dstoll
In: Novel Excerpt 0 reviews
Be warned that the raw treatment of sex (as explicit as the most explicit Philip Roth) in this account of youth misspent by an American adrift in England in the early Seventies won't be for everyone.
Ava
In: Short Story 3 reviews
An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
Ralph Stefan
In: Short Story 5 reviews
Life for boomers in modern America.
cotypoynter
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Greg, a middle-aged professor, following the loss of his daughter and the failure of his marriage, relocates to a rented room in the countryside.
Dominik Hageback
In: Short Story 6 reviews
A paid memoirist takes a commission somewhere in the global South, to (ghost)write the autobiography of a man named Kroll. Writer and subject are doubles, ambiguously connected.
Kat Gardiner
In: Flash Fiction 8 reviews
A snapshot from a young woman's life in the year after she moved to a small town to open an all ages venue and coffee shop with her husband. Set in the Pacific Northwest in 2007
Dwayne
In: Flash Fiction 5 reviews
A man reads a social media post from an old crush. As flash fiction, it isn't meant to get much longer.
Austin James
In: Flash Fiction 5 reviews
Revised and resubmitted.
Austin James
In: Flash Fiction 6 reviews
A few of the many challenges in raising young children.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 4 reviews
How brief encounters with the people in his neighborhood inspire empathy in an elderly man.
smithreynolds
In: Novel Excerpt 3 reviews
This is part of a larger piece. I placed "FOG", and a piece called "SUNDOWN" in this workshop. Pas de Trois, a dance for three, is about Rudolpho, Mundo and Bliss,the day of Rudolpho's funeral.
Bellbird
In: Essay 4 reviews
Two lovers meet again after a separation of 20 years. One holds a secret, never revealed to the other. The encounter does not end well. Or perhaps it does.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A three year old girl and the darkest motives of a vengeful motherhood.
strangevibrella
In: Short Story 7 reviews
A Kaleidoscopic take on the artificiality of contemporary romance and attraction.
mark william mills
In: Essay 4 reviews
An essay on my most recent visit with my grandmother and how we failed to connect within the branded space of a chain restaurant.
exoticfabric
In: Novel Excerpt 4 reviews
The beginning of a much longer story that this writer doesn't have the arrogance to expect strangers on the internet to read.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A man, driven to suicide by crippling anxiety and addiction, finds his plans altered by a woman standing before him in a checkout line.
ginatroisi
In: Short Story 1 reviews
Sam, the protagonist, is struggling to assess what he and his wife, Maggie have left together after they endure a family tragedy.
Dorothy Rice
In: Flash Fiction 5 reviews
Three flash fiction pieces. Ideally can be read as separate or linked.
smithreynolds
In: Short Story 7 reviews
MUNDO and BLISS have been estranged for years. Bliss returns to bury Mundo's father. Pablo is Mundo's uncle, brother to the deceased. Pablo is featured in previously submitted short/short called FOG.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 6 reviews
An excitable man waiting in a checkout line gets slapped out of his thoughts and into reality by Marilyn Monroe.
Ric V.
In: Short Story 6 reviews
Two friends meet for their weekly drink at a nearby lounge. In the midst of their evening, the state of their friendship is brought into question.
mark william mills
In: Essay 3 reviews
A brief essay on despair and the need to keep going in spite of it.
Dorothy Rice
In: Flash Fiction 9 reviews
Flash fiction, just under 1000 words. Old home movies bring back difficult memories for a mother, reveal the past in a new way for the daughter.
chris_diplacito
In: Short Story 5 reviews
Life can be suffocating.