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The Winner of November’s Contest

We have picked the winner in this month’s contest, chosen by the writer’s ability to create a blurb that makes us yearn to read more. A blurb should be short and … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Winner of October’s Contest

We have chosen the winner in this month’s contest and wanted to share how we arrived at our decision. In general, flash fiction needs to have a beginning, middle, and end. … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Witch’s Garden by J.D. Shaw

“What is that stupid pile of dirt?”  The neighbor boy asked as she pulled the last of the root vegetables from the garden, now mostly barren from the harvest season. “It’s … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

In the Kappa’s Garden by Jeff Chapman

Tommy stood at the foot of the stairs leading to the covered front porch of the old Milton house, a three-storey Victorian that dwarfed its neighbors. The porch stretched across … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Call from Below by Carin Marais

Stories flitted around the small town on the day the De Wets moved into their new house. Tall tales, folk tales, and shreds of yellowed newspaper articles dug from dusty … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 6 Comments

A Halloween Trick by Mary Ann Winter

Red sang, “A Mighty Fortress if our God,” with gusto as she approached the forest adjoining her family’s farmhouse.  It was a classic Halloween night, the kind that makes a … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

A Walk Home Through Arbutus Park by Randy Streu

The library was crowded tonight, but satisfying as always. Sam reflects on this as he leaves the familiar lights of Downtown and begins his walk up the city streets. Perhaps, … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Occult – Satan’s Trap by Lorraine Quirke

A dreary, gray sky, hung over New York City, the day Janet Adams moved into a one bedroom apartment in a newly renovated Brownstone. August was the worst month to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Maya’s Letter by Geetanjali Dighe

Dear Geetanjali, I’ve got to tell you the incidents of the last few days. I am not sure what you’ll make of them. Two days ago, I learnt that Priya, … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shh! by Rachel Blackmon

Aeryn tripped and landed face first in the grass outside the library. She got up, spat, wiped her knees clean, then continued running. How could she forget that research paper? … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment
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