A pharmacist from a small New England town tries to help his fellow citizens in a unique way, which leads him down a strange path in his already strange life.
How do we court originality without entertaining copyright laws? An author attempts this exposing his creative process to an audience. There will be some familiar characters here. Nothing to be done!
DJ Fox is a chapter from my novel <Flo Eats Pie: A Schoolboy's Guide to Revenge>. It's about the weirdness and violence at boarding school, & how growing up and being a good person aren't always easy.
Jose F. Diaz
This is an 830 word short story about Jamie who attempts to be heroic when many are indifferent to an explosive situation.
Two brothers--identical twins--reunite after years of separation and strife for their mother's funeral.
Right around 3,000 words. A girl struggles with self mutilation.
Two grieving women meet in a police station. About 3800 words
A man walks out of his house, determined to finally reveal his true self to the world. Word count: 1200 approx.
David walks into his office building's hall intending to deliver an eviction notice. Instead, he gets a front row seat to the end of the world. (3000 Words)
A man is accused of a crime he did not commit and must endure the test of time in imprisonment.
This story has been rewritten. No need for further critiques. A woman scorned tries to get her husband to remember the promises he made in their youth.
Word Count: Around 1,704 words. A neo-noir short story about a criminal's endless spree.
A young girl is sent to live with her mentally ill Grandmother who, in an effort to cope with her own childhood trauma, abuses the girl with her untreated obsessive-compulsive behavior.
A strange phone message is discussed by two friends as protesters nearby Occupy Sydney.
An erotic tale of unrequited love in a long term relationship...
A doctor fresh out of his residency, at his first hospital job, finds things aren't going quite as he had hoped for. 2K Words.
In a world where island settlements are separated by vast stretches of toxic oceans, connected only by a single, one-way highway snaking above the water, two truck drivers get to know each other.
An alcoholic is watching an episode of Jeopardy while his girlfriend attempts to tell him some important news. And then she finds a gun. (1,600 words)
A dark romance between a student and his nephew
This is the confrontation and struggle between a kidnapping mother and a husband out for revenge. With two boys caught in the middle, how will things turn out?
REMOVED, thanks! A psychologist working with criminals begins to suspect his roommate is a sociopath, as the roommate slowly picks away at his life.
A young man goes home for the holiday. Best laid plans fall apart.
There is a house out there, somewhere. Its staircase is made of mirrors, so are its walls, and floors, and ceilings
A young boy is told that he grandfather visits people in their dreams before they die, and thinks back on old dreams and memories, merging the two together.
Story about a girl whose mother has clinical depression. 2,000 words