Fiction

The Q

A work of thought provoking speculative fiction that imagines a post social media world, one that gives rise to the Q — the most important social…

Wisdom From The Trash Heap

A short story which reminds readers that sometimes the most valuable of insights can be found in the most mundane of places… by: Tina Schroeder The…

Carnival

A short story that takes you inside the mind of a teenager, a young femme fatale who embarks on a night filled with sweets, prizes,…

The Monstrous Season

“You’re forgetting the benefits. If you don’t stick out too much, don’t achieve too much, the gods might just forget about you.” A short story rife…

My Brothers and I

A short story about adolescence, where a clever scheme is hatched in order to thwart the will of those who wish to oppress fun… by: T.E….

The Diva

A work of culinary-centric fiction, where pride and self-respect clashes with, and eventually triumphs over, glamour, fortune and fame… by: Alan Swyer1 Seated in a…

The Bad Luck

“Here, there, it doesn’t matter. You need to live in the moment.” A short story that contemplates the authentic cost of severing the ties that…

Big Mama Extorts a Bank Loan

A fantastical work of fiction where a bold, zealous canine commences its quest toward world domination… by: Wendy Stone Big Mama cruised through the sliding…

Mother Possum

In this short story an unwelcome visitor brings to mind a vanished love, and a malicious plot… by: John Sharkey1 A large, grey possum pokes her pointy…

Weight

“My, my, you were starting some mess up in there.” An offering of flash fiction featuring a precocious, socially conscious child who bravely challenges the…

Sister Sophie

“There is love bound up in my decision. Do not fear. All will happen as it is supposed to.” A fetching work of fiction with…

Two Flashes by P.J. Powell

Two offerings of flash fiction, one where revenge is a dish best served with childhood wonder, and another where a cosmic misunderstanding is earnestly pondered……