“I don’t know how you drink that stuff,” his companion replied, his own cup releasing the gentle steam of his drink of choice, a recently-topped off black coffee. “Smells like a funeral home, even from here.”
Had other societies done this? Oddly enough, he could not clearly remember.
"The broad smile returned to her face, and she giggled, a grating, mechanical sound, like a hinge starting to lose its lubrication. “You’re a funny man, Mr. Carlton! Very funny man.”
When The Scientist entered his office, two packages were sitting on the floor in front of the desk. Each was, he would think later, about the size of a Cocker Spaniel, although he couldn't begin to say why that was the comparison his mind drew; he had never been a "dog person," and wasn't sure … Continue reading 2// Boxes
I've posted in the past about the site 101words.org for, well, honestly, pretty self-serving reasons, mostly; I've had a few short pieces published on the site (short as in 101 words EXACTLY, thus the very apt title), and would like people to read them. I mention it here again for a, well, SOMEWHAT self-serving reason, as … Continue reading Flash Fiction Magazine Issue 1
If you have a minute (quite literally), please check out my latest Flash Fiction piece at 101words.org (linked below). I'd appreciate any feedback. While there, read some of the other stories, sign up to have them delivered to your inbox, and download one of the latest anthologies. And if you're a writer, submit your own story … Continue reading Flash Fiction Story #5
Please take a moment (and that's all it will take!) to check out my latest Flash Fiction piece at 101words.org. And while there, read some of the others (so many good stories!), sign up for the newsletter, and download the latest anthology. https://www.101words.org/a-life-of-danger/