An ON TIME Excerpt: “Coincidence and Correspondence” by Phillip T. Stephens

Enjoy an excerpt from Phillip T. Stephens’ “Coincidence and Correspondence” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. I scrambled across our lawn, from waterfront to back porch, certain divine punishment would fall. Not fueled by God’s wrath but my father’s, his hand swift and unrelenting until my backside burned, and I repented seven times, seven times,…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Witness” by Jennifer Loring

Enjoy an excerpt from Jennifer Loring’s “Witness” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. We’ve been hopping around for light-years, chasing whichever stars still burn. Proxima Centauri first as it shifted from red to blue, the closest star to our swollen Sun; then, once it began shrinking into a white dwarf, we moved on. I spend…

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…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “The Time Loop Loophole” by Madison Estes

Enjoy an excerpt from Madison Estes’s “The Time Loop Loophole” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. Vincent Stanson used to volunteer at a local nursing home, not because he loved doing gazillion piece puzzles with old people who weren’t all there in the head, or because he loved the smell of folks who no longer…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Something in the Way” by Benjamin Blake

Enjoy an excerpt from Benjamin Blake’s “Something in the Way” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. Prologue Henry Beaufort navigated the fir-bordered back road. A stormy autumn night somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, the rain came down hard.  On the left-hand side of the road, a greeting sign came into view: WELCOME TO TWIN HILLS…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Eugene” by Evan M. Elgin

Enjoy an excerpt from Evan M. Elgin’s “Eugene” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. You don’t know me, but you will. I’m seven going on seventy. And here are all my friends: Mary-Lee is the pretty girl down the street. Her hair is golden like the sun. Most days, she skipped rope, hopping a two-step…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “30 Days with Fletcher” by J.C. Raye

Enjoy an excerpt from J.C. Raye’s “30 Days with Fletcher” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. Day One, 10:00 PM The cashier finally stopped giving me the eyeball. Too busy flirting with some pretty gal in Wonder Woman hot pants wanting lottery tickets. Like he had a snowball’s chance in hell of impressing her with…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Bouncer” by Tom Prentice

Enjoy an excerpt from Tom Prentice’s “Bouncer” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. “I know where you are.” Those were your first words to me. It was odd because you were standing over me at the time. But I get it now: amongst its many flaws, English lacks a pronoun for your own duplicate from…

An ON TIME Excerpt: “Time Will Tell” by Justin Alcala

Enjoy an excerpt from Justin Alcala’s “Time Will Tell” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. Tammy pointed to the digital clock illuminated near the kitchen entrance.  The woman on screen mentioned time just as he glanced at the timepiece.  It was nearly nine.  “We project that in ten years,” the woman on the television stared stone-faced at…