A starlet's husband pretends to be A-okay, after she becomes pregnant by a cage fighter and asks for a quickie divorce, but begins to plan a homicidal/suicidal spectacular at her baby shower.
A man's desire for reflection at the end of his life and what it costs him.
Playing with structure and character development (inspired by T.C. Boyle's "The Hit-Man")
This is a group of five poems I'm refining, to eventually choose up to three which I will submit for a poetry exhibition/contest. Each is under a page long, so an easy way to earn review points.
Two men discuss philosophy until the gun goes off.
Billy was born different from the others, everyone mocks and makes fun of him. But all by himself he will manage to find the place to be in the world.
Matt Tyler Zbrog
RELATIVES is a ~5,000 word short story. An old rock star is hospitalized for an incident of bizarre, violent behavior. The rock star's estranged son and daughter-in-law must decide treatment.
John makes jerky.
After learning of his wife’s third pregnancy, a failing horror writer Owen St. Croix hallucinates a trio of crows have become his mentors and that he is destined to write the horror of the century.
K. C. Kimbril
A Tarot card reader, burdened by the guilt of her clients, is given a choice that would mean changing her identity.
A quick trip through the life of a woman who wants nothing more than a new refrigerator.
When a website moderator learns that a site subscriber lives in his city, he starts visiting her home.
A black comedy about the opportunity to live out your childhood dreams.
No more reviews are needed on this submission.
The narrator reflects on the final moments of a relationship.
Sally and Dave are working out the boundaries of their relationship while discussing how the internet blossomed into the growing network it is today.
A macroeconomics paper written by me that my professor said was beyond the scope for his intro class that I wrote after watching two seasons of the Walking Dead non-stop.
It's a strange and terrifying business, sometimes, answering a knock at the door.
This is the internal dialogue of a woman who is about to have a baby and flashes back to an unfortunate early experience in her life.
I wrote this story about a year and a half ago. I was sitting, bored in math class, reading advertisments for Black Friday sales and this story came about.
Prompt, "Stop touching that." I'm hoping that in this version people's relationships are obvious by the end of the story, I tried to make it plan as could be.
Couldn't think of anything I liked, so I put things I hate in a story. I tried to it a good story, but this is an experiment. Very dark subject matter.
Desperate men discuss what "playing to win" means over very high stakes. (2,600 words)
A tragic romance between a cynic and a mad scientist.
Jakob is socially awkward and an occasional insomniac. When he meets a rambling homeless man named Victor, social ineptitude and perceptions of the 'right' are muddied and left out to dry.