Short Fiction – The Optimist

Short Fiction – The Optimist

 Charles flipped his iPAD closed and relaxed his head onto the pillow.  He looked over at Scissors.  She was frantically scrolling through her texts.“How did you get the name Scissors?”She rolled her eyes and gave him that look.“An old boyfriend.  He told everyone I...
Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

 The stock market rose steadily during the summer. The country was awash with cash.  The economy didn’t want the cash so speculators sopped it up.  A few people became very rich.  Max Perkins was not one of them.Perkins was an ordinary man.  He was not a player...
Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

 The bar is very narrow.  There are stools to the left alongside the bar as you walk in and one long line of tables with chairs on the right.  At the end a bathroom and a door that leads outside.Randall sits by the back door.  It’s quiet there, a good place to write. ...