Tag Archives: FICTION!

the halloween episode

(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, “This Halloween in Kekionga” originally posted on this date in 2015 …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in … Continue reading

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iowa and the professor on the trail

(This is the drawing I made for the 22nd day of the Inktober Challenge, in reply to the prompt “Trail”.  Then I wrote this little fiction to go with it.) Six things Iowa Ginsberg is thinking at this specific moment, … Continue reading

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sunset and fishbones

From Iowa’s Daybook: “I was walking home from Corby at dusk with Gale, and we stopped at Sunset Point.  The weather has been weird lately and we have been getting these incredible colorful sunsets. Today there were these strange looking … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 5

(Our traditional Christmas Episode …) “And they’re ours.  Rudolph and the Grinch belong to everybody.  But the Christmas Wolves are Kekionga’s.” Nobody had much to say to that . And so there, Iowa thought.  Logic, mythic or otherwise, was one … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 4

(The discussion Kekionga’s official Christmas story continues in part 4 of the Christmas Episode.) “My guess,” said another voice, deep and with some kind of weird lilting accent Iowa could never quite identify, “is that the historical models were almost … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 3

(Every traditional Christmas story is open to debate …) Clap. Clap. Clap.  Iowa heard the “slow clap” applause behind her and didn’t even have to turn around to know who it was. “Very nice, Ms. Ginsberg. Well done.  You’re certainly … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 2

(Our Kekionga Christmas story continues.) “I can’t believe you’ve never heard of the Christmas Wolves.” Iowa was slightly amazed.  “It must really be a local thing.” “Sorry, never heard of them,” Jack replied, shrugging in an embarassed sort of way.  … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 1

(Part one of our classic Kekionga Christmas Episode, the story of the Christmas Wolves.) Iowa Ginsberg walked through downtown Kekionga, enjoying the weekend-before-Christmas holiday atmosphere with the glorious smug relief of someone who had finished her last exam yesterday.  Finals … Continue reading

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this halloween in kekionga

(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, originally posted on this date last year …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in the middle of … Continue reading

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big wolf

Two sentence fiction, illustrated: Professor Lykander found this old cigar box in the junk shop. “Not bad, ” he said, and he bought it for a dollar.

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