Author Archives


Author is an umbrella name given to the contributors of the Literary Yard

The Gazebo

By: Linda Barrett                                                               Ron didn’t want to come on the New Directions road trip but his stepbrother, Tim, forced him into it. Agnes DellaRossa, the support group’s leader recommended it to […]

Bad Neighbors

By: Sally Smithson They never liked Brad.  When they moved in, and they were lugging the cardboard boxes up the driveway, there he stood across the street.  His arms were crossed, and […]

The soup war

By: Beatriz Moisset In Argentina there is a type of pasta that we call ammunition pasta. It is used mostly to make soups. The name describes the shape perfectly. In Italian, it […]

The Last Frontier

By: Alan Swyer “What?” Eddie Faber asked, answering his cell after seeing his ex-wife’s name on caller ID. “I need you back in LA,” Carolyn announced. “I’m covering the Dodgers in Spring […]

The Outbuilding

By: James Bates Maggie and I were relaxing watching television. Finally, I couldn’t contain myself any longer and made a big point of clearing my throat as a prelude to what I […]

Hazy and cool

By Eric Burbridge             Lucas Byrd’s love of the Independent Party was short lived when they passed Medicare reform. The budget demanded cuts, those cuts required seniors his age who passed certain […]