Short Story

short sto·ry noun: short story; plural noun: short stories

a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.

Short Story

short sto·ry noun: short story; plural noun: short stories

a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.

Short Essay

Wars Objective

Wars objective, eliminate the enemy; Young people enter the battlefield under their master’s spell. Life, worthless. The adversary — subhuman. …

Flash Fiction

The Author

Four in the morning, a nightmare unleashes. Frightened, Tom must record the dream. He reaches for the notebook. It’s gone! …

Challenges

Flight 112

Two A.M., phone rings. Startled, John answers. “Hello?”“John, catch the first flight out.”“What happened?”“Just come, it’s happening again. Leave Mary!” …

Challenges

How an Eraser Saved Our Nation

It’s a time of celebration. Smoke filled the skies. Ash drifted, covering the earth like snowfall on a splendid winter’s …

Short Story

A Nation Apart

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King struggled to free us from captivity. With each generation, since they been gone, we …

Flash Fiction

Lot #64

The morning began beautiful, sun shining, cool breeze, and a cup of coffee in hand. Out the door, left turn, …

Flash Fiction

The Wedding Present

The newlyweds burst into tears when their grandparents offered them an incredible gift; a house with one condition. They had …

The Spiders Web
Challenges

The Spider’s Web

Two A.M., can’t sleep; if I close my eyes for a second, the spiders will come with their webs. It’s …

Flash Fiction

Nothing Makes Sense

I replayed today’s events a thousand times, and nothing makes sense. Woke up at six fifty-five; got dressed and headed …

Jack
Flash Fiction

The Story of Jack

Desperate to escape the bookie’s wrath, Jack tried every way imaginable to pay off the mounting debt. The interest was …

Tokyo’s POW Camp 553
Flash Fiction

Tokyo’s POW Camp 553

December 1944 the allies closed in on Tokyo’s POW Camp 553.  The guards awaited orders from the Imperial commanders to …

Flash Fiction

The Country Home

It was a magnificent country home with a dark history. But the Williams didn’t care. They had one thought. Tripling …

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