hudsonmoon

Primary tabs

I have 648 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 517916 times and 427 of my stories have been cherry picked.
109 of my 3,307 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 120 votes

Close reader
hudsonmoon's picture
Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

My stories

Cherry

Craven Gets Flashed XXI

At the Village Tavern Betty and Mildred were seated at a table near the stage. “Do you ever get the feeling you’ve been forgotten,” said Betty. “...
1 likes
Cherry

Craven Gets Flashed XX

In the back room of his shop above the Village Tavern stands Freddie Moynihan, proprietor of Village Oddities. Freddie is in a snit with a sleepy...
Cherry

Craven Gets Flashed XIX

“As his wife slept, Kenny the dry cleaner tip-toed out the front door and descended the flight of stairs to the lobby. “Mrs. Hudson!” said Kenny. ”I...
Cherry

Craven Gets Flashed XVIII

Outside the station house Sergeant Dowd climbed in behind the wheel of the paddy wagon. “Try to have it back at a decent hour, sarge,” said officer...
Cherry

Craven Gets Flashed XVII

“Kenny, are you coming to bed?” “Whilst the hounds chomp at our very feet! I should say not. The streets are crawling with vermin, and one must take...

Pages

109 of my comments have received 120 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

Fine tale, celctic. I think

Posted on Fri, 21 May 2021

Fine tale, celctic. I think about prisons a lot lately. I pass by Sing Sing prison -- in Ossining, New York -- every day on my train ride to and from work, but I'm usually asleep when we pass. It's only lately that I decided to pay it more...

Read full comment

Posted in Remember Me As I Was.

1 Vote

Wasn't familiar with numpties

Posted on Sun, 02 May 2021

Wasn't familiar with numpties, but now I am. And I thank you. I've been that boy in some ways.  I sure did relate. Like Di_Hard said. He got in my head. That's good writing. A wonderful tale. 

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Council Estate Jesus

1 Vote

Congrats on POM honors,

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Congrats on POM honors, Rachel. It was a favorite of mine.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Icecream

1 Vote

Thanks, DH. I'm having too

Posted on Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Thanks, DH. I'm having too much fon to let it go. I've got a couple of more in me before the finale. (that's code  for: I haven't come up with a finale yet, so I need some stalling time.) Cheers.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Craven Gets Flashed XXII

1 Vote

Thanks, Paul. I always keepa

Posted on Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Thanks, Paul. I always keepa bunch on hand for emergencies. When all else fails - break glass and toss in banana. lol.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Craven Gets Flashed XXII

1 Vote

Wow. I'm with Claudine on

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Wow. I'm with Claudine on this. Pitch perfect. Sa sad and so well written. Those details. Loved it.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Icecream

1 Vote

I felt something here,

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

I felt something here, marandina, and it was comforting. Thank you.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Setting Sons

1 Vote

Thaniks for this bit of

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Thaniks for this bit of history, Rhiannonw.  Enjoyed your take on it. I'm liking old Durk. Such harsh times..

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Durk Willems

1 Vote

Thanks, Claudine. the

Posted on Thu, 08 Apr 2021

Thanks, Claudine. the original line was 'cherry Coke and cigarettes' then I thought of my older sister and her close-knit goup of girlfriends at that age and it made me shudder. lol. So I went with rage.

Rich

Read full comment

Posted in Craven Gets Flashed XXI

1 Vote

I used to play this Teenage

Posted on Mon, 05 Apr 2021

I used to play this Teenage Mutant Turtles game with my 8 year-old son back in the 90’s. He seemed to know these  secret codes, which he didn’t care to share with me. I could never beat him, so I made him come outside and play catch. He would go...

Read full comment

Posted in Forty Years Of Playing Video Games

Pages