Writer Nancy Jane Moore pursued both the law and martial arts with equal vigor, applying their lessons to many areas of her life. She found that questions of justice, fairness, and equality were extremely important to her. This led to her championing low income housing, food co-ops, and working as a legal editor. As she puts it, she didn’t become rich from the law. However, she is a fourth degree black belt in Aikido, both teaching the art and expanding her own knowledge of it. Here at Book View Cafe we suspect she is secretly a superhero.
Her approach to fiction is equally mind-bending.
And now, continuing the celebration of Mad Scientist Week, here’s a short story for you. It takes place… One Night in O’Shaughnessy’s BarDavid D. Levine The geek sat hunched over his drink, tapping a swizzle stick on the bar as … Continue reading
Palm Beach Express-Times Jupiter Woman Disappears During Civil Commitment Hearing JUPITER, Fla. A woman disappeared today in the middle of a hearing on whether she should be committed to a mental institution. Adele Mansfield, 42, disappeared while demonstrating a device … Continue reading
Or so the latest round of doomsayers predict, based on someone’s interpretation of the Mayan calendar. Apparently some more optimistic types think December 21, 2012, marks the beginning of an idyllic New Age. I’m a little skeptical of both predictions, … Continue reading
Supreme Court of the United States Defines Personhood Flash Fiction Satire by Vonda N. McIntyre In an expected decision today, the United States Supreme Court reaffirmed its definition of Corporations as persons, and redefined organic beings as unpersons. Unpersons include nebular avatars, bionic individuals (including biological … Continue reading
Flashes of Illumination, a collection of 52 short-short stories by Nancy Jane Moore, is now available from Book View Cafe. Like all Book View Cafe ebooks, it comes in a choice of four DRM-free formats — mobi, epub, prc, and … Continue reading
I quit. I don’t mean I quit writing. Or quit Book View Cafe. Or even quit blogging. But I quit publishing a weekly flash fiction. Today I put up story number 50. It seems like a good stopping place. … Continue reading
When we started Book View Cafe, I decided it would be the perfect forum for something I’d wanted to do for years: Publishing a “flash fiction” — a short-short story — on a weekly basis. It’s not that very short … Continue reading