Pain Never Leaves You by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

A woman lying face down on a wooden table with her hair scattered and dead roses lying next to her

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS & MASTICADORES! It’s an experience that stays with you. The more you run from it the more it seeks you. There’s no hiding once it finds you. It slowly begins to… Read More

Terveen Gill – Writer Interview — Gobblers & Masticadores

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello everyone! Hope you are enjoying your weekend the way you want to. Manuela Timofte, editor of Gobblers & Masticadores, was very kind to reach out to me with some questions about my experience as a writer. I’d… Read More

Thanks for Making Me a Writer – Flash Fiction Story

A woman floating in the air while she's typing on a typewriter and wind is blowing her hair, dress, and papers around

Reading Time: 3 minutes Drip… Drip… Drip… It’s dripping on to my pillow. I really can’t hear it but it’s happening. My brain is leaking out of my eyes and my ears. How much of it is left? It’s hard to tell…. Read More

No More an Artist – Fiction Short Story

A side pose of a sad man with a white painted face and bowing his head down while holding the tip of his hat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sheebu Weds Sheffa The yellow, rectangular pieces of paper littered the desolate street. The warm breeze scattered them, arranging them in haphazard patterns before displacing them again. The wafer-thin bits were now worthless reminders of a wedding that… Read More

Literally Reruns – Papi by Christopher Dehon — literally stories

A black and white image of an old TV with no screen and behind which is a flowing river

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are in the mood for a wonderful short story and writing that makes your jaw drop to the floor, then LITERALLY STORIES is the right choice for you. They are all about creative short stories. I’ve… Read More

Killer Kanha Came Calling – Short Story

A pair of hands covered in blood

Reading Time: 5 minutes She often wondered whether time had taken a wrong turn and left her stranded in a dark abyss. His face drifted in front of her, mostly in her dreams, always out of her reach. When awake, she couldn’t… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Honorable Drug Lord

A man in a cap lighting a cigar

Reading Time: 2 minutes My father is a respected gangster. I’m just a pathetic thug. But I was born with credibility entrenched in my genes. I’m Simon Lobo’s only biological son. My father had other children, but they weren’t his. They were… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Traitor John

A white bearded man holding his head and screaming

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am John’s brain. And I never shut up. Not even for a second. The man thinks he’s tormented. I say he’s blessed. What use is a brain if it’s dull and quiet? Why carry the extra weight… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – I Want Ketchup

fries and a bottle of ketchup

Reading Time: 2 minutes All I want is some ketchup. Nothing fancy. Just ketchup. You can’t eat fries without ketchup. It’s just not done. I ask the waitress one more time but rearrange my words for greater effect. ‘These fries look mighty… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Cheers To Me!

A man's arm holding a glass of whiskey

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m the one who comes drunk to the party. But I never leave drunk. Why? Because I usually pass out midway. Yes, embarrassing. I doubt it’ll be any different today. Still at home, I’m four drinks down, the… Read More

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