Short Story Sunday: Prisoner of Love

Short Story Sunday: Prisoner of Love

It wasn’t as if Andy had planned on being locked in a basement. No windows. It wasn’t like he’d turn into a bat because he couldn’t do that, but he could make them think he wasn’t there. Or at least he hoped that was true, considering he had no idea who had locked him away. … Continue reading

Nailed to the Floor

Nailed to the Floor

We had seen her wearing a veil to cover a bruised face. We could smell blood where her skin has split open from his blows. We had seen her wince from cracked ribs that hid underneath a tightly laced corset. On a winter night when I was small, my brothers Aaron, Val and I walked … Continue reading

Reveries on Love

Reveries on Love

Some find love early, and some find it later. It isn’t that one is better than another. It just is. No amount of fate or the cosmic belief in soul mates will speed up or slow it down. So much of finding that one person is a matter of accident. I should hope a happy … Continue reading

How to write a response to a love letter (which is more fun if it isn’t addressed to YOU)

How to write a response to a love letter (which is more fun if it isn’t addressed to YOU)

How to write a response to a love letter (which is more fun if it isn’t addressed to YOU) Part One: How to Write A Love Letter How would I write a love letter? As if I’d tell my teen that. Teens usually know but forget as they grow old and fearful. I would write it … Continue reading

I Hate Valentine’s Day

I Hate Valentine’s Day

I Hate Valentine’s Day – A Very Short Story “I shouldn’t be alone today,” thought young Randy as he sat brooding on a rock, on the beach at 5:30 a.m. on Valentine’s Day. His heart was broken. The girl, a Vampire girl he knew he was going to fall in love with had given her … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Hollow Heads

Short Story Sunday: Hollow Heads

Hollow Heads A Science Fiction Story by Marla Todd Sure we all volunteered with a capitol V but we didn’t know we’d be stuck a billion miles from home with a bunch of assholes. Our plan was to stop at Planet 2387 before we made communication with our target planet. 2387 is an uninhabited wasteland. There … Continue reading