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November 16, 2023: Thanksgiving 2023 Thanksgiving Short Story Event Update
Posted by The Story Lover

Originally Posted by Fred DeElve

Dear Readers and Authors,

Due to popular demand, the Thanksgiving Short Story Deadline has been moved to Midnight Wednesday, November 22, 2023. [Actually, TSL needed more time, so his problem is now your help.]

Happy Authoring,


Fred The Elf

October 6, 2023: Thanksgiving 2023 Thanksgiving Short Story Event
Posted by The Story Lover

Originally Posted by Fred DeElve

Attention All Readers:

The long, long-awaited Fall Short Story Event has arrived and it is a humdinger of an event. There are more choices of what to write than you can shake a stick at. This event starts today and ends at Midnight PST on Saturday, November 18th, 2023.

This event's themes are as follows: Thanksgiving At Denny's® Again!, Thanksgiving With The Brother I Never Knew I Had, Thanksgiving on the Planet Denny's®, and last but not least Thanksgiving On A Spaceship Marooned In Space.

For the completely fearless authors out there ACFan has issued a challenge to all entrants and the challenge is this, join him in writing a Short Story to this Theme: Thanksgiving at Denny's® again on a Spaceship Marooned In Space With the Brother I never knew I had, that I found on the Planet Denny's®.

The Guidelines are straightforward as usual:

  1. Stories should be between 500 and 15,000 words, give or take a million words.
  2. All Submissions should have the author's initials appended to the end of the Filename.
  3. All submissions are due by Saturday, November 18th at Midnight PST.
  4. This event is open to any reader or author who wants to enter; non-fort Family Authors are more than welcome.
  5. Have Fun Writing!
  6. All submissions should be sent to 2023 Thanksgiving Short Story Event.

As always, this event is open to all readers and authors. 

Happy Writing,

Fred DeElf PNG

September 18, 2023: The Cajun at it again....
Posted by Boudreaux

The newest chapter of Lagniappe has been added.  I would have posted it with the previous update, but I forgot that I had sent this chapter to TSL for editing, and I made changes, so he had to look this one over twice, poor man.  Life changing events in this chapter for everyone in the story, so may the reader beware.  Some of the changes are not wholly pleasant ones.  Read on and....

Laissez les bon temps roullez!


September 16, 2023: Ok so it's been a while, but.... New Chapters from the Cajun!
Posted by Boudreaux

There is a new chapter of Gifts with some family bonding going on, and there is a new chapter of Dear Diary.  The DD chapter gives you a description not only of the layout of the Intel Field Services division, but detailed descriptions of their houses as well.  Be prepared to learn a bit about American architecture from a non-American source.  Enjoy and...

Laissez les bon temps roullez!


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