Moments is a work in progress. The idea is to publish a new short story every Friday in 2021, starting on 8 January. This is a large and demanding task, but if successful, the stories will be collected into a book in December 2021.
See links to the stories below, as they are published.
A New Beginning – published 8 January 2021
Eve wanders the Garden of Eden and wonders why she has to wear a fig leaf and why this snake is talking to her.
The Confusing Coronation of Karel I – published 15 january 2021
Karel hadn’t understood why he was to call himself I. Karel I, I am a king and so I shall call myself I.
The Girl from Nowhere – published 22 January 2021
Frank is a private detective, but business has been slow lately. It’s like nobody has affairs anymore or murders their spouse, loses their dog or gets bribed and needs a discreet way of getting rid of the kidnapper. Then the phone rings…
1953 – to be published 29 January 2021
The waves were crashing against the dike, and sometimes I could taste salt. The storm was getting worse and father had told me to be home quickly. – The 1953 North Sea flood was the worst natural disaster in the Netherlands in the 20th century. This story is fiction and not based on specific people, but it is typical for what would have happened and did happen that night.
Next story to be published on 5 February 2021