1,000 Words

Flash Fiction:

‘Always the Twain’, Dot Dot Dash 9 (‘Recursive’) (Autumn 2012). “Goodbye, my friend, and of course, hello.” When dark matter and light matter meet, it is through a causally fused conversation that transcends the laws of time.

‘The Big One’, Thieves & Scoundrels (2010). Bert Blumenfeld is nosing through the long black of the Horsehead Nebula when he crosses orbits with a tough old frontier bird. A whole asteroid? It’s the scam of a lifetime.

‘The Other Side’, The Quotable 9 (‘Night and Day’) (Spring 2013). My butter knife is on the floor and the kitchen is shrouded in shadow. I stare, unseeing. Is this the dire consequence that Gran warned me about?