In this short story for weird fiction readers, follow two teenagers desperate to leave the shoddy umbrella of their lottery-winning parents. They discover opportunity in an untested piece of corporate technology and bizarre little bugs with an appetite for amusement.
A short story for weird fiction readers that follows two teenagers desperate to leave the shoddy umbrella of their lottery-winning parents. They discover opportunity in an untested piece of corporate technology and bizarre little bugs with an appetite for amusement.
The Midnight Waddler By Rebecca Zornow Shirk shirk shirk. Kyle’s eyes snapped open as if the sound was the shrill cry of an eagle rather than tiny, frantic scratching. When he heard the noise the previous night, Kyle bolted over his wife out of bed and immediately got tangled in the damn pile of throw … Continue reading The Midnight Waddler // Short Story
Story by Rebecca Zornow Photo Credit to Nolan Issac on Unsplash I hope you enjoyed the first installment of The Manors last month. Part 2, the final piece of this story, is posted down below. Before you start reading, I want to congratulate Adriana M. from Wisconsin on winning the signed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective … Continue reading The Manors, Part 2
CANINE REPENTANCE By Nicole Van Den Eng I opened the front door because something was scratching at it. The sensor light on my porch flicked on. I opened my door to the twilight. Over my front lawn, across a lonely country road, the distance was quiet. My brow creased. Something brushed over my calves. I … Continue reading Canine Repentance
It was a Sunday afternoon in deep summer and Minnie just finished describing how she French kissed Benjamin last Friday night, a boy we’ve both known since second grade. I thought about what she said for a moment, then asked, “Don’t you remember the time Benjamin superglued Mrs. Harmon’s stapler to the bottom of her … Continue reading The Manors, Part 1