Fiction

Grace

by: Frederick Foote An eye-opening short, where the rougher edges of what it means to be human are smoothed over… Another Monday, and another misplaced,…

Desert Stars

by: Cameron Kirk Two disparate lives, that of a pilot and a nomad, intersect under the vast, glimmering skies of the desert…. The night sky…

Five Fights

by: Steve Passey It’s not how many fights you’ve endured that defines you, it’s how many you’ve won. One person’s journey to rise up against…

Ice Eyes of the Turquoise Passage

by: Rekha Valliappan A window into the mind’s eye of an artist as she crafts, where a blusterous mountain painting ripens amid slithering engines of…

The Hotel Room

by: T.E. Cowell This week we feature a double dose of the introspective, melancholy, and always relatable work of T.E. Cowell, On this occasion, Cowell…

Happy Anniversary & Long Distance

by: T.E. Cowell Two offerings of fiction that examine the strains put on our relationships by time and space… Happy Anniversary It was my anniversary…

Confucius Say

by: Mark Budman An eye-catching short, where the mystical fusion of a chance encounter and a philosopher’s advice, becomes the backdrop to one man’s face-to-face with…

Stanny Couldn’t Make It

by: Jim Snowden A theatrical production’s make believe racism comes face to face with its real-world counterpart, spilling off the screen with deadly results… Excerpted…

Backfire

by: Frederick Foote A top secret information dump reveals the true details surrounding one of the United State’s biggest (fictional?) anti-terrorism blunders.  [WARNING: These are…

Subterranean

by: Paul Albano “Everyone was in a state of suspension, living in small voids sequestered from time.”Hold on tight for a night on the town…

Above the Hot Springs

by: T.E. Cowell Three friends, yearning to postpone the inevitable, the boredom and tragedy that they view as adulthood, seek out a pacifying oasis that…

Sweet Oblivion

by: Steven Bryan Bieler A tech manager’s journey to take his mind off lost love, and confront the fears that lie buried deep inside, begins…