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Fall Triple Feature

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While Jillian, gorgeous in a Wonder Woman costume, flirted with some fit dude annoyingly dressed as Conan the Barbarian and smelling like Old Spice, I tried to act cool by the snack table. The cracker spiders looked bland, the oyster brains smelled nasty, so I tried an egg and black-olive eyeball.

A portly panda stood with his butt against the island and sipped a red-colored drink through a straw set in a tall glass. His costume covered everything but his face. The whites of his eyes were startling in the black makeup, which I guessed he’d applied himself without a mirror. As the only other person in the kitchen, he greeted me with a weird, black-lipped smile. “What’s up?”

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Flash Fiction Frenzy!

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This month: an explosion of flash in three outstanding stories: Ten Steps to a Successful Apocalypse, The Boot Collector, and Bon Manje. Each can be read in a coffee break and each will deliver a lot more buzz. Enjoy!
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Ten Steps to a Successful Apocalypse

· Make a cup of chamomile tea. Mix in a bit of honey. Drink it, slowly. The apocalypse will involve a great deal of screaming. Best to begin with a well-soothed throat.

· Say your farewells. For family, this should be done in person if time permits. For co-workers, a text message will suffice.

· If you own fish, do not say farewell to them. This is all their goddamn fault, after all.

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