1951 by DC Diamondopolous #FlashFicFriday

Charlie didn’t have the guts to rob the drugstore in Visalia. The woman behind the counter reminded him of his mother—what a chump. His truck needed gas, oil, a new carburetor. No sweat. Now he could buy a brand-new Cadillac.   Charlie nodded at the man in the Air Force… Continue Reading

Shit the Gold by Soter Lucio #FlashFicFriday

Coralline pressed the gas pedal and driving above the speed limit dared the police to do something about it. She was mad as hell and prepared to take down as many people as she could into the next life with her. What she wasn’t prepared for, was the sudden appearance… Continue Reading

The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe #nationalPOEtrymonth

THE BELLS. I. ⁠Hear the sledges with the bells— ⁠Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! ⁠How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, ⁠In the icy air of night! ⁠While the stars that oversprinkle ⁠All the heavens, seem to twinkle ⁠With a crystalline delight; ⁠Keeping time, time, time, ⁠In… Continue Reading

The Colour Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft #CthulhuMythos

WEST of Arkham the hills rise wild, and there are valleys with deep woods that no axe has ever cut. There are dark narrow glens where the trees slope fantastically, and where thin brooklets trickle without ever having caught the glint of sunlight. On the gentler slopes there are farms,… Continue Reading