Preppers is a three-part short story by Rebecca Zornow. Each part is a five-minute read. You can read part one here: Prepper in Demand // Short Story and part two here: Preppers Exposed // Short Story Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash The pile of trash grew bigger each week. Flimsy plastic wrappers and empty cardboard boxes blew with the … Continue reading Preppers Without // Short Story
This is part two of a three part story by Rebecca Zornow. You can read Part 1, Prepper in Demand, here. Photo credit to Alex Holyoake on Unsplash.com. The tang of vinegar lingered in Frederic’s mouth. The pickled asparagus and garlic cloves were tasty, but Frederic ate more pickled food recently then was used to and … Continue reading Preppers Exposed // Short Story
A short fable about workplace duties carried out at all costs. Heated consequences to follow.
Prepper in Demand (Part 1) By Rebecca Zornow Photo by Denise Johnson on Unsplash The granola bars were expired. Well, that was a disappointment. Many of them were a raisin variety, and, because raisins have a high sugar make up, they would have turned into energy quickly as well as provide antioxidants. Some of the bars were more … Continue reading Prepper in Demand // Short Story
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