After an injury, Santa enlists the help of a passing stranger to help find an old friend who can continue his yearly task, but all may not be as it seems. And Santa always speaks in rhyme!
A hard-up man living in an amusement park deals with his misfortune and guilt among the most “lively” of company.
The eldest son returns home for Christmas.
Mindy returns from her first vacation certain her company will win the bid for a record-breaking skyscraper. But her bruised face raises questions she'd rather not answer.
Neil Wesley Fli...
What happens when a drunk wizard has to solve a murder to save a city from destruction?
It's the most wonderful time of the year. So long as we can all keep our game faces on.
A pride of house cats struggles with life after their Gods have died and abandoned them.
L Ann Dulin
Marlena has a special daughter, and she wants her kid back. A short story set in the American midwest.
Just when a lonely kid finally makes a friend, it's time to pack up and move.
A lighthearted sci-fi story. Aliens make first contact with earth on October 31st during Halloween season.
Ive sat on this story for a few years. Its set in London, UK.
You ever wonder about those people who are cloyingly nice?
Evan trout has had an 80's song stuck in his head for decades.
I'd rather the story speak for itself. It's a science-fiction piece.
An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
A family dispute at Christmas turns deadly.
A depressed door-to-door seller's day of life. He is trying to sell books in forgotten village in Poland.
Life for boomers in modern America.
Nikki Kanakis reminds herself daily that demons roam the earth. Demons that need to die. Demons like Milton Drummond. Her next target. Number fifteen. A record of sorts for a female assassin.
When her newly-invented time machine is stolen by a teacher, Julia faces a terrible choice.
A bipolar man that reads water meters struggles with a crazy dog named Gucci and a rattlesnake bite.
Margot is a master sommelier living in the angelic shadow of her detective brother Stephen. When Stephen needs her bloodhound nose to help solve a crime, she must decide who's side she's really on.
A maniacal bird torments a man trying to get his job done.
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.
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.