Tag: short story

“Among the Things We Lost That Night”

    Last month I entered NYC Midnight’s Micro-Fiction Contest and yesterday night I found out that my piece, “Among the Things We Lost That Night” placed 2nd(!), which means I continue to round 2. The genre I received was “thriller” and I had… Continue Reading ““Among the Things We Lost That Night””

The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies

Recently, round one results of the NYC Midnight 2019 short story contest were released. My piece, “The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies” placed forth and I moved on to round two!! Without further adieu: The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies   By Erin Crocker… Continue Reading “The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies”

We All Fall Down

“Ashes, ashes! Ashes, ashes! Ashes!” Little Serenity’s shrill voice carried, with ease, through the living room and into the narrow kitchen of the two bedroom home. Ed rubbed his wrinkled forehead and added more vodka to the mug of orange juice that sat alongside… Continue Reading “We All Fall Down”

Coffee Shop–1

Mud-water splashes against my pant legs. In no time they’ll dry, leaving spots of dirt trailing up the material. I despise going anywhere when it rains. Fog beats against storefront windows. The air is humid, melancholy whispers that reduce themselves to leaves as they… Continue Reading “Coffee Shop–1”