An ON TIME Excerpt: “Popcorn” by Michael J. Moore

Enjoy an excerpt from Michael J. Moore’s “Popcorn” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. The sky was baby blue the day Tommy’s Grandfather died. He never called him Grandfather to his face because he preferred Grandpa. He tried not to call him that either. Even at eight, the titles used to refer to family members…

A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Beckoned” by Melissa A. Winton

“Okay, Mary. Are you comfortable?” Dr. Ruebal asks, a ring of cigarette smoke circling his head, reminding her of one of those ciggy ads in the McClure’s magazine. The doctor’s unkempt appearance is nothing like those dapper gentlemen. His hair is greasy and disheveled from his tar-stained fingers combing through it every few minutes. She…