Comedy

Life is a tragedy to those who feel and a comedy to those who think. – Molière

If you would like to see a chronological list of all Deidra’s short stories please find them HERE.

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All the Knowledge No One Needs

What happens when you share your writing for the very first time?

Bad High School Teacher

What happens when teachers burn out?

Bulldozer & Pushover

What happens when you overindulge your child?

But Wait – There’s more

What happens when you have a narcissist in your life?

Can’t Get Enough of What You Don’t Need

What happens when your kid goes off to college?

Death By Sharpie

What do you do when there are no good options?

Down to One

What happen when you don’t believe in God?

Few and Far Between

What happens when you are taking care of elderly parents and adult children?

Florida Man

What happens when you’ve become Florida Man?

Forth Majeure

What happens when you are a charming old narcissist?

Goddess of Chaos

What happens when a goddess is exceptionally bored?

Golden Repair

What happens when you try marriage counseling?

Growing Sideways

What happens when your kid loses his retainer?

Hack

What happens when you try to write?

How To Slash A Tire

What happens at a slumber party in the 1970’s?

Immaculate Reception

What happens when you fall in love at 50?

In Search Of

What happen when…

Innocence Lost

What happens when a medieval priest runs away?

Irrumator Praetor Matrem Suam

What happens when you find your mother kissing your fiancé?

Jax Buys A Ticket

What happens at self-empowerment conferences?

Jax Gets Vaccinated

What happens when you are afraid to get the jab?

Jax Makes Amends

What happens when you hurt your best friend’s feelings?

Jax Teaches 8th Grade

What happens when you try substitute teaching?

Jax Throws Jazz Hands

What happens when you meet your best friend’s mother?

Kerfuffle in Yazoo County

What happens when love conquers all?

Kiko’s Humble Duty

What happens when a brothel tries out a full-service android?

Lawn Darts

What happens when you outgrow the things that make sense?

LibraryWork

What happens when the library becomes your best friend?

Like a Baseball Bat to the Face

What happens when you need a ride?

Love and Flowcharts

What happens when Cupid calculates your love sign?

Love in the Time of Apocalypse

What happens when you make a bet with another writer on how many phallic references you can shove into one story?

Mac

What happens when you try to impress a boy?

Madness Among the Flowers

What happens when you need to deal with toxic masculinity?

Male #18

What happens when you try speed dating?

Marked for Failure

What happens when you are stuck in Reno?

Missy’s Midlife Misdirection

What happens when you decide to attend your high school reunion?

Moved On

What happens when you open the door?

No Class Room

What happens when the principal asks you for a “favor”?

No One Really Explains

What happens when no one really explains, well, anything?

No Thank Hugh

What happens when you really crave a hot dog?

[Ok.]

What happens when you fall in love on a dating app?

Pass the Potatoes on the Left-hand Side

What happens when you go home for Thanksgiving?

Passing Through

What happens when you meet back up with your transmigration buddy?

 Perilous Times Shall Come

What happens when the trout lines are empty?

Riddle of the Sphinx

What happens after you figure it all out?

Seven Greek Gods Walk Into A Bar

What happens when the Gods just want some potato skins?

Short Delay in Service

What happens when you make a bet with another writer over how many scatological references you can cram into one story?

Take the Cannoli

What happens when you clean up after a funeral?

Takeout & Delivery

What happens when your Uber driver needs to make a stop?

Tatterdemalion

What happens when you decide to enter the priesthood?

Texting After a Funeral

What happens when a picture is worth a thousand words?

The Abyss Gazes Back

What happens when you wonder who you really are?

The Almost Last Supper

What happens at dinner parties in the English countryside?

The Fifth Wave

What would happen if COVID was a 18th century dandy?

The First Thing We Do

What happens when you can’t land a job?

The Gods in the Stars

What happens when you jump off a cruise ship?

The Good Soil

What happens when your altered reality meets the real one?

The King of Carrion

What happens when you love the wrong person?

The Making of Chocolate

What happen when your father believes in you?

The More Things Change

What happens when you can’t get your shit together?

The Physics Professor and the Latte

What happens when you can’t calculate falling in love?

The Play’s the Thing

What happens when KFC funds community theater?

The Reaper of Hearts

What happens when love is a finite commodity?

The 2nd Floor of the Circuit Court Building

What happens when you try to warn your sibling?

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made On

What happens when you overanalyze everything?

Tetherball

What happens at summer camp?

The Last Time I Was Beautiful

What happens when…

The Teacher’s Dilemma

What happens to the starfish?

The 10th Circle of Hell

What happens when Hell needs expanding in the 21st century?

The Ties That Bind

What happens when sibling rivalry ends?

To Abstain Courteously

What happens when you date boys from New Jersey?

To One Not Sociable

What happens when Ophelia reflects upon her life?

Tom Mosely Falls in Love

What happens when you are a romantic cynic?

Unfinished Business

What happens when a Jewish baker and an Irish pastry chef compete?

Void > Water > Air > Fire > Earth

What happens when the elements conspire against you?

Waiting for Samuel Beckett

What would happen if Vladimir and Estragon were college roommates?

Witch Hunter’s Grandson

What happens when the Age of Enlightenment steps in?

What You Can Do With Your Book

What happens when people give you shitty gifts?