Issue 95
on-line August 2019

The Journey's End
by Bev Vines-Haines
Doorknob Winner

Household Help
by Bev Vines-Haines
Hayward Fault Line Winner

by Dianne McKnight
Dorsal Winner

Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights. The heat has been unbearable, for far too long this August. The governor has issued a State of Emergency Order for the next ten days. He urges the elderly and children to drink lots of water and stay indoors. You've waited through a cold July for this heat. Outside, the sun is setting and with the coming of night, your skin prickles. Overhead the moon is full, bleaching the earth a brilliant white and casting long shadows from trees and buildings. As you step into the shadow, your heart leaps, what was that sound, an owl perhaps. Now, take a moment and write a story within the following guidelines for Hot August Nights:


Many Doorknob & BodyPaint writers also have personal BLOGS. The URL is usually include in their bios. Now, we have a link to their BLOGS to facilitate reading a favorite writer.