Jo Blackwell

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Short Story – Fat Chance!

Short story

This “coffee break” short story was first published in Take a Break in the summer of 1992. I’ve updated it so that the character can use email instead of a fax machine! Enjoy. Fat Chance! Jo Blackwell   Myra Heptinstall was fat. Not “pleasantly plump” or “cuddly”, but lusciously, opulently fat. Not that she minded, […]

Short Story – ROAR!

Jo Blackwell

Here is my new short story: Roar! (or 20,000 words a day) This is the first piece of short fiction I’ve written for almost 20 years. At that time, I was a regular contributor to magazines such as Take a Break Bella Best My Weekly The Lady and Family Circle. This isn’t a “tea break” kind of story though. It is longer, […]