Ava
In: Short Story 2 reviews
An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
Ralph Stefan
In: Short Story 3 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 4 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.
Bellbird
In: Novel Excerpt 5 reviews
Mitch is an Army intelligence officer who is in love with his wife - and his job. Winnie is fed up with Mitch's broken promises. Their 14-year old daughter, Maddie, is heading for trouble.