Welcome to Fiction FeedA review of short-form creative prose from throughout the internet. All content by Eric Hawthorn.
TOURNIQUET TUESDAYS | Tori Bond. →Read the story @ Cease, Cows. In “Tourniquet Tuesdays,” author Tori Bond begins by describing the drinking game of the same name (“It involved Wild Turkey and knocking someone out while blindfolded”) and uses this … Continue reading
FAWNA MOON | Erika T. Wurth. →Read the story @ Waxwing Literary Journal. The following is a list of unforgivable textual crimes: plagiarism, oxford commas, semicolons (except when used ironically), triteness, cliches and received language as a substitute for original thought, … Continue reading
PAROLE OFFICER PETE | Peter Clarke ⇒Read the story @ Weirderary. I have a friend who used to be a cop. He would sometimes tell stories from back in the day. He once said, Have you ever met a … Continue reading
GOING BOWLING WITH MOHAMMED | Ron Riekki. ExFic. ⇒This flash piece is funny and profound, so many things at once. By way of premise/summary, here’s the opening fragment to give you a taste of what’s in store for you: I … Continue reading
ORION’S TOOTH | Peter Clarke. Cheap Pop. ⇒I was wandering around the interwebs yesterday and stumbled upon this fantastic flash fiction, “Orion’s Tooth,” published a couple weeks ago on Cheap Pop. The story is brilliantly constructed, subtly musical, an absolute … Continue reading
WHISTLE BABY | Meredith Alling. Cooper Street Journal. ⇒This is a really elegant piece, but not in a way that’s ostentatious or showy. The elegance here is of the understated, informal variety. In fact, Meredith Alling’s “Whistle Baby” is a … Continue reading
THE NIPPLE FACTORY | Jack Nuttgens. Litro. ⇒Today’s piece deserves a special level of gravitas considering its serious subject matter. Unfortunately, gravitas is in short supply right now, especially because the title of today’s featured story contains the word nipple (NIPPLE! … Continue reading