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.

Dread Naught but Time.  Introduction and one 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)

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

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

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

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

Hungry? Chicago (editor).  (2008)
Hungry? Chicago: Family.  (2006)