by JJ Holbert

Exploring the human condition, one short story at a time. I write my short-shorts just like everybody else - one word at a time. You can read it all and get updates on my publications, including my novel 'Big Flame and Little Buck' at 

Podcast episodes

  • E16 - Closer to the Edge

    E16 - Closer to the EdgeExplicit

    Two middle aged couples got out to a show and experience both the familiar and the new.

  • E15 - Teacher of the Night

    E15 - Teacher of the NightExplicit

    Denise has a sexy side hustle, which is all well and good, until her students walked in.

  • E14 - Mental Illness Awareness Week

    E14 - Mental Illness Awareness WeekExplicit

    The first week in October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. In honor of it, I recorded an excerpt of my novel Big Flame and Little Buck, Chapter 1, entitled 1983: A Concert, A Wreck, and A Phone Call. It is the first time we meet ...

  • E13 - G.Y.S.T (gist)

    E13 - G.Y.S.T (gist)Explicit

    A man questions his confidence after a long marriage and eventual divorce

  • E12 - Broken Rules

    E12 - Broken Rules

    Anna connects folly from her college days to her current work with foster youth.