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Smorgasbord Short Stories – Authors in the Sun – Solar Eclipse by Darlene Foster

Posted on: August 29, 2021

Delighted to see my short story featured on Sally Cronin´s blog. And super excited to see a fabulous review of Amanda in Malta by Georgia Rose. A good day all around. Thanks, Sally and Georgia.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

When I worked on radio in the south of Spain I presented and recorded four series of Authors in the Sun showcasing local writers and their short stories. I ran a series here on the blog in 2017 which was much enjoyed and showed off the skills of some amazing writers.

I would love to share your short stories here too this summer and details of how you can participate is at the end of the post.

Solar Eclipse
Darlene Foster

Christina rolled out of bed, looked out the window and decided this day would be her last. She saw no point in going on. Her life had become abysmal.

No one called except telemarketers and people taking surveys. As if her opinion counted.

No one ever stopped in for a visit either. Many of her friends were dead; the others had gradually disappeared from her life.

A dish…

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36 Responses to "Smorgasbord Short Stories – Authors in the Sun – Solar Eclipse by Darlene Foster"

Thanks for boosting the post Darlene…have a wonderful week..hugsx

I was away so a bit late. Just catching up. I was very pleased to see the story and happy with the comments. Thanks again.

I am sure you had an amazing time and lovely to be traveling again..hugsxx

That was a great story, Darlene. You created such a depressing mood at the start and I loved the pivot. Well done.

Thanks, glad you liked it.

What a wonderful offer. This was an enjoyable story, Darlene. I look forward to more!

Sally has the best ideas. Pleased you liked the story.

I enjoyed the story a great deal.

Thanks, Liz. Means a lot to me that you liked it.

You’re welcome, Darlene. 🙂

A lovely store, Darlene, and congratulations on another great review! You must be gathering quite an inspiring collection. 🙂

I am so delighted with the reviews for this book. Thanks!

As I commented on Sally’s blog, Darlene, your story was brilliant. I was hooked from the first line on.

Thanks, Pete. Glad it worked for you.

Such a beautiful story, Darlene. Thank you!

Thanks, Donna. Pleased you liked it.

Loved this! Really great short story Darlene! ❤

This was fabulous, Darlene – a brilliant short story. Toni x

A VERY good day for you, Darlene. Congrats!

Yes, it was. Thanks, my friend.

I really enjoyed the story, Darlene!

I’m glad you enjoyed it. I like to write an adult story from time to time.

I bet it’s a nice change for you.

Darlene, thank you for participating and sharing your post links as SeniorSalon

And thank you for your wonderful blog and Senior Salon. xo

So glad to have you with us Darlene and always contributing. Please invite your own followers to also come and join us. Thanks and have a great day

bravo 🙂 & thank you 😊

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