Tag Archives: A. L. Kaplan

SHROUDED

Dedicated to all those who lost their battle with Covid-19. 2020 dawned under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic. Seven months in and we are still not out of danger. While some businesses have begun to open, many have not. … Continue reading

Posted in Essay, Picture, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Black Lives Matter

I wrote this poem several years ago, but the sentiment hasn’t changed. It’s time to rededicate. We all live in one world, and without each other everyone loses. I support Black Lives Matter. GLASS SWAN Our world is like a … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VIRTUAL BALTICON

I’ll be attending Virtual Balticon this year Maryland’s Regional (Virtual) Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention May 22-25, 2020 It’s Free and Open to All Here is my schedule You’ll need to register for each event to get the link, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Radio Interview

Hey Folks I’ll be live on Chat and Spin Radio at 1:15 PM Eastern Time today. Come by and listen Don’t forget to like their Facebook page. If you haven’t gotten your copy of Star Touched and Wolf Dawn, now … Continue reading

Posted in Essay | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

OCEAN OF SAND

Careful of who you step on. Find out what happens to this fellow.   Brent tumbled down the side of another sand dune, landing in a crumpled heap at the bottom. Three days of wandering this desert under an unrelenting … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE MOUNTAIN

Find out what ruined this couple’s holiday.   Could it get any better than this?” said Jake. He sipped his drink, then gazed across the lake at the white capped mountain. “Clear blue skies, clean crisp air. It’s as spectacular … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE HIDEAWAY

What would you do if you found this stash?   Wind tugged at Lalita’s clothes as she scrambled into the cave. The first large drops splashed on the hot rock, evaporating almost immediately. Lightning laced across the sky and thunder … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ALONE

Does the punishment fit the crime? Tell me what you think. Lightening flashed across the sky, strangely overlaid across the blue, cloudless view. Half-formed figures and houses appeared along the riverbank. Children laughed as they splashed in the water. There … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGHT CRAWL

See what happens when you fail to read the fine print.   “Can I help you?” said Pete. Most of the out of towners that showed up for the annual contest had more money than folks around here saw in … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CATTLE RANCH

Think you’re having some problems? Take a look at what’s happening on Farmer Pappi’s ranch.   “Not again!” said Farmer Pappi. He threw his hat on the ground and spouted a few choice words. Another twelve cows, gone. That made … Continue reading

Posted in Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments