Monthly Archives: September 2017

And counting. A short short story (Ten seconds short)

T-minus ten and counting. A spectrum – red, yellow and green – illuminates. A traffic rainbow that means turbines are operational. A buzzer squeals overhead: propulsion jets are ignited, pushing 100,000 pounds per square inch against the launch pad. A … Continue reading

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Neptune’s Rain Cuts Like Diamonds

(A story for Chuck Wendig’s Flash Fiction contest, based on a randomly selected title, first line, and last lines.)   Three days without sleep was the least of my worries. Charlene was out there, slouched in an alley or a … Continue reading

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