Phobia

By Dawn DeBraal When Tonya met Todd, she knew she had a good one. Todd was funny, respectful, polite, and attentive. They had been dating for almost a year. Tonya felt he might be Mr. Right. Whenever she started to question her decision, Todd showed up to reinforce his good qualities. How could she doubt … Continue reading Phobia

It Was A Case Of All Or Nothing

By Tavinder New   Latest Press: Jewels stolen from Bank of Scarlett by notorious thieves Peter and Pritchard. They are dangerous, clever and not to be trusted!   The brown leather case was beside my foot and inside the jewels worth tens of millions of pounds lying there beside me, my rendezvous was to meet … Continue reading It Was A Case Of All Or Nothing

Unlikely Swan

By Rosanne Trost Maisie walked into the ballet academy, ungracefully plopped herself down on the bench, removing her pink shoes, white orthotics and pink socks. Smelling her socks, she laughingly said, “Oooh, stinky.” She raised her shirt, black with “Ballet Academy” printed in white letters. She struggled to pull the top over her head, refusing … Continue reading Unlikely Swan

RETIREMENT AND THE REALIZATION THAT I’M GETTING OLD

By Jeffrey Zable         So I’m coming out of Trader Joe’s in Daly City when two men approach me with surprised expressions.     One of them says, “Mr. Zable. . . it’s great to see you!”     Looking at both of them, I have no idea who they are, but am curious to find out.     When … Continue reading RETIREMENT AND THE REALIZATION THAT I’M GETTING OLD

High School Contest First Place Winner Fiction: “The Man”

by Alexander Choi The dilapidated road had a myriad of cracks in its asphalt as I cruised along the pavement. The blazing sun illuminated the land with rays penetrating through my windshield, hindering my vision of the road. I could faintly hear the wind whispering in my ear when  I took a glimpse of the … Continue reading High School Contest First Place Winner Fiction: “The Man”