Short Stories

  • She Thought She Had It All

    The weight of her body rested on Meg’s twisted arms, sending pain shooting down her arms. The duct tape used to tie her hands suppressed any movement in the tiny trunk. [...]
  • Sarah’s Life

    “It’s nice to meet you, Sarah,” Steve Archer smiled as he squeezed her hand. “I’ve looked forward to meeting you, too. Mark has told me so much about you.” Mark [...]
  • The True Fairy Tale

    It happened just after dawn. The sun had been up for less than an hour. I woke up early that morning because I had to be at work before seven. Traffic was impossible on [...]
  • Stay, Baby Stay

    “I’m tired of hearing it.” Linda Straker threw her jewelry in the suitcase on top of her clothes and slammed the lid. “I’m through. I’ve had nothing but promises [...]

Welcome to Life Quest

“Welcome to Life Quest,” the emcee’s voice rang out from somewhere off-stage. “We have an exciting show planned for today. Both contestants committed treason, and [...]

November 9, 2023 // 0 Comments

Fanning the Flames of Faith

I saw a homeless man pushing his junk cart today. It contained everything he owned. His scraggly beard was as dirty as his matted, stringy hair. It was obvious he had not [...]

November 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

Everything I Want from Life

All I’ve been able to think about for months is how much I want that promotion and the raise that goes with it. I’ve worked for this company for seven years, and it’s [...]

November 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

Accidents Will Happen

Jim’s white knuckles gripped the steering wheel. “Grrrr, that was stupid. Why did I take this exit? Now I’m going to be late.” He had promised Liz that he would be [...]

November 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

A Train Ride to Hell

Rachel froze as she faced the door. Her delicate features hardened with the strain of the past two years. Her tiny, soft hands were calloused from harsh living conditions and [...]

November 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

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