An ON TIME Excerpt: “The Girls of Summer” by Valerie Alexander

Enjoy an excerpt from Valerie Alexander’s “The Girls of Summer” featured in our newest anthology ON TIME. After Nikki Drayton’s funeral, everyone gathered at her parents’ house with trays of lasagna and bowls of pasta salad and foil-wrapped pies. The other parents admired Nikki’s recent senior portrait and helped her mother to a chair when she…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Death Takes A Halliday” by Dave Pasquantonio

Enjoy an excerpt from Dave Pasquantonio’s “Death Takes A Halliday” featured in our newest anthology ON TIME. “You’ll do great.” Emily Halliday straightened her husband, Paul’s, tie. “You know what they say: if they bring you in for a third interview, then the job’s already yours.” “I hope so,” Paul said. “I’ve been out of work…

Megan Branning, an ON TIME Author Interview

Join us as we peek behind the scenes of our upcoming anthology, ON TIME. Learn more about Megan Branning in her featured interview. ABOUT THE STORY  What inspired your story? Sometimes an odd idea will come to me, and I like to see where it takes me. This story began when I wondered what would…

Jacob Butlett, an ON TIME Author Interview

Join us as we peek behind the scenes of our upcoming anthology, ON TIME. Learn more about Jacob Butlett in his featured interview.   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? For the last several years, the line, “May I ask you something?” haunted my daydreams. I didn’t understand why I was fixated on this…

Heroism: Art Imitates Life by JM Williams

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from JM Williams, author of “Time to Set Things Right,” featured in our upcoming anthology ON TIME.   You’ve heard this story before. A young man standing on a subway platform suffers a seizure and falls onto the tracks. The roar of the coming train is deafening, the lights like the…

ON TIME Cover Reveal

A new project. A new theme. Some seriously timely stories. Introducing ON TIME, a collection of seventy-four interpretations of the fourth dimension.   …tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock… Are we controlled by TIME’s callous whims? An unyielding, enslaving construct, trapping us within unstoppable second-hands. Or is TIME an illusion? Changing the continuum’s flow, we unlock forbidden power and break…

An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Yellow Skies” by Alisha Costanzo

Torn and cracked leather shook under my butt and legs as I pushed the drill forward, dropping it deeper, checking for water, dropping it, checking. Plumes of soil settled dry. Another few feet, and no traces of moisture revealed themselves. It’s what I’d feared for the last few days. We’d tapped this well and would…

An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Spore” by Lorraine Sharma Nelson

When Reva pulled into her driveway, her neighbor’s odd stance at the edge of her rose garden drew her attention. She hopped out of her car. “Hey, Mrs. Bonifassi.” The woman gave no indication of having heard her. Reva took a couple of steps toward her. “Mrs. B.? Are you all right?” The woman whirled,…

IN THE AIR Cover Reveal

Our new anthology is on its way! Now that we’ve been consistently publishing anthologies, we’re proud to bring new voices to our team and to continue representing our veteran contributors. This collection is going to change what you think about one of our most underrated elements: Air.   Dean Samed always does a wonderful job!  …

A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Finding Galatea” by Ali Abbas

When I burst in, her hair looked auburn. Must have been some trick of the low, reddish light. There weren’t enough layers of make-up to hide the haunted look in her eyes. “What do you want darling?” she asked, not meaning a word of it. “You.” I showed her the picture on my phone. “You’re…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Kate Morgan

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Kate Morgan and her story “Butterflies Eating the Dead.” ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? A writer friend posted a photo of gorgeous monarch butterflies covering a piece of…