Category Archives: Free Shorts

Free Short: Evie

Public Domain Image Today’s story is a donation from Ramona DeFelice Long.  This is a delightful, funny piece.  Visit Ramona at http://www.Ramonadef.wordpress.com Evie When my sister Evie finally left home, I was so glad. All last school year, it was nothing but drama drama drama. First, drama over Evie cutting school, and Evie’s new friends, …

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The Free Short day that wasn’t

Hello Again. Two things.  Only six more days to donate to our Start Some Good campaign.  Go forth.  Do this.  Here. By donating, you’ll allow us to continue and improve our Writers Talk Podcast, host more literary events, and help businesses like this one and this one. Another thing, please submit your own, and tell …

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Free Short: Kissing Party

Kissing Party By Benjamin Joseph Kowalsky I don’t remember the specific details my first kiss; I remember its circumstances. I was 12 years old, just turned. My mom had a friend who had two daughters, one a year older than me and one a year younger than me, named Becca and Avery respectively. Becca, I’m …

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Free Short: Dinner Hour

This piece is from Amy Ashton Handy, a high school English teacher and writer in Austin, TX. Dinner Hour Hungry. I am so damn hungry. Hunger has become so big it’s a new me growing inside the old me, no room for anything else. I’d like to be one of those girls who can sip …

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Free Short: What It Would Be Like to Have a Baby With a Turnip

This story first appeared in the Fall 2005 edition of Sou’Wester. By April Line             She is in her sixth month.  She has ten weeks to go.  Every ligament from her bellybutton to her knees aches and it is difficult to negotiate staircases.  Yet all she can think about is deep, velvet penetration.  She craves …

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