Short Stories

 
April 24  •  Favorites, Fiction, Short Stories

Lost in the Company of Santas

Short story: They step off the train into the Portland rain. Santas, Mrs. Santas and Easter Bunnies. Tens, twenties and more ... their numbers...

April 16  •  Favorites, Fiction, Short Stories

A Mid-Winter Night’s Traditions

Short story: Traditions mean a lot to this close group of college friends. But for outsiders joining their annual ski trip, these traditions can be...


February 15  •  Favorites, Fiction, Humor, Short Stories

The Look of Strangers

Short fiction: "I’ve lived here for over three years, but I still get that “look” from strangers every time I step into a diner or coffee shop...

October 8  •  Favorites, Fiction, Humor, Short Stories

When Night Falls, It Comes Without Warning

As night falls, a white shadow slithers off the main highway and toward the end of the cul-de-sac. Gather the children, because it’s come for them...


February 21  •  Favorites, Fiction, Short Stories

Waiting for the Rain to Fall

More than just waiting for the rain, this short story "tells of a man whose father’s stories may offer more truth than he ever realized."

December 18  •  Fiction, Humor, Short Stories

Where have all the hipsters gone?

This neighborhood used to be filled with hipsters but now that the economy has tanked, that's all gone downhill. (short story)


December 6  •  Fiction, Humor, Short Stories

The Burden Of Perfection

I was born the perfect child of northern Appalachian circus performers. My parents, fearing that my perfection would one day bring them shame, and...

November 22  •  Fiction, Humor, Short Stories

Literary Self Exploration

A tale of self exploration in small town America, one that grew out of a literary curiosity and morphed into something altogether different. (short...