‘In The Gallery’

A Short Story Series

The Forgotten Pants – A Short Short Story

Inspired by a true event.     Chapter One Heather played her horn for 3 hours, the entire length of the gallery opening.  Her legs were cold the entire time. Chapter Two When she got home and undressed she realized she had forgotten to put on her pants that...

The Nickname – A Short Short Story

 Drawing at Crystal Bridges The origin of the drawing was a quick sketch at Crystal Bridges Museum of Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. There was an area of the temporary exhibition where people were handing out paper and clipboards and encouraging people to draw.  I took...

Mary and Elizabeth – A Short Story

    Chapter One The artist, Bethany, was having her first solo art exhibition in 3 years. She had done a series of paintings of nude biblical figures. The painting she was giving her gallery talk about was titled 'Mary and Elizabeth'. It depicted the New...

The Judgment – A Short Story

  Prologue Beatrice was raised by a very judgmental mother who didn't like her much.       Chapter One Beatrice saw the mother and daughter on the street outside of gallery as she went up the steps.  As she juggled her keys and coffee to unlock the door...

Never – A Short Short Story

  Prologue Millicent had never been the subject of a short story before. She had been mentioned in a weird poem her 10th grade boyfriend had written for her when he was high on pot, but never a short story.     Chapter One Millicent had never been in an...

The Hand Model – A Short Story

  Prologue She didn't realize today would be the most important day of her life.     Chapter One The Waitress was waiting tables, depressed and annoyed at having been in the city for months and still not having made any friends or making any progress in...

The Blue Woman – A Short Short Story

      The Blue Woman Prologue She born in 1977 in rural west Texas.  When she was born her lips were blue and her father exclaimed, "Well, HELLO Blue!" and the nickname stuck.  Her real name was Trinity Amelia Forsyth. No one ever called her Trinity...

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