“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.
The February issue of Dwelling Literary, out today, includes “Whole Latte Love,” my tiny tale about a coffeeshop crush. Edited by Elizabeth Bates, Dwelling Literary is an online publication that features a different theme each month. The current issue, “At the Love Shack,” is its third. Lindsey Ostrom is the journal’s art editor.
“Comebacker,” my short tale of a pitcher’s mishap on the mound, appears today in the first issue of Friday Fix Fiction. Edited by Justin Deming, Friday Fix Fiction publishes “thought-provoking, heartfelt, and honest” stories of exactly 50 words (not including title). The theme of this month’s issue is “revive.”
Published today in The Drabble is my humorous story “Out-of-This-World Conversation.” The Drabble, which features stories of exactly 100 words, also published my story “Yellow Highlighter” in August 2017.