Jennifer Worrell


List of Published Works

Christmas Lites VIII  Short story. "Tattered Ribbons" (children's).  A little girl's whimsical views crash into reality on Christmas Eve. (12/22/18)

Dread Naught but Time  Introduction and short story.  "Cellophane Sea" (dark romance).  A man at a crossroads realizes that sometimes the greatest gifts are the things you leave behind.  (12/8/18)

Writings to Stem Your Existential Dread  Two flash stories.  "One More Round" (dark romance): A young man's guilt comes back to haunt him as he yearns to recreate the past; and "Rendezvous" (thriller): A meet-up between two partners-in-crime ends in a showdown at a railway station.  (2/1/18)

Ironology 2017   Three flash stories.  "Moonlight and Love Songs" (fantasy): The fate of a movie museum as told through the POV of its memorabilia; "Stone Circuit, Black Hole" (speculative romance): Now that science and magic are one, a man is left to mourn his love more deeply than ever; and "Keep the Change" (noir comedy): A cat must take drastic measures to maintain his cushy lifestyle.  (11/4/17)

ChiWriMo blog.  Article.  "I Have to Get This Sentence Just Right."  If you're worried about getting it right during NaNoWriMo, you're doing it wrong.  (11/3/17)

72 Hours of Insanity: An Anthology of the Games, volume 3  Short story.  "Kalfou" (horror). A woman is haunted by her dead husband in St. Louis Cemetery #1 in New Orleans.  (10/31/2017)  Out of print.

Writer's Workout Blog.  Review.  "Writing Deep Scenes: Plotting Your Story through Action, Emotion and Theme"  (6/11/2017)

Literary Orphans Journal.  Flash story.  "Cooking for One"  After being abruptly abandoned, a woman tries to keep a sense of normalcy.   (2/28/17)

72 Hours of Insanity: An Anthology of the Games, volume 2  Three short stories.  "Zagnut" (sci-fi): The history of the first man on the moon almost turned out differently, thanks to a Russian tech; "C. Everett Oops" (dark comedy): Family can bring about the worst in you during a gruesome funeral, and "W56.11" (dark comedy): An arrogant med student learns things aren't always what they seem in the depths of the morgue.  (10/25/2016)  Out of print.

Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.  Flash story.  "Tell It Again"  During a particularly excruciating meal, a humorous gesture combined with wish fulfillment results in disaster.  (2/01/15)

Hungry? Chicago (editor).  (2008)  Out of print.
Hungry? Chicago: Family.  (2006)