Eric Shay Howard

Bad blogger. Complicated. Gay.

Tag: fiction

  • Beards – Short Story

    Beards – Short Story

    It’s the end of the day, but technically it’s still Friday, so here’s Friday’s short story, “Beards”. It’s not that good. I tried, though. Typo hunters, welcome. Beards  Some men have beards. Some people say every man should have a beard. This is obviously not true because some people don’t have beards. However, maybe most […]

  • Replacement Parts – Short Story

    Replacement Parts – Short Story

    I hope you like this week’s short story, “Replacement Parts”. Typo hunters are welcome. If you like this story, check out my other short stories that I post on Fridays. You can also buy my fiction collection, Crushes, if you’re into that. Replacement Parts I dropped the fifty on the white countertop and eyed how […]

  • Books That Helped Me With My Writing

    Books That Helped Me With My Writing

    Last week, I applied to several low-residency MFA programs. While I’d LOVE to get accepted into one of those programs, I’m trying to remember that there are other ways to learn about writing literary fiction, too. The chances of getting accepted into an MFA program seem like they’re getting lower and lower these days, even […]

  • Binoculars – Short Story

    Binoculars – Short Story

    Here is my short story for today’s Friday Fiction post – “Binoculars”. Typo hunters, welcome. If you like my work, check out my fiction collection, Crushes. Binoculars  I liked his binoculars hanging down his back. One of the eye pieces was missing a cap. I touched the cold dark green metal and told him I […]

  • Knees – Short Story

    Knees – Short Story

    Here is this week’s short story, “Knees”. If you like my fiction, please buy a copy of my fiction collection, Crushes, available on Amazon in Print and on Amazon Kindle. Knees Mark drove as straight as he could after Betty pulled over when she screamed at the deer in front of us. We all laughed. Mark […]

  • Switching Bedrooms – Short Story

    Switching Bedrooms – Short Story

    I write short stories and post them on my blog on Fridays. I hope you like this short story, “Switching Bedrooms.” If you like my fiction, check out my fiction collection, Crushes. Switching Bedrooms I wrap myself in the soft fuzz of it all every night except the second Monday of every quarter, when I […]

  • Making Sure I Write Enough

    Making Sure I Write Enough

    Now that I’m actually trying to do this blogging thing and fiction writing thing right, I’ve got a number of things I actually have to accomplish each week. Now that I’m finished with grad school, I think it’s totally doable. For my blog every week, I need to: Post 4 blog posts about something. Post […]