Petey’s Badass Run for Glory (flash fiction contest entry)
This Side of Crazy (The Montucky Review)
Her earlier argument against getting more books — and a flimsy one at that — is that we read too fast and the books we had should have lasted all summer. I ignore her complaining. It’s one of my special talents.
Coffee with Satan (isgreaterthan.net)
“I’ve been afraid of you most of my life, you know.”
“And that’s my fault?” he asks, smoothing the front on his Italian suit. Though impeccably tailored, I find it a tad ostentatious for a morning meeting at Starbucks. Still, I’m not about to comment on the Devil’s attire.
“Technically, no,” I say. “The nun at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic School introduced me to you.
“Not to me,” he says. “To the concept of me. You Catholics are the absolute worst.”
Independence Day (Wilderness House Literary Review)
Stuffing the folds of billowy white around the blistering hot steering wheel, Christine tore the pearl headpiece and veil from her $150 up-do as she mashed the accelerator, sending pea gravel flying toward the horrified wedding guests…
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