Category Archives: Short stories

LABOR’S DAY SMILE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) Happy Labor Day!  In honor of the laborers, we offer our thanks and a favorite post from the Fiction House Archives. *      *     * “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, … Continue reading

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A BACK TO SCHOOL TALE: THE LEGEND OF THE SCARLET TOUNGED, BLUE MOUTH DEMONS

To our adult and teacher friends, we hope that your new school year begins safely and as smoothly as possible.  We know you are all doing what you think is best for the children.  But…to gift you with a smile … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh As we stay safely inside, our imaginations are free to join Life’s parade. Welcome to our annual 4th from  Tales of the Fiction House. Have a wonderful holiday! Cincinatti, July 4, 1826 The Cincinnati wharf-shack sways in … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

by Raji Singh Whether your fathers are near, far, past, or present, they live forever in our hearts. Here is a favorite from our Fiction House family’s archives. Happy Father’s Day!   *    *    * PART I – FATHERS’ SENSIBILITIES … Continue reading

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PETS ON MEMORIAL DAY

By Raji Singh As we stay inside with our pets, they love us, comfort us, and remind us what a warm place in our hearts they occupy. To honor them, here is a favorite from the Fiction House Files… * … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY MAGIC

by Raji Singh In honor of our mothers, from the archives of The Fiction House… I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my mother and father on board a sinking ferry near … Continue reading

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EYES OF A LIFETIME: A BAYOU POEM

By Raji Singh As we struggle across the world with our mortality, it is good to remember that we will always live on in the thoughts of those who love us. *     *     * FROM THE FICTION HOUSE FILES: A … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF AN EASTER LILY AND A DESERT RESURRECTION IN POETRY AND PROSE

By Raji Singh It is a time for Easter, Passover, and various human (‘two-leg’) celebrations. Plant, bird, butterfly, and creature (the ‘four-legs’) celebrate, too. They call it Transformation: The Time of the Great Desert Pilgrimage. For your two-leg reading pleasure, … Continue reading

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BOOKS: WILD ADVENTURES FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR COUCH

By Raji Singh As we stay safely inside, our hearts still yearn for adventure. If your pathway opens inside a book, we think you will enjoy this fantastical look at a boy’s discovering of reading. From the archives of Fiction … Continue reading

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY TALE– RRROSE HEATHER, A DAUGHTER OF OL’ IRE-LAND

By Raji Singh Just one of the 1,001 Tales residing for all eternity in the Fiction House. St. Patrick was a fine story-teller.  He passed on his gift to all who loved him.  In his honor, we share with you … Continue reading

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