Clique, Clique, Boom

Clique, Clique, Boom

Best of the Gazette Winner – 2019 Calvert High School, Grantville April, 1635 “Why must we attend gym?” Anna Keime groaned as the girls filed into their locker room after gym class. She was a new arrival this semester and was adeptly fitting into the...
Requiem For the Future

Requiem For the Future

Best of the Gazette Winner – 2018 Magdeburg Late March, 1636 Friedrich von Logau, poet, epigrammist, op-ed writer, caustic critic, and oft-considered gadfly of the body literary of Magdeburg, was smiling. That would have surprised some of the targets of his wit,...
The Long Road Home, Part 2

The Long Road Home, Part 2

Best of the Gazette Winner – 2017 Hartmann escorted the shaken Kirsten to the MP tents, telling her to wait while he went inside. However, things looked to be getting worse. “Murder?” Hartmann asked in a chilly voice. “Yes.” Captain Hess from the MP Company told him...
The Long Road Home, Part 1

The Long Road Home, Part 1

Best of the Gazette Winner – 2017 The Battle of Ahrensbök Early May, 1634 From where the French command group stood, what had been a glorious struggle became tragedy. With the cavalry along with their commanding general in flight, Charles de la Porte threw his men...
The Winter Canvas: A Daniel Block Story

The Winter Canvas: A Daniel Block Story

Best of the Gazette Winner – 2016 Magdeburg November 28, 1636 Daniel von Block sat dangerously close to his fireplace as he read again the devastating letter in his hand. He couldn’t believe it . . . your unethical behavior during the mural competition has...