Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

40 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 186 comments, and 45 friends

Coffee beans earned: 1

I dabble a little in a lot of things — writing, webcomics, gaming, photography, web design, music, and more. I’m a full-time code-wrangler with far, far too much to do.

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Blood Rain

"There is blood in the rain," stated the Deep One, matter-of-factly. He stood at the deck railing, s…

Published 17 hours ago.

Bargaining Post

The thing that spoke to me had the face of a dead god but used the voice of my father. I had known t…

Published 27 hours ago.

Post-Deity, Post-Life

It closed its eyes and roared.

"Sacrilege! Blasphemy! Desecration! The Aldergods will destroy you u…

Published 7 days ago.

God-Post

I held that piece of flesh up before me, bitter distaste filling my mouth. If what my father and I h…

Published 10 days ago.

Post of the Father

I carried my father's post on my left shoulder as I walked back to the front of the property. I took…

Published 10 days ago.

Beautiful Tragedy

A child. Barely out of diapers. He stands stock still on the busy sidewalk as hundreds of grown-ups …

Published 12 days ago.

Moon Shadows

Grims dropped it with a single shot. The bullet entered through the cat's open maw and exited throug…

Published 12 days ago.

And This Is Life

I have suffered brutal betrayals these past months, betrayals no one should have to endure. I have w…

Published 14 days ago.

Man-Made Post (Made of Man)

I don't know how I made it through what came next. The next days were a blur of pain, both physical …

Published 14 days ago.

Post Repair

I grabbed our wagon, pushing it over to where my father stood, forever carven in wood. Carefully, I …

Published 14 days ago.

A Peck o' Trouble

Grims slung his rifle then bent to the body. Blood dribbled from the kid's mouth, but not much. Thre…

Published 16 days ago.

Never Gonna Be Your Girl

You poked a hole in the box. I can only imagine what that did to your fingernails, wearing them down…

Published 18 days ago.

Corners

I drag a finger along a wall as I walk around the room. I can feel the grainy surface of drywall and…

Published 23 days ago.

ɹəɥʇᴂN

Grey mist sails past his face, and it is enough to shake him from his reverie. His mind is sluggish,…

Published 28 days ago.

Everywhere I Go

You've heard the expression, "Everywhere you go, there you are." Well, I've got a variation for you.…

Published 1 month ago.

Jim Stitzel

Friends 45

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August Rode
JonB
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Abstract
Fantasist
RockPaperScissors
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fish
Sanglorian
THX0477
Escapist
Abby
In Nights Arms
Andrman
slapdashmonuments
HS Wift
textual_phoenix
Cariad Ceffyl
nuclearsubmarine
lamuella
crayon
saveloy
Storykeeper
Kespan
rhubarb_j
Emmyful
Tall glass of Kel
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
AriaWinter
lacrimae rerum
PJ Returned
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GradualUprising
Anorak
DeerDairy
AdventuresAndSearches
dkscully
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Scarlet Archer
A Gypsy Heart
Ary
Robert Quick

Followers 18

HSAR
aslargeasalone
August Rode
Fantasist
Abstract
slapdashmonuments
ElshaHawk
RockPaperScissors
Abby
Robert Quick
Escapist
rhubarb_j
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
Tall glass of Kel
PJ Returned
DeerDairy
Anorak
HS Wift