Fiction

Faster Than Real Time

by: Chris Thompson Dinner, served-up with an uneasy dose of the future… “Here’s your bacon cheeseburger, cooked-medium rare with a side of fries, and your…

Big Sky

What would you give up to have it all? Your job? Your family? A story told in reverse (Memento-style!) explores the lengths to which we…

Introducing: Imaginary Lines

Longtime Across the Margin contributor Douglas Grant shares with us an excerpt from his latest novel – “Imaginary Lines“ Cover art by Chris Thompson “The…

Cherub

by: Michael Shields Often all it takes is a little push, to do what you know you must…. The paralyzing roar of the room encompassed…

Extraordinary America Part V

by: Chris Thompson A chance encounter with a haggard wanderer sets the stage for the journey’s beginnings…. The lake shimmered brightly on the horizon below,…

Extraordinary America Part IV

by: Chris Thompson They didn’t need a story. They just needed the real world. Until eventually, they became the story. Hermes was like shaking hands…

Ruby’s Story

by: Katie Sigafoos A guest contributor bestows us with a tale for all children…… Once upon a time there lived a dear old woman whose…

Extraordinary America Part III

by: Chris Thompson A patron of wayfarers befriends the group, offering safe passage for a price…. “You know, you can change direction anytime you want,”…

Extraordinary America, Part II

by: Chris Thompson The motley crew of adventurers gather, their escapades only just begun…. We all met up at our top-secret meeting spot, Pig Farm…

Vonnegut, An Interview

by: Michael Shields An “interview” with one of America’s most distinguished authors, which doubles as a “review” of a recent compilation of the author’s letters……..

Extraordinary America

by: Chris Thompson The tireless youth of front porch America seek adventure in the golden depths of summer… It was a perfect summer afternoon. The…