“We wouldn’t want to do that,” Ellen laughed. The woman smiled and walked out of the bathroom. Ellen felt positively giddy. She staggered back into the bar and plopped herself down in Kyle’s lap, kissing him before she could think about it. He took a large swallow of his drink and kissed her […]Read More The Complaint (part 16)
The Southbound Transit Line By Barrett Johnson The smoke from Train 229 poured out from the tunnel and swirled into the yellow station air. It danced and puffed at every chilly commuter like a man blowing cigarette smoke into the face of a dog. Ah, Detroit! The last haven for the cynical optimist clinging bitterly […]Read More The Winner of The Second Annual Eliza Gale’s Elizashead Flash Fiction Contest
Meanwhile, back at the ear Editor and Caroline were hurriedly trying to edit the footage they had acquired from Tad’s memory bands. Caroline wanted to include a montage of Tad’s flaws and various stupid comments that he’d made. Editor insisted they didn’t have time and that Director didn’t okay it. Aside from the montage he […]Read More The Reality Show in Tad’s Head (part 9)
Amerigo Day by Ian Murphy “What the hell is this!?!” Ilsa sighed the heavy sigh of a long-suffering wife. She didn’t need any drama this morning. Especially not this early. She looked up from her morning tea at her Husband Amerigo, who was on another one of his volatile tirades, waving… “A calendar.” she answered. […]Read More The Winner of Eliza Gale’s Elizashead Flash Fiction Contest!
THIS ACCIDENTAL ARSONIST by Matthew Harris Both parents (but especially my father – the renown Chemist B.B. Harris and to a slightly lesser extent the late culinary cuisine queen Harmit Harms Kuritsky – the gal whose troth he pledged while holding some bubbling sinister looking flask in hand on their first guinea pig type date) […]Read More The Runner Up In Eliza Gale’s Elizashead Flash Fiction Contest