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Flash Fiction: ‘The Five Stages’


Why did Daniel insist on coming down here today? She wasn’t ready. They hadn’t set foot in the place in months. She wasn’t interested…in anything. Sheila shook her bangs out of her eyes and pushed open the oversized, wooden door. It creaked a little, stiff from disuse. She reached for the light switch to her right and felt the soft, ... Read More »

Book Review: ’15 Stories’ by J.S. Kierland


Kierland leads readers through the foundation of humanity, seeing its cracks and where it crumbles. Read More »

Flash Fiction: ‘The Promise’


Sammie Sanders didn’t know what to be afraid of. This sometimes made her brave, other times foolish. Her mother was a single mom who didn’t pay much attention to Sammie or her younger sister, Jeannie. Her mom was in a sort of perpetual motion to find the perfect man. From what Sammie could see, they were in limited supply. In ... Read More »

Flash Fiction: ‘Lunch Money’

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I was heading down the highway after the robbery, not highway robbery, just the old fashioned gas station kind. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Last Call

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“You’ve made me a keeper of vineyards, yet my own vineyard I’ve not kept.” I sent this Song of Solomon verse out as my last Wednesday evening’s sermon. Read More »

Book Review: ‘A Possible Life’ by Sebastian Faulks

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A novel by any other name may still be sweet. Read More »

Book Review: The Safe Man: A Ghost Story by Michael Connelly

A terrific ghost story with a mystery thrown in for those who enjoy reading short fiction. Read More »

Book Review: Sock it to Me, Santa! by Madison Parker

High school students Ryan and Jamie discover the magic of falling in love at Christmas. Read More »

Book Review: Tell Everyone I Said Hi by Chad Simpson

Sober tales of everyday life in this award-winning short fiction collection. Read More »

Book Review: A Short History of the Short Story: Western and Asian Traditions by Gulnaz Fatma, MA, MBA

A Short History of the Short Story is informative, fascinating, and a true addition to the understanding of world literature. Read More »