The Best by Frederick Gero Heimbach

The Best by Frederick Gero Heimbach

The Best By Frederick Gero Heimbach ; The following is an excerpt from Himebaugh’s work-in-progress novel The Best.  He was fifteen years old and ready for this. He took the chair in the spotlight, literally the spotlight. He tugged his shirt sleeves so they...
Anomaly, Part Two

Anomaly, Part Two

Anomaly, Part Two By Jennifer Milne ; To read Part One of “Anomaly” first, click here.  SIXThe Future It felt like I’d frozen. Then like I was on fire. Then what I imagined it felt like to be a square peg being shoved violently through a round hole. Then I...
Lines of Paint in My Mind

Lines of Paint in My Mind

Lines of Paint in My Mind By Nicholas Voyta Sailer ; Written on July 30, 2014 For A Story Each Day The streets of Raleigh are marked and lined with construction spray paint—the kind that workers use to denote where electrical wires are buried. Where to dig and where...
Thirty Second Birthday

Thirty Second Birthday

Thirty Second Birthday by Chad Lutz ; Two familiar friends order familiar drinks at a familiar café on a familiar street. Work, school, sex, money: the lay of the conversation. Then it shifts. “Isn’t your birthday tomorrow?” Blake sips his latte. “And yours is the day...
Lost in the Blur, Part Four

Lost in the Blur, Part Four

Lost in the Blur, Part Four By Bokerah Brumley ; Leah Frakes had risked it all… and failed. She gritted her teeth. Her whole body screamed at her. The motorcycle ride, the capture… She smoothed a hand over her jaw. The beating… She had to keep going. There was no...