Read – Red Dead Rain – Last Short Story From It’s Not A Normal Friday 13th 2021

A day like any other, yet unlike another... Matt He attempts to swallow the tirade of spit and phlegm that sticks in his throat once again, only this time violently coughing as it grips his throat even fiercer, desperately he looks up at her with blood shot eyes, which only causes her smile to grow …

Read – Taken To The Dog Wash – First Short Story From 2020 Book Twelve

Blades dance across the skin, take off my flesh and walk free without the weight of what is weigh me down... Matt Angelo takes a tentative step forward, only to meet its gaze with his own. “Nice doggy,” he says nervously as he holds his hands in the air. “I’ve been called many things over …

Read – I Wager His Forever Seed – First Short Story From Breadcrumbs To Madness 4

From the breadcrumbs left behind we built an empire unparalleled by all that was before... Matt Salvador reaches desperately out towards the ever-fading rainbow, void of any care and want. His eyes glassy, and brow moist. Carla glances momentarily up from the ships unresponsive control board and lets out a stuttered growl of disapproval before …

Read – See It Shine – First Short Story From 2020 Book Eleven

Dawn painted nothing new, it just retouched what was given before... Matt The diamond spins without fault or fancy above them, capturing the essence of their stare within it. “D-D-Do you think it kn-knows?” she says softly, gripping his hand tightly. “Do I think it knows what?” She rolls her eyes and looks at him …

Read – Hammer It Home – First Short Story From 2020’s End Of Year Collection

As the toll of totality chimes, the segmented drawer we keep all things worthy in decays with the passage of time we so desperately count, in hope of one day outliving it ... Matt She smiles, then picks up one of the small nails from the table and gently holds it against the bloody hand. …

Read – Thrice Upon A Mistake – First Short Story From 2018’s End Of Year Collection

The age of time, is not defined by the clock that sits on the wall, but by the weathered lines that crack and grow across thy skin... Matt “A facsimile of a lie is what you are Devon! Nothing more or less. Your existence began with a mistake, and so will that be your end!” …

Close Your Eyes – 50 Word Story

“And that, as they say in the movies, is that!” she says with a broad smile across her face. “This ain’t a fucking movie Stacy, and I ain’t gonna follow some soulless script, written by a nobody. This is real life, and in real life everyone dies, even the hero!”

Shifted Snakes – 50 Word Story

The sharpness of words not said digs themselves inside his skull, and as he turns sharply he stops for the first time since he started this walk, or is it finished it, he and stares towards the sea of eyes that stare back. “T-There’s so many of them,” he whispers.

Read – A Mouse Trap – First Short Story From 2020’s Christmas Collection

Once the world seemed full of magic, and then the world changed, but deep down, in the depths of places not seen, the magic never left, it only grew pungent with decay... Matt “There is no happy fat man in my story, there is only Yuri, and he is neither fat nor jolly. So let …

Read – Be Thee In The Rain – First Short Story From 2018’s Christmas Collection

When the facts were checked, and the lines crossed out, 2020 was a year not only wished to be forgotten, but a year no one ever wanted to revisit, 2018 however... Matt “If what you say is true, then we must change the outcome!” Spider laughs loudly and wipes the tears that run down his …

I Wasn’t Invited – 50 Word Story

“The ball was not as enjoyable as I had hoped, there were too many memories lost within the walls of the old hall, memories that took control of my senses,” she says through tear filled eyes. “Memories? What sort of memories do you have from there?” “They weren’t my memories.”

There They Jingle – 50 Word Story

The light explodes, leaving the room in total darkness. Lloyd stand silently still while his heart beats erratically in his chest. Soon the seconds tick over into minutes, and he still dare not move, then he hears the jingling of sleigh bells once more, and lets out a stuttered sigh.

Without A Thud – 50 Word Story

The jar hits the ground with a volatile explosion, sending shards of glass and strawberry jam across the floor in all directions. He looks up at the others and smiles wryly and holds out his hand.“Pay up,” he says proudly.“Seriously?”“What, you think I was joking?” he sneers.

Casually We Cried – 50 Word Story

He stares into her hate filled eyes and spits venomously towards her. “You shall not have what is not yours. You shall only have the leftovers, and nothing more!”The sneer that creeps across her lips cuts through the air more than her words ever could, separating flesh from bone.

We Of Definition – 50 Word Story

“A defining moment, you called it. A twisted defining moment. Yet the moment wasn’t defining, was it?” he says as he looks across the room towards her. “But, I died. Wasn’t that defining enough?” “Death doesn’t define anything, it is but a stepping stone, a misguided glance, an endless nothing.”

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