Short Stories and Other Works of Fiction

The Special Dish

Matthew awoke to an argument. It was the couple next door. “... don’t have all we need...” “... the special dish...” The back of his head throbbed and each word of the barely audible conversation caused a fresh jolt of pain. “... making me go all the way there...” When ...
Read More

Uncle Robert’s Basement

Nobody ever expects to find themselves in a ghost story. Yet, I always had a lingering feeling I’d one day find myself in one. The reason was simple, basements. I hate them, always have. I don’t know where this apprehension came from, but they’ve always made me anxious. It didn’t ...
Read More

The 48 Best Seinen Manga Anyone Should Read

As a writer, I’ve always read novels, even at a young age. Another medium that was always close to my heart was manga, especially the seinen genre. While I also enjoy shonen manga, as you can see from my list of the best shonen manga, I usually prefer the seinen ...
Read More

The Yummy Food

Working at a retirement home is a tough job. The hours are long, overtime is a constant, and the pay is low. And yet, I never hated the job. No, I always enjoyed helping people and did my best to guide them through the last years of their life. All ...
Read More

I Discovered an Old Elevator at Work – I Wish I Hadn’t

Job hunting can be tough, especially if you’re an idiot like me. Now, I wasn’t exactly an idiot, but I didn’t have much of a qualification to do, well, anything. Even worse, my CV was riddled with blank spots, unemployment time and questionable positions. As you can imagine, my chances ...
Read More

Ms. Granger’s Collection

I hated Ms. Granger’s collection from the moment I laid eyes on it. The old lady was the latest in my long line of patients. I’m a caregiver, the live-in type. I’d been working in the field for a decade when I got to know Ms. Granger. She was a ...
Read More

Tonight, I Wasn’t the Only One Who Was Lost

You know those nights, don’t you? The ones when life gets a bit too real and when you can’t sleep because your head’s heavy with questions. What’s the meaning of life? What am I even doing here? Where do I want to be in ten years? Yeah, those. With a ...
Read More

Condom Run – How Getting Rubbers Saved My Life

Bringing a hot girl to my dorm room was not something I ever expected would happen to me. I’m not the popular type, never was. Hell, I’m a freaking nerd! Making out, however, felt great. Her lips were so soft, her kiss sensual, but domineering. She pushed me onto the ...
Read More

Cleaning at Night Just Ain’t Right

If you’d asked me ten years ago where I’d see myself now, it definitely wouldn’t have been working at a cleaning company. No, back then, I had higher aspirations. I even dropped out of school chasing some vague, unrealistic dream. After things didn’t work out, I had to accept the ...
Read More

A Needle in a Hay Stack

When I was a little boy, my two best friends, and I loved nothing more than to sneak into Old Herbert’s barn. Old Herbert had been a farmer all his life, one of the biggest in our small town. By now, though, he’d retired, and all that remained was an ...
Read More
Loading...