(1164 words) Ed Nolan parked his blue 1955 Chevrolet under the maple trees right across the street from the high school. It was unusually warm on that September afternoon for Minnesota: 80 degrees and no wind. Ed pulled a hankie Continue Reading
THE CLIFFWATCHER: A Short Story by Deina Furth (Part 3 of 3)
Part 3 of 3 (1597 words) It had to be the television. It had really hyped this up, this suicidal glorification, hadn’t it? And now it was affecting impressionable teenagers’ minds. The old man shook his head. “It was two Continue Reading
THE CLIFFWATCHER: A Short Story by Deina Furth (Part 2 of 3)
(1298 words) “Miss, you’re on my property,” he tried again. He hobbled across his porch so that he stood at the top of three steps leading to the lawn, wanting to make sure that she heard him. “And down there’s Continue Reading
THE CLIFFWATCHER: A Short Story by Deina Furth (Part 1 of 3)
(1066 words) The old man was stirring a dab of honey into his chamomile tea when the first raindrop hit the window. He looked up, his attention shifting to the droplets as they created a constellation of mirrored beads on the Continue Reading
Call for Guest Posts!
Do you blog? Would you like to contribute to the Short Story and Flash Fiction Society? Well, now’s your chance! Occasionally, we like to ask our audience for their thoughts on short stories. If you’re a blogger or a writer/author Continue Reading
eBook Sale: SSFFS Anthologies 99 Cents on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day!
Happy Holidays to all our readers! We have an exciting announcement to make just in time to celebrate 2017: both of our anthologies will be on sale for only 99 cents December 31st and Jan 1st–the perfect New Year’s Eve Continue Reading
Winner of Flash Fiction Contest #12!
We’d like to announce Graham Downs as the 12th Flash Fiction contest winner! Graham won a $10 gift card to Amazon for his piece. Please enjoy He Disappeared Into the Darkness below. Thank you all for your great entries, and Continue Reading
Recommended Reading: Painting Rainbows by Sue Lilley
Soulmates since they were children, Mandy and Joel are grown up now and destined to be together. Until life hurls a curved ball in their direction. Can they find each other and live happily ever after? Or will life conspire Continue Reading
Recommended Reading: You’re in for a Ride: A Collection of Science Fiction Short Stories by Nicholas C. Rossis
” Each story is like watching an old episode of the Twilight Zone” ~ C. MacKay A force field stumps a group of intrepid explorers. Two time-travelers mess with time at their own peril. And what happens when not one, Continue Reading
New Anthology on Sale Now!
Our new anthology is on sale now at Amazon.com! Break Ups: An Anthology of Emotional Stories features a different short story for each different breakup. It is an anthology that promises to trigger intense and deep emotions. Each trip leads Continue Reading