Recent Stories

Published: Oct 23, 2020

Ugly Clumps

featuring: Jeffry Adoms

Jeffry lay in the park, near the top of the sledding hill, watching the clouds float through the sky. He was having trouble seeing anything but blobs of ...

Published: Oct 22, 2020

Two Weeks of Rain

featuring: Angela Moriss

It was raining. Again. Today would mark two weeks of rain, everyday, by Angela's count. Not rain every second during that time; there had been breaks, just rain ...

Published: Oct 21, 2020

View From Above

featuring: Angela Moriss

Angela looked down from the balcony to the street below. Tiny people moved about, cars flowed in a stop and go march from stop light to stop light, ...

Published: Oct 20, 2020

On the Beach

featuring: Angela Moriss

She stood on the sand, watching the water swell in rows rolling toward the shore. They reached top speed, crested, turned to waves crashed down on the beach. ...

Published: Oct 19, 2020

Simon Plays Bass Guitar

featuring: Simon Dount

He played bass guitar, even though he was not any good. He played with his eyes closed and sweat on his face. Simon did not mind that he ...

Published: Oct 16, 2020

Weeks to Live

featuring: Simon Dount

Simon liked to ride his motorcycle. The feel of the wind in his long hair and on his face. He never wore a helmet, defying the statistics. Weaving ...

Published: Oct 15, 2020

Writing is an Addiction

featuring: Kean Rippel

"Working too much is going to kill you," was scrawled on the inside cover in foreign handwriting. Kean stared at the lettering, trying to remember who had left ...

Published: Oct 14, 2020

Stories of Love

featuring: Norman Buddle

She looked at him over the papers briefly and continued reading. He sat stiffly in the plastic chair at her desk. "I do not understand it," she said ...

Published: Oct 13, 2020

Try Less

featuring: Eric Vernan

"You try too hard," she said. "Is that a thing?" Eric asked. "You're 120% and everyone else is seventy or maybe eighty percent on a good day." He ...

Published: Oct 12, 2020

Patricia

featuring: Eric Vernan

The car sputtered on the road, calling out to be sold for scrap. Eric loved his car: a 1992 Toyota Corolla, dark tan inside and out. It was ...

Characters

Kean Rippel

Paul Wallis

Born: 1994 Hair: Brown, shaggy Career: Actor

Wilma Illya