Category: Short Story

Christmas Stories, Santa Claus 0

Rachel’s First Christmas

Short Story   ‘Oh my God! I think he’s dead!’ Someone screeched from the crowd. ‘Call an ambulance!’ Rachel was on the ground, pinned under the man like doll; her limbs were outstretched and...

veteran short stories 0

Sand – Part Five

Serial Fiction   “Yeah.” Maddy said. “I’m sorry.” “I know you are.” I twitched a little at that one. It’s something a teacher would say. Sure, they know you’re sorry, but you still aren’t...

short story about swan 0

Animal Dilemmas – Catfish Swan

Short Story The swans and ducks settled on the edge of the pond under the fence. High-pitched sounds were unnatural to them and signaled danger. Hours later they shed their fears and redistributed evenly...

short stories about gay couples 0

Time for Us

Short Story John spoke with his back to Danny, but met his eyes in the mirror. “I don’t want to play the hits, I want to play what I want to play. Jesus it’s been...

short story about work 0

Cupcakes and Fingernails – Part Eight

Short Story “Bathroom,” Jennifer quipped, jabbing a finger in its direction. “Gonna go. Real quick. Okay?” Alex looked around awkwardly. “You… You don’t need to ask permission. You can just go.” “Yeah. Right. I...

stories about ptsd 0

Sand – Part Four

Serial Fiction   I clocked out about ten minutes after I clocked in. Maddy and me tried to keep conversation, but the air was a little to heavy for that. We mostly just rode...