I have three tiny pieces featured today in Peeking Cat Literary: “Omissions,” “To the Girl I Used to Be,” and “Things C.J. and I Argued about Last Saturday between Lunch and Dinner.” Peeking Cat Literary is a weekly British publication, edited by Sam Rose, featuring “short work including poetry, flash fiction, and anything that inhabits the hybrid space in between.”
The second issue of The Birdseed includes “Noted,” my 100-word story-in-list-form. The Birdseed, edited by Kourtney Jai, features “writing that waltzes; writing that soars; and writing that celebrates.”
“Falling in Love (with Back-to-School Supplies),” my one-sentence story about nineteen-cent notebooks and a bad boy in the back row, has been published by Discretionary Love. A new online publication, Discretionary Love seeks stories, poems, CNF, essays, and articles about love.
Earlier this week, Sledgehammer published another one of my 100-word stories. “Customer Service,” a tale close to my heart, centers on a diner waitress and her favorite customer. Edited by J. Archer Avary, Sledgehammer features work that highlights “the beauty within the ugliness.”
“Only You,” included in the latest issue of Briefly Write, is my second publication of the day. At 50 words, “Only You,” is half the size of “Theft,” published earlier today by Sledgehammer. Briefly Write, a British quarterly, seeks “profound ideas, stories with a twist and writing that moves us.” The current issue is its fifth.
“Theft,” my 100-word story about a unique type of thief, is featured today in Sledgehammer. Edited by J. Archer Avary and inspired by the Peter Gabriel song of the same name, Sledgehammer seeks to “showcase exuberant poetry and flash.”
Appearing today in BOMBFIRE is my 100-word story, “Crash & Burn.” BOMBFIRE is an online literary magazine featuring flash fiction, poetry, and visual art that is “weird, surreal, funny, spooky, beautiful, and dreamy.”
To celebrate the opening day of baseball season, Skyway Journal has published an issue of baseball poems, which includes five of my haiku. Edited by Fred Shrum, Skyway Journal publishes poetry that falls under such diverse categories as Americana, crime, horror, humor, love and noir.
In honor of Major League Baseball’s Opening Day, here’s my tiny tale, “Season Tickets,” originally published by Seven by Twenty on March 4, 2016.
Between innings they argued over the pitching change, the play at the plate, and how to divide the season tickets in the divorce settlement.
“Sighting,” my creative nonfiction (CNF) story about spotting a rock icon while on vacation, appears today in Five Minutes. The publication, edited by Susanna Baird, seeks stories of exactly 100 words (not including title) that depict brief real-life experiences.