A Friend of the Family – Part 3

https://davidwilsonburns.com/a-friend-of-the-family/ When the service had ended and the family had recessed to an undisclosed location within the church, the pastor invited us to gather in the community hall where the family would be joining us shortly. She encouraged us to share stories of the deceased with each other. I prefer not to overplan my role …

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Seriously Serial Fiction Podcast

I love audiobooks and web serials! I've made an audiobook for Whiff and have enjoyed that. I've been writing fiction in serial form for over a decade. What's the intersection here? The podcast! I know that a lot of you listen to podcasts. Perhaps you're interested in my writing, but you just can't get around …

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A Friend of the Family – Part 2

A Friend of the Family She looked off over the heads of the mourners at some far away point--perhaps at the mural of the fish and loaves on the back wall of the sanctuary or perhaps into the ether of her glory years as a soprano section leader of the Grace Presbyterian Church of yesteryear.  …

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New Serials for the New Year!

As promised, I am delivering new literary content at davidwilsonburns.com! If you've followed me for awhile, you probably know about Bay City Runaway, which I'm offering here now. But what about the rest? Let's start with Fly By Night. Fly By Night has been stashed away for years, unfinished, but I think it will make …

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What to expect from this site in 2021

For years, this site has been primarily a platform to advertise my publications and share an occasional blogpost, and I've used other sites to post actual literary content. But for 2021, I want to change that! I am moving my existing web serial/novel content to davidwilsonburns.com. I sell much of my writing in traditional book …

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A Friend of the Family – Part 1

I always try to choose forgettable names when I sign the guest books--Daryll Clark, Tim Miller, Brian Evans, Ken Adams, and the like. No Felixes, Macs, Jethros..Everests. I don’t come to intrude or be remembered or be recognized. And I don’t come for the food and drinks that often follow. It’s not that kind of …

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Preview of “The Puddlegulch Post”

  Puddlegulch celebrates the 150th anniversary of Possum Day On a blustery December morning in 1869, word came to the town councilmen of Johnson Gulch of an encroaching army of rogue civil war soldiers who had not realized that the Civil War had been over for four years. No one knows which side they had …

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