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The Mirror ~ J

I’m at my desk, obsessively proofreading, like any other morning. I notice I’ve accidentally used ‘their’ instead of ‘they’re’. Hell and damn. I guess that’s what you get for writing half asleep. I reach for my mouse to eradicate this grammatical travesty, instead coffee sloshes on my hand. “Huh.” It’s a surprised sort of sound. […]

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The Fall of Terra By Jess & Keith Flaherty

Eyes downcast, hands folded, she always acted like a piece of furniture unless summoned. But that didn’t mean she wasn’t busy. When Master Den mentioned Kapteyn-6 she took an almost motionless step forward, seeming only to fidget as she adjusted the recording devices hidden in her prosthetic arm. She wasn’t worried anyone would notice. She […]

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Strange Invaders – Winner of the Facebook Writers Assembled 2018 Spring Story Contest

Dave stuck his head behind the curtain and grinned at his partner. The kid was looking pretty green, and clearly regretting his short trip down the alleyway responding to a stranger’s hoarse call for help. “You doin’ okay, Morales?” Eli looked up from contemplating the bandage on his forearm. “Great,” he said drily. “’Cuz being […]

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Something’s Gotta Give (A Demonic Short Story) Available Now!

  $0.99 on Kindle or for Free on Kindle Unlimited. An assignment in Hollywood? That sounds like Paradise … Ronoven should have known better. In Hell, nothing was ever as easy as it sounded. Take a trip above, they said. Use your human name. Go around as Ben again if you want. Collect a movie star’s soul. It’ll be easy, they said. And he bought it. Hook. Line. And sinker. Then he met her. An innocent; caught up in her own pain, in the whirlwind fame of Hollywood’s heyday. He couldn’t save her life, but if he was willing to play the odds, he might just be able to save her soul. Ben had always been a gambling man. Something’s Gotta Give – Available now. http://mybook.to/somethingsgottagive