Category Archives: Short Stories

Short stories by Julianne Q Johnson

Short Story- Charlie the Grasshopper

Today, I’m taking part in Blog Battle. It’s a short story battle for fun and entertainment. This week the story criteria were as follows: 1,000 words Genre: Tall Tale Word: Resolved You can see the Blog Battle post with a … Continue reading

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The Animal

A writing prompt and the first signs of autumn inspired me to give you all a little early Halloween present. The Animal Branches grab at her legs as Tina sprints down the little-used trail. The thick forest suspends the trail … Continue reading

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My story, “Winter,” is now available!

This book, which includes “Winter,” a short story by yours truly, is now available! It’s only 10 bucks! Buy, read, review! You can review it even if you think my story sucks! 😀 The End of the World as We … Continue reading

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Wyrd House update and writing news

So far, March has brought sun, warmth, rain, cold, and snow to my neck of the woods. Oh, the joy of living in the Ohio River Valley! Crappy weather has me indoors, dealing with some mundane life issues and doing … Continue reading

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Help! I need a title!

Below is an excerpt from a short story I’ve written based on my novel, Ghost in the Park. It’s a supernatural thriller, in which our hero hears dead people. In novel length fic, I don’t fuss to much about the … Continue reading

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My short story, Descending, is in the cliffhanger contest

Hi all! My short cliffhanger, Descending, is in a contest. Please go- read- vote! You don’t have to vote for me, vote for the fic you like best. But if you don’t vote for me I will cry. The Cliffhanger … Continue reading

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Das Krakenhaus Publishing looking for short stories

Das Krakenhaus Publishing is still on the lookout for short stories under 12k words in the genres of scientific romanticism (such as H. G. Wells and Jules Verne) and Steampunk. I believe they pay only a small stipend, but if … Continue reading

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Wyrd House update, and writing news

The fifth chapter of Wyrd House, my paranormal romance novel, is completed and posted. You can find it here: Wyrd House- Chapter Five I have been a busy little writer. My post apocalyptic short story, Winter, has been tweaked and … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Squirrel in the Closet

It was Brian and my first apartment in Louisville. It was an old house that had a visible lean to it and cracks in the walls, which made it hard to heat. It’s on Oak Street near Clay. Drive by … Continue reading

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