My flash fiction story “The Cable” was published by 101 Words. It is another post-apocalyptic flash fiction piece. I seem to like writing those. 🙂
If you got a minute – it is only 101 words long – you can read it at 101words.org.
I wave my hand. “Damn proprietor was watering down the whiskey and now he has the audacity to close.”
“Tis Sunday morning,” replied Pierre Benoit, a Newfoundlander who Uncle Sam had contracted to build the airfield at Stephenville. “He can’t serve drinks on a Sunday.”
“Is that true, corporal?”
Conrad opened his eyes to a view of a massive blue globe. He jerked back and twisted around in the microgravity. He touched something solid in front of him. A window.
He pushed against the window and turned around. Conrad scanned the small room, no larger than a public bathroom stall, and empty except for an EV spacesuit and door. He studied the view through the window. Neptune, he thought. How did I get here?
My flash fiction story “Hello, Is Anybody There?” was published by T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog. It is a post-apocalyptic flash fiction about the last participant of a nuclear war, who calls every phone number looking for survivors.
If you got 5 minutes, you can read it at http://wp.me/p4bfXQ-1J
The chess board on the cover shows the game that is in progress as the story opens. It is a chess puzzle if you care to solve it.