PUBLICATIONS

https://lorilschafer.com/2014/06/01/i-am-subject-on-writing-my-memoir/
I Am Subject Stories: Women Awakening – Discovering Our Personal Truths
“On Writing My Memoir”
September 6, 2014
Essay in anthology by Diane DeBella

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http://www.everywritersresource.com/shortstories/fog-line-lori-schafer/
“Fog Line”
Every Writer’s Resource
June 13, 2014
Flash Fiction / Drama
“He raised his flashlight and looked her over, as they always did, comparing the image on the out-of-state license to the young woman in the rusty van that pre-dated her by a decade.”

http://flashfictionmagazine.com/blog/2014/06/09/the-autocrat/
“The Autocrat”
Flash Fiction Magazine
June 9, 2014
Flash Fiction / Drama
“He hacked. It was coming in gushes now, the blood in his sputum, the cureless calamity of his body and soul…”

http://thestoryshack.com/short-stories/comedy/funeral-for-charlie/
“Funeral for Charlie” (Illustrated)
Story Shack Magazine
May 22, 2014
Flash Fiction / Humor
An illustrated version of my short-short “Funeral for Charlie” featuring artwork by illustrator Daniele Murtas.

http://www.everydayfiction.com/yellow-wagon-by-lori-schafer/
“Yellow Wagon”
Every Day Fiction
April 23, 2014
Flash Fiction / Family
A young girl walks to school alone – is she being stalked?

http://www.everydayfiction.com/goat-by-lori-schafer/
“Goat”
Every Day Fiction 
March 31, 2014
Flash Fiction / Humor
“What’s the matter, Sutton?” her science teacher said. “Schneider get your goat?”

http://pittsburghflashfictiongazette.net/lori-schafer-write-erotica/
“Lori Schafer: I Write Erotica”
The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette (Adult Site)
March 7, 2014
Author Interview
“Be a writer first – the erotica will follow.”

http://pittsburghflashfictiongazette.net/fiction-missed-connection-lori-schafer/
“Missed Connection”
The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette (Adult Site)
March 6, 2014
Flash Fiction / Erotica
“In my dreams the deed was never half-done. In my dreams he was only half-gone.”

http://thestoryshack.com/2014/02/10/baby-lori-schafer-illustrated-james-brown/
“Baby and Me” (Illustrated)
Story Shack Magazine
February 10, 2014
Flash Fiction / Humor
An illustrated version of my short-short “Baby and Me” featuring artwork by award-winning artist James Brown.

http://hokustory.com/books/view/535
“Brother No More”
Hoku Story
January 31, 2014
Short Story / Young Adult
“I owed it to Mary. It was my fault she was dead.” A short story book contributed to the Story Share teen and young adult literacy project.

http://www.everywritersresource.com/shortstories/night-falls-lori-schafer/
“Night Falls”
Every Writer’s Resource
January 19, 2014
Micro-Fiction / Sci-Fi
“The broken-gated entrance to the abandoned quarry loomed before them, silhouetted against the evening sky like a forgotten sentinel still gravely guarding a once-precious gem…”

http://romanceflash.com/stories/81-delayed-connection
“Delayed Connection”
Romance Flash
January 15, 2014
Flash Fiction / Romance
“Christopher,” I breathed aloud. That name I had so often uttered in my lonely silence, seemingly without prompt or inspiration…

https://lorilschafer.com/2014/05/20/out-in-thats-life-fast-fiction-quarterly/
“Out!”
that’s Life! Fast Fiction Quarterly
Summer 2014
Flash Fiction / Humor
Nothing’s so sweet as a truce when siblings go to war.

http://www.everydayfiction.com/fluffy-robes-and-slippers-by-lori-schafer/
“Fluffy Robes and Slippers”
Every Day Fiction 
November 28, 2013
Flash Fiction / Romance
“They spoke to him of warm feet and cool hands, of the sheets that they had defrosted together, of the cozy softness of her front-door farewell on chill autumn mornings…”

http://www.microliterature.org/poisoned-by-lori-schafer
“Poisoned”
Journal of Microliterature
November 4, 2013
Flash Fiction / Drama
“Tell them what you gave me, sweetheart.”

http://www.foliateoak.com/lori-schafer.html
“Moving In, Moving Out, Moving On”
Foliate Oak Literary Magazine
November 1, 2013
Memoir / Family
“That was when I knew that something was really, really wrong – something that had to do with Mom, and Mom alone.”

http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/2013/11/friday-speak-out-selling-dollhouse.html
“Selling the Dollhouse”
The Muffin – Blog of Wow! Women on Writing
November 1, 2013
Guest Blog Post
“I shouldn’t kick myself for not knowing then what I know now. This is how we grow.”

