Category Archives: Short Stories

Hardball

My short story “Hardball” has now been published in Unlikely Stories.  If you’re interested, you can find it at Unlikely Stories.com.  It has also been longlisted for the Aftermath Short Story contest. Advertisements

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Bully

I’m thirty years removed from being the smallest guy on my varsity hockey team.  My teenagers call me “old man”. The kid was more like a linebacker.  He was maybe seventeen, too young to be in the bar, drunk and … Continue reading

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Danna’s Spine

[This story has been removed temporarily while it is being considered for publication elsewhere.] –   Jay Shepherd, July 7, 2016

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Jennifer

My darling General; I know you don’t like it when I call you that, but sometimes I can’t help myself. When I see you all dressed up in your “uniform”, or I look at your photo – so very handsome, … Continue reading

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Murray – A Love Story

This is the first in a series of short stories. Similar in some ways to the “Lives” series, my short stories are intended to be more fictionalized, but I hope just as real.
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