Entries Tagged as 'Colette Ryder-Hall'

Midway (Part III)

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Read Part I of “Midway” online here and Part II here. The shock of finding over a hundred thousand dollars hidden in the bedroom ceiling temporarily got me out of the stupor I’d been in. I got an old army surplus duffel bag out of the cabinet under the bed and Shaun and I shoveled [...]

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Tags: 2008 · Ames Progressive Classics · AP Issues · Colette Ryder-Hall · December 2008 · Fiction

Midway (Part II)

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Part I of “Midway” was published in last month’s issue of the Ames Progressive. Read it online here. Kate came home at five. I was dozing at the table, torn between passing out or nursing my anger and what was left of the bourbon a little while longer. I watched Kate step out of her [...]

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Tags: 2008 · Ames Progressive Classics · AP Issues · Colette Ryder-Hall · Fiction · October 2008

Midway (Part I)

October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The House of Freaks was quite a letdown, let me tell you. The exterior was a big mural featuring all sorts of fantastical freaks, like a bearded lady who looked to weigh about 400 pounds and a lizard-headed man lifting a giant barbell with his forked tongue. The other three walls were unpainted plywood, held [...]

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Tags: 2008 · Ames Progressive Classics · AP Issues · Colette Ryder-Hall · Fiction · September 2008

The Other Side of a Long Night

November 16th, 2007 · No Comments

East of town there are fields. And a tree, a lonely barn, two houses in the distance, and the sun changing from a dull glow to a bright pinwheel in the November sky. It’s eight AM on Friday morning and we haven’t yet slept. “I hate seeing the sunrise before I go to bed,” I [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Colette Ryder-Hall · Fiction · October/November 2007