Dear readers and comrades: I hope you’re having a wonderful October.
Here’s an early treat for Halloween, 2013 (and perhaps Thanksgiving, depending on your interpretation): the release of my short story, “The Fall of Tomlinson Hall; or The Ballad of the Butcher’s Cart,” which is part of the ongoing Mythic Indy series at Punchnel’s.
The short tale is centered on a pair of downtown-Indy line cooks during the 1950s who — pardon the pun — bite off more than they can chew when uncovering an “underground” secret. Follow the link here: “The Fall of Tomlinson Hall” by Clint Smith.
As a supplement to the story, I’ve provided some historic photos associated with the characters and which figure into key scenes:
And while you’re at it, check out the newly constructed (i.e. barebones) Facebook page for my forthcoming collection, Ghouljaw and Other Stories: facebook.com/Ghouljaw.
When you stop by Punchnel’s, be sure to visit all the previous Mythic Indy stories and their contributors:
- “The Man on The Monon” by Ben H. Winters
- “Dining on Salvia” by Eliza Tudor
- “Odd Man Out” by Jay Lesandrini
- “Population Profile: the Bridge People” by Matt Jager
- “A Delicate Endeavor” by Maria Cook
- “Heart of the City” by Alex Mattingly
- “The Zero Point” by Hugh Vandivier
- “Ebony Paradox” by Maurice Broaddus
- “thinmanlittlebird” by Austin Wilson
- “How Market Square Arena Killed Elvis” by Maggie Wheeler