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"Yard Sale" (New Short Fiction)

Just in time for the holidays, here’s an “uplifting” tale about suburban family dysfunction. Happy Holidays? #NSFW

Yard Sale

By S.W. Lauden

The first wave of strangers descended on their yard like vultures in the pre-dawn gloom. 874 more words

AVM Thanksgiving Special

The whole family of friends planned a get together for Thanksgiving, including Elisse and Avery, Heathe’s and Hyvan’s little sisters, respectively.

“Okay, everyone to the table. 456 more words

Short Fiction

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He holds your hand in both of his, sitting on that cracked top step, his face grim and vulnerable with tender resolution. “It’ll work out. I’ll work it out.” 676 more words


Another Casualty of Black Friday

When Boris arrived at home, he was greeted by Grace, rooted on the couch, surrounded by Black Friday fliers. “Where did you get all those?” he asked. 337 more words


Green Tea in Salvo 8

I have a story in Salvo 8  edited by Lynn Edwards (no relation!)  published by CHWG.

No TOC available as yet but I am told that it contains a piece by Joel Lane.   6 more words


The Old Journal (Short Fiction)

Photo by Sgarton on Morgue File.


Is there a person you should’ve thanked, but never had the chance? Is there someone who helped you along the way without even realizing it? 687 more words

Daily Prompt

Thanks Taking (A Microbookends Contest Entry)

Thanks Taking was first celebrated in 2210 in memory of the decade long world war, which brought upon starvation and the destruction of many resources. People had lost hope things would become better. 90 more words