Fiction 2018 / Spring 2018 / Volume 48

Dinner at Ray’s—Bridget Atkinson Moore

Characters: RAY: Stay at home father VERONICA: Working mother with postpartum depression PATRICIA: Overworked, caring mother JACKSON: Bachelor party man   (An immaculate dining room with a long table and six matching chairs perfectly placed around it. The room is well decorated and all of the paintings, potted plants and knick-knacks on the shelves are … Continue reading

Fiction 2018 / Spring 2018 / Volume 48

The “Craziness Due to Writer’s Block” Aesthetic—Elizabeth Watts

 “I’m gonna slam this laptop against the wall. I swear I fucking will.”     Kazuya Takahashi writes because…well, there really isn’t a “because”. He just does it because somehow he actually likes it, and despite his threat of slamming his expensive laptop against a perfectly innocent wall, he knows that he’s going to continue to write. … Continue reading

Fiction 2018 / Spring 2018 / Volume 48

Opening in Silence—Samantha Jankowski

Cast of Characters PERSON A: Male/Female, hungry, chip-loving individual who does not have the u best sense of silence. PERSON B: Male/Female, busy, easily annoyed individual searching for silence.   Place A quiet room (a library, a waiting room, etc.) Time Present Opening in Silence (PERSON B is sitting at a desk/table working very studiously. … Continue reading