JackBates

I write. I've gotten better at it.

731Readings on his/her/their works

Published works

Short Fiction

Knit One, Furl Two

JackBates

Darlene Brash retired early from education. Winning a lottery mega jackpot made that possible. Her friend Marcie Kilpatrick remained in the classroom. Wednesday evenings they met with the Closely Knit ... [+]

Button Fiction Spring 2019
Short Fiction

And They Call It Puppet Love

JackBates

When Harry told people he did puppet shows at a mall, they laughed at him. This was before they even saw his act. When they saw he was serious, they asked why he didn’t have a real job. Afte ... [+]

Set Stories Free 2018