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Breakfast Serial from Hallard Press

Quick Reads Published Every Friday for your Weekend Pleasure

The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Short story with an unreliable narrator. All the brown ones get boiled.
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Simple Answers

Simple Answers

Anna sat knitting in her tufted wingback recliner. The afternoon sun gave a warm glow to the farmhouse living room. Anna's granddaughter, Glenda, was expecting, and Anna was knitting a receiving blanket for the baby. But the knitting was not going well. In October, she had her cataracts removed and was not adjusting well to...
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Losing Track of Time

Losing Track of Time

Sam Olsen opened the door of his office building to a downpour. He promised his wife he’d be home in time for their anniversary dinner. Already late, now the deluge would delay him even more.
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100,000 Year War

100,000 Year War

Short story about the war between the Neanderthals and the Homo sapiens.
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Mysterious Passage of Amanda Blakely

Mysterious Passage of Amanda Blakely

A foster child whose curiosity leads her into a nightmarish world. Short story by Beverly Ann Meyers.
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Aliens and Ghosts

Aliens and Ghosts

Floyd and Miriam on their way to the Seafood Emporium for dinner when Floyd spies a light in the sky. It looks to him as an unidentified flying object. Miriam disagrees and a debate ensues on the existence of aliens and ghosts.
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The Big Sausage

The Big Sausage

Late Night TV Commercial: The Big Sausage by David L Maurer. As you advance in age, do you find that you’re gradually attracting less and less attention from the ladies?
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Angels Are Real

Angels Are Real

Recently, I met an angel. No, really, I am serious. Angels are real. I not only met one, I got to spend a lot of time learning about some really important things. In fact, I learned that I ...
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Open Sesame Seeds

Open Sesame Seeds

In 2021 the world production of sesame seeds totaled around 4.8 million tons. That’s a lot of seeds. A good deal of it ended up in the trash. How could that happen?
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Honey Cake Recipe

Honey Cake Recipe

Honey Cake Recipe from Devra's Kitchen.
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Fixing Congress – A First Step

Fixing Congress – A First Step

In order to fix something, the first step is admitting it’s broken. So... is Congress broken? A good measure of how well Congress is working is to ask the people who employ its members. That’s us.
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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

In 1972 the Queen Elizabeth II was pictured on board HMY Britannia as part of series of everyday photographs taken for use during her Silver Wedding Celebrations. (Litchfield via Getty Images)
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The First Day of School

The First Day of School

Short Story about a teacher on the first day of school. How she sees her students on this first day and how she will shape their future.
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Roxie’s Great Adventure

Roxie’s Great Adventure

My name is Roxie. Folks tell me I am a certain kind of dog called a Boston Terrier. I am 15 years old, mostly blind, mostly deaf and often forgetful like most old people. Remember, for a dog, 15 is really old! Before I forget the details, I want to tell you about my great...
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Our Dog Toto

Our Dog Toto

We had to put down our treasured dog, Toto, last Monday. It’s been a terrible week for certain, especially those first couple of days.
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One Bright Day

One Bright Day

One Bright Day: Poems About the Dances of Life by Barbara Welsh with drawings by Donna Yankus, is a collection of bright poems featuring dance and movement themes that, along with her Christian faith, lift and inspire the reader. It is an excellent book for personal inspiration and for gifting to special people.
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The Encounter

The Encounter

"The Encounter" is a short story written by a cat who sits on a windowsill and longingly stares at a neighborhood cat.
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Book Formatting and Typography Sessions at FAPAcon2022

Book Formatting and Typography Sessions at FAPAcon2022

Book Formatting, Typography, and new sources for book sales included in Sessions at FAPAcon2022 Ginger Marks, John Prince, and Keri-Rae Barnum scheduled to speak at FAPAcon2022.
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The Healing Power of Compassion

The Healing Power of Compassion

By Ann Marie Acacio Living in the mountains of northeastern PA, we were blessed with a scenic view of the Valley below. Our property had been a “clean slate” when we purchased it, with just the shell of a house in the middle of it and two acres of undeveloped land with a steep driveway...
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The Stroud

The Stroud

The unexpected and marvelous usually comes when we least expect it. And often, from the most unlikely sources. This one happened in the tiny village of Salvage, a fishing community on Newfoundland’s Bonavista Bay, in the early 1970’s.
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1 thought on “Breakfast Serial”

  1. Wow Mike….you really bring your stories life and excitement. Keep writing my friend. These stories will be read and read for many years to come.

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