling on through the storylines… Evoke the Holiday Angel… With each new holiday, a new memory is created. The old ones do not just disappear. They simply blend together making new memories that grow to be more impactful on our … Continue reading

Short Story Topics – New look at New Years

It was New Year’s Eve. Ted thought that things could not be worse than last year. In fact, he was not taking any chances. He decided to stay home, watch the celebrations on tv, and go straight to bed shortly after midnight. The doors were locked. The windows sealed shut … Continue reading

Short Story Topics – Spirits in the Family

Ghosts are just a part of our imagination and storylines. Ghosts are visions, merely illusions that interact with the residents of this realm only to be shunned and frightened. There is a small family of spirits that somehow bonded, connected together, and decided to live together in an old television. … Continue reading

Short Story Topics – Flower Power

Picking the right flower can make or break a relationship. Do you go with the red ones? The pink ones? The white ones? The roses? The tulips? The brightly-colored, always in bloom ones? Wait, those might be plastic. They might be, but as you pass the store, you are drawn … Continue reading

Short Story Topics – Pet Turtles Are Funny

Pets are wonderful for teaching children responsibility. What better way to teach a boy the responsibility of a pet than with a turtle. That is what the eight-year old boy thought. That is until he met the turtle. The creature disappears inside its shell every time the boy gets near. … Continue reading