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Billy reached the top of the hill, threw his leg over the bike, and sat. With a one, two, three, he pushed himself forward, the momentum just enough to get him rolling. 215 more words

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Friday Fictioneers: Sex and Lilacs • #shortreads #flashfiction

“I must hurry.” The air was gravid with spring droplets, threatening a storm.

“Lucy, don’t go,” he half whispered as the wind blew about the cotton white curtains. 92 more words


Day #6

Gerenuk: A slender East African antelope with a long slim neck. It often stands erect on its hind legs leaning against the bush to browse on the higher branches. 510 more words


Ring by Kerry E. B. Black

Kerry E.B. Black, a writer from outside of Pittsburgh, PA, USA is hoping high-quality word counts outstrip the pollen count this spring. Please visit www.facebook.com/authorKerryE.B.Black… 20 more words


Cure Guaranteed! - Short Story

It’s been ages since I last posted a short story here, what with launching my debut anthology, book reviews, and updating the book listing site for my Indie author review group, but I’ve finally managed to take some time out for another retribution themed tale, my favourite genre alongside humour – it’s a bit on the dark side, and crosses over into some rather controversial subject matter. 5,169 more words

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Katie walks home from work to her apartment every day, and visits a small supermarket on the way home. On two occasions she encounters a duo of petty criminals outside the supermarket who eye her, and kidnap her one late afternoon. 71 more words

Dispatch from Pemberton

It all started with Eddie Cooper. At 16, he was the youngest starting free safety on Pemberton High’s football team and a shoo-in for student body President. 629 more words

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