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“This is different.”

Crystal found the family ran taqueria charming. There was an authenticity his favorite hipster places were unsuccessful at achieving. She found something new in the bright paint on the mural covering the wall every time she ate there. 269 more words


Oh, Happy Day!

Blind dates always made B.G. nervous. He stared at himself in the mirror, adjusting the bandages on his head. He noticed one had frayed at the end, and he spun around in search of a pair of scissors. 203 more words


Sagebrush Café – Flash-Fiction Caption Contest

Sagebrush Café is hosting a flash-fiction contest. It’s happening here in collaboration with the AV Arts Blog.

Write a piece of flash-fiction inspired by or related to one of the photographs by local photographers posted on the contest pages. 189 more words

Antelope Valley

The Photograph

I looked at that photograph again today.  The one you took last April.  The sad look in your eyes didn’t affect me this time.  I guess this means I’m over you. 17 more words


First Impressions

The telephone rang and rang and rang, and Brenda lay on the sofa. The sound of a hammer pounding against the bell in short, loud bursts, over and over, was drilling into her mind like a dental pick into the gum line. 371 more words

Short Story

The Initiation

Editor’s Note:

Nnamdi Anyadu is a reader, writer and movie enthusiast. Find him on Twitter @The_Africanist

We stand in the dark shadows, in the dead of the night, in company yet alone. 302 more words


Darkness and Light

(This piece of flash fiction follows on from part 1, I Dream of Things Far Away and part 2, Silence and Shadows)

As I waited, I felt like I was standing on the edge of a precipice, on the cusp between knowing and not knowing. 227 more words

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