Category Archives: Short story challenge

A loaded gun yields no handshakes.

“So, like, I should just leave now, right?” The cashier wrinkled his brow in confusion, blinking a few times, but didn’t react otherwise. Kyle glanced down at his own feet, toed the dirt in the tile, and brought his gun … Continue reading

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A Cruel Joke.

Is the door locked? Okay. Is the door locked? Okay. Is the door locked? Okay. Now I can leave. I turn swiftly and approach my car in the full 7 strides it takes to be beside the driver’s side door. … Continue reading

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The “Short story a week” challenge.

Ray Bradbury is one of my favorite authors. His prose, imagination, and succinct style of writing is one of the first things that got me into how amazing writing truly can be. I’ve dabbled at stories in the past, but … Continue reading

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