Short Stories

Ghost Hunting by Georgene Smith Goodin

Ghost Hunting by Georgene Smith Goodin

Georgene Smith Goodin’s work has appeared in numerous publications, and has won the Mash Stories flash fiction competition. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, the cartoonist Robert Goodin, their four foster children and two dogs. When not writing, she is restoring a 1909 Craftsman bungalow with obsessive attention to historic detail. You can find Georgene Continue reading Ghost Hunting by Georgene Smith Goodin

Some Say the World Will End in Fire by R. Daniel Lester

Some Say the World Will End in Fire by R. Daniel Lester

R. Daniel Lester’s writing has appeared in print and online in multiple publications, including Adbusters, Geist, Broken Pencil, Pulp Literature, Switchblade and, most recently, Retreats from Oblivion: The Journal of NoirCon. His novella, Dead Clown Blues, from Shotgun Honey and Down & Out Books, was shortlisted for a 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novella by the Crime Continue reading Some Say the World Will End in Fire by R. Daniel Lester

An Accidental Coven by Laura Blackwell

An Accidental Coven by Laura Blackwell

One Saturday night six months ago, my husband and I attended a party where we saw three women wearing the same dress. To save those present from embarrassment, I will not identify them by name, career, or family status, but instead describe the fateful three by their avocations: the Artist, the Athlete, and the Gardener. Continue reading An Accidental Coven by Laura Blackwell