Author Archives: Doug Hoekstra

About Doug Hoekstra

Father, wordsmith, musician, creative.

Silently

For your pleasure, a new flash fiction of mine titled “Silently,” published at Treehouse (the home of “good, short writing”).   Thanks as always, for the read.   Best, Doug. Brief Encounter: Silently    

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Gumshoe Bumble

Happy to have a new flash fiction entitled “Gumshoe Bumble,” published up at 101 Stories, “a comprehensive ecosystem and community that can support writers, editors, and readers.”  Their words. My words are the following, this compressed noir update. https://101words.org/gumshoe-bumble/

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Red-Tailed Hawk

Here is a new flash fiction for your enjoyment, up at the estimable Friday Flash Fiction http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/red-tailed-hawk-by-doug-hoekstra

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Ode to the Blue Room

Happy to report on another new poem of mine published – “Ode to the Blue Room” – featured in the latest One Sentence Poems (Right Hand Pointing poetry journal).  This piece follow a distinct Nashville vibe but riffs off some … Continue reading

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Buk

Hot off the presses, a new poem of mine titled “Buk,” appearing in the June edition of Better than Starbucks – an online/print poetry journal, full of “great books, sharp wit, and great authors.” Enjoy! https://www.betterthanstarbucks.org/poetry-free-verse

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The Teeterboard

Happy to share a new piece, “The Teeterboard,” published up at Feminine Collective,  a journal in which “powerful women” (and a few good men) share their inspiring stories of daily life….humanity, raw, and unfiltered.  Glad to have another one up … Continue reading

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Monday Morning

Happy to have a new poem, “Monday Morning,” featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Door is a Jar Magazine.   Check it out and support this fine indie press.      

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