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Long Gone

A homeless drifter dodges storms from Mother Nature and his fellow man in pursuit of happiness, or at least a good buzz. New short story by Timothy Tocher.... More

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Auntie Alice’s Funeral

A mother of three contends with caustic relatives and the relentless march of time at a dysfunctional funeral. New short story by Katie Stevens.... More

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Opinion of the Boss

Alyssa Martin is about to make a horrible mistake that could end her publishing career before it even begins. New short story by Jenna Weart.... More

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Cat People

A resident’s propensity for feeding feral cats upsets a small South Florida condo community. New short story by Marlene Olin.... More

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Remembering for Grampa

A boy asks his mother to share bedtime stories of her childhood so that he can remember them for his aging grandfather. New short story... More

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Gregory

When a family’s guinea pig gets sick, a mother learns how much the friendship means to her daughter. New short story by Dorothy Rice.... More

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A Nice Piece of Tenderloin

A police officer questions the rights of a street musician working to support his family. New flash fiction by Django Mathijsen.... More

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King of Chains

A hopeful journalist seeks Houdini's help to expose the Winchester spirit house, but even the great Harry Houdini can't escape the truth. New fiction by... More

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The Humvee

A young mother’s perspective changes after she takes a ride in a sand coated U.S. Army Humvee with a decorated lieutenant colonel.... More

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The Cryptozoologist

A man writes to his brother of his adventure tracking the Sasquatch with a dozen other cryptozoologists in this epistolary fiction by Alexander Danner.... More

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Cardinal Directions

Deepak has had just about enough of his wife and her mother’s piety. New short story from Rudy Ravindra.... More

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Queen of First Impressions

When two women realize their Aunt Rose is simply the best at misjudging people based upon first impressions, they decide to use her skill to... More

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