http://pittsburghflashfictiongazette.net/sexy-fiction-ballroom-dance-by-lori-schafer/
“Ballroom Dance” (Caution: XXX Content!)
The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette (Adult Site)
October 4, 2013
“Tonight’s the night. The grand finale; the final class in ballroom dance.”

http://burningword.com/2013/10/found-money/
“Found Money”
Burningword Literary Journal
September 30, 2013
Micro-Fiction / Drama
“It was only five dollars. It wasn’t life or death. Not just yet.”

http://www.avalonliteraryreview.com/Order-Copies-of-the-Review.html
“Past and Present”
Avalon Literary Review
August 2013
“What had the present been? Something childish, no doubt.” 3rd place winner of Avalon Literary Review’s Quarterly Contest.

http://romanceflash.com/stories/75-the-sublet
“The Sublet”
Romance Flash
August 15, 2013
Flash Fiction / Romance
“I hated saying goodbye to that guy. I hated him, too, for making me.” A modified, self-contained excerpt from my first novel, My Life with Michael: A Story of Sex and Beer for the Middle-Aged.

http://pittsburghflashfictiongazette.net/fiction-last-date-by-lori-schafer/
“Last Date”
The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette (Adult Site)
August 8, 2013
Flash Fiction / Romance
A nice way to say goodbye.

http://eroticreviewmagazine.com/fiction/2273/
“Me and Fat Marge”
Erotic Review Magazine (Adult Site)
July 7, 2013
Short Story / Erotica
“Her breasts are the size of honeydews – and I can’t help but wonder if they’re equally as sweet.”

http://www.speculativefictionstories.com/product/SPEC0001
“Squirrel Revolution”
Separate Worlds
July 1, 2013
Short Story / SciFi
Look out! It’s a squirrel revolution!

http://www.fictionmagazines.com/shop/romance-issues/eromance-vol-01-no-05/
“Careful”
E-Romance (E-Fiction Publishing)
June 5, 2013
Short Story / Romance
How older people do it. A modified, self-contained excerpt from my first novel, My Life with Michael: A Story of Sex and Beer for the Middle-Aged.

http://www.ducts.org/content/scars/
“Scars”
Ducts Webzine of Personal Stories
June 2, 2013
Essay / Memoir
“I don’t remember how many stitches I got.”

https://lorilschafer.com/2014/10/30/funeral-for-charlie/
“Funeral for Charlie”
that’s Life! Fast Fiction Quarterly
May 27, 2013
Flash Fiction / Humor
Charlie was dead, and the circumstances were a little fishy…

http://www.everydaypoets.com/strange-bedfellow-by-lori-schafer/
“Strange Bedfellow”
Every Day Poets
May 20, 2013
Poem / Romance
Ugliness can be beautiful.

http://www.fictionmagazines.com/shop/romance-issues/eromance-vol-01-no-04/
“Anything Can Happen”
E-Romance (E-Fiction Publishing)
May 9, 2013
Short Story / Romance
When a relationship is over, it’s over. Or is it? A modified, self-contained excerpt from my first novel, My Life with Michael: A Story of Sex and Beer for the Middle-Aged.

http://pittsburghflashfictiongazette.net/sexy-fiction-to-all-the-penises-ive-ever-known-by-lori-schafer/
“To All the Penises I’ve Ever Known”
The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette (Adult Site)
May 3, 2013
Essay / Memoir
An open letter.

http://www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com/issue-06-apr-2013.html
“Two Fathers”
Vine Leaves Literary Journal
April 19, 2013
Vignette / Memoir
A portrait of two fathers from my youth.

http://www.everydayfiction.com/april-holiday-by-lori-schafer/
“April Holiday”
Every Day Fiction
April 15, 2013
Flash Fiction / Humor
A humorous behind-the-scenes look at an accounting firm at the end of Tax Day.

http://www.freeflashfiction.com/index.php/stories/action-and-adventure/rest-stop-lori-schafer/
“Rest Stop”
Free Flash Fiction
April 11, 2013
Flash Fiction / Drama
A naive young woman is baffled by the apparent kindness of strangers.

http://www.everydayfiction.com/baby-and-me-by-lori-schafer/
“Baby and Me”
Every Day Fiction
February 8, 2013
Flash Fiction / Humor
A stubborn, cynical woman refuses to grow sentimental over the birth of a friend’s child.

https://lorilschafer.com/2013/02/08/springfield-journal-publication-twilight/
“Twilight”
The Springfield Journal
April 9, 1998
Vignette / Memoir
A young girl’s experience of her world just after dark.

http://learning.berkeley.edu/buj/backissues.html
“The Meaning of Death and the Work of Mourning in Post-World War I Cinema”
Berkeley Undergraduate Journal
Fall 1995, Vol. 9, No. 1
Essay / Academic
A scholarly investigation of the historical era that ushered in the era of the “undead” in film.

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