I had written, in the 'Coming Soon' section of this website, that I would be submitting two stories to an anthology that is being called The Lost Door. I did submit one story to that collection, and it was accepted for publication. It will be coming out sometime in August, and I am very excited about it. I am also interested to read the other stories. It sounds like this collection will be outstanding, even by Zimbell House standards.
I had been planning to submit a second story to the same anthology, but after I had written it, I realized that my second story would not fit. The Lost Door is an anthology about Doors. The Door should be an important part of the story, almost another character. That is not the case in this story. The Door--a portajohn, in this case--is important, but it does not figure greatly after the first quarter of the story.
So, I have decided to offer it here:
Cat and Mouse