all night long, Beef Stew, Cafe-Mocha-Vodka-Valium-Latte-to-Go, cigarettes, coffee houses and diners, Conversations at The Party, Crime Stories, Diner Movies, everything's a coke except for Dr. Pepper, Great Songs, heart, Midnight at The Starlight Deluxe, No pulse- no reflection- no service., Noir, pie ala mode 35 cents, Publication News, Resilience and The Modern Woman, super deluxe bacon cheese burger, super deluxe bacon cheese burger with steak fries and bleu cheese dressing, The Competition Bump and Grind, The Smart Set, The Stories of the Starlight, Things you can't tell by just looking at her., You dig what I'm sayin?, You want fries with that?, Zombies

Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

This book is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, a few poems, variations on a theme. These are stories about relationships, some are character, or lack of character, portraits, others are cautionary, observational, personal. The Starlight Deluxe, a diner, is a feature in many of these tales. Previously published pieces include 'With All the… Continue reading Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

Midnight at The Starlight Deluxe, Observations, Perspective, Resilience and The Modern Woman, Respect, Strength, Zombies

Into the Hours After Midnight

The other day I made it a point to follow the posts, to really look at the posts, of a couple of people whom I know to hold political views that are at opposite ends of the spectrum. What I garnered from that is that everyone is living in their own world, their own reality,… Continue reading Into the Hours After Midnight

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Perpetually Midnight at The Starlight, A Diner Movie

Working on the cover for Bones, or COLB, I became inspired. I've been thinking about this book for years, recently, however, several of my published stories became unavailable online, and I decided they need a home at The Starlight Deluxe. Of all my many webpage incarnations over the years, "Midnight at The Starlight Deluxe" was… Continue reading Perpetually Midnight at The Starlight, A Diner Movie

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Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

The Starlight Deluxe is an imaginary diner, there might be a real one somewhere, but this made-up one, is mine. For a while I dedicated a second webpage to it. In the last few days, it's a place that's on my mind quite a bit, one that I've drawn several ideas from for the books/projects… Continue reading Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

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Lady Liberty at the Party.

Lady Liberty at The Party So I get dressed, put on my make-up, straight seams on the stockings because I'm old enough, I know how to do this. Get carded at the liquor store on the way, which at this point means the cashier is either way younger than me, way older than me, just… Continue reading Lady Liberty at the Party.