Tag: Thriller

  • “Among the Things We Lost That Night”

        Last month I entered NYC Midnight’s Micro-Fiction Contest and yesterday night I found out that my piece, “Among the Things We Lost That Night” placed 2nd(!), which means I continue to round 2. The genre I received was “thriller” and I had to incorporate “a home renovation” and the word “cover”, into my…

  • We All Fall Down

    “Ashes, ashes! Ashes, ashes! Ashes!” Little Serenity’s shrill voice carried, with ease, through the living room and into the narrow kitchen of the two bedroom home. Ed rubbed his wrinkled forehead and added more vodka to the mug of orange juice that sat alongside piles of neglected plates and glasses that lined the countertop. “We…

  • Erin’s Book Review of “Kind Nepenthe”

      “The leaves are all brown.” And no, I didn’t go off the deep-end–I didn’t misquote The Mamas & The Papas lyrics– I’m not that kinda girl…don’t you all know that by now? SMDH. “What are you doing, then?” I’m quoting little Megan in Matthew Brockmeyer’s debut novel “Kind Nepenthe” that takes place in Humboldt County,…