Stories/Excerpts

“The fart catcher” by a.d.matthias.

Note from the author a.d.matthias: Everything italicized is authentic 1920s American slang, including the title. Lightning split the sky over a secluded, Philadelphia country road. Autumnal sycamores and ironwoods embraced the winding route. Swollen with deep oranges and dirty yellows,… Read More ›

“Ophilia” By a.d.matthias.

Cecilia paused. She could never remember their names. Perhaps she is never told; perhaps she is made to forget. Briefly wondering how many have come and gone, she then decides that names are ultimately inconsequential, before lamenting sotto voce, “What’s… Read More ›

Story Collaboration! Chapter One.

… And we’re back at it again! With over forty responses on our first Poem Collaboration at the Little Writing Workshop of Horrors, it seems clear that there should be even more opportunities and events to share our literary work with each… Read More ›

Bridge (Flash Fiction).

Photo prompt response to Crimson’s Creative Challenge #68 Word count: 149. A/N: Hopefully, this isn’t too morbid. Horror genres are somewhat in place. Darkness emerged. His eyes flickered helplessly at the waters. It was no dream. On his right side,… Read More ›

Free (Flash Fiction).

  Photo prompt response to Crimson’s Creative Challenge #67 Word count: 144. It was a bad heat wave in August that pushed away through the blue sweat, twisted and rolled on the nooks and crannies of us all. An extended… Read More ›