Tag: kindness

#195 The New Villa

Please find today’s 5781 word story here: http://eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/195.htm Travis review: I liked this story because it got under my skin. It the story of wealthy, well-intentioned people building a house in a small village and dealing with the petty and belligerent peasants. Unlike My Life, which had the peasants acting in selfish and horrible ways to the... Read More »

#176 A Head Gardener’s Story

You can find today’s 1925 word short story here: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/176.htm Travis review: First off, I hope everybody Merry Christmas. This is a story within a story about forgiveness and tolerance. About the “faith in humanity” that a community had for the murderer of beloved man. The story starts off after a jury acquitted a man because... Read More »

#166 Ward No. 6

Find today’s 21,694 word novella here: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/166.htm Travis review: This novella is told in 29 chapters. The first chapters is told in 2nd person almost like a voice guided tour. “Next you come into a big, spacious room which fills up the whole lodge except for the entry.” We quickly discover that Ward No. 6 is... Read More »

#064 A Day In The Country

Find today’s 2387 word story here. http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/064.htm Travis Review: Today’s story could be read to young children before bedtime or in an elementary school class. It contains many classic elements of children’s literature including a quasi-dramatic rescue, a wise elderly/grandfatherly character with a kind heart, an orphan girl and boy dynamic (friendship, loyalty, physical warmth),... Read More »