The Price of My Pain – Flash Fiction Story

A barebacked woman with open hair and her arms wrapped around herself

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I could set a price for the pain that fills me, what would it be? This pain is more of an acquired taste than a horrendous compulsion. Or have I given it the liberty to become a… Read More

The Three P’s of Writing – Kool Stories

An old battered black diary that has the words - Things I wanted to say But never did - written on its cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello everyone! I hope you’re all well and taking life as it comes. Is there really any other choice? Inspiration is here, there, and everywhere. Writing is a craft that requires much of it. Creating something from nothing… Read More

The Doggone Poet by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

Four dogs staring down from a wall

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION AT GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! A poet is a poet till not proven otherwise. And to prove that might be a long and futile battle. When the urge to rhyme is strong, then no one can… Read More

Our Steps – Two Minutes Short Film

The silhouette of a woman standing against a bright peach background with her one arm raised triumphantly in the air

Reading Time: < 1 minute At times, writing just doesn’t seem enough. I need to get out there with my camera and capture the sights and sounds. There’s so much going on inside me that it feels like a time bomb ticking way…. Read More

Ruby Red Dreams by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

A young, white woman in a red cap and red dress with a lost expression on her face

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION AT GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! Introverts often live in the shadows of their thoughts, keeping to themselves, satisfied with their solitude. A young woman has a name that sparkles but can she live up to its… Read More

Two Spoons Missing – Flash Fiction Story

black coffee being poured from a height and it's splashing into and outside of a glass being held midair by a hand

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norman held the jar in front of the window. The brown granules shifted as the man tilted and turned the glass container, squinting as if the sunlight were piercing his eyes instead of the half empty coffee jar…. Read More

Absolutely Nothing by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

An empty shopping cart against a yellow background

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! Have you ever felt that your life isn’t what you really wanted it to be? Has it been a constant battle where you were never declared victorious? Will it ever get… Read More

The Face Licker – Flash Fiction Story

A young woman resting her head on a plate and her tongue sticking out with colorful sugar sparkles stuck to it

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ava is a face licker. This isn’t some extravagant term that carries some double meaning. The eight-year-old licks faces and that’s the tall and short of it. She may have been born with the annoying habit, but her… Read More