What the Flood Brings- 100-word story compilation (pt. 2)

Max It’s four in the morning and Deborah shakes me awake, the air thick with coffee. The bakery re-opening is today, and my nerves are unhinged. She asks about Levi and if he’ll show. No one knows. Outside it pours. It would be menacing if not for the smell of petrichor in the air. The … Continue reading What the Flood Brings- 100-word story compilation (pt. 2)

What the Flood Brings- 100-word story compilation (pt. 1)

I will be posting a new 100-word story every Thursday as part of a collective whole, each story building on the last and from a handful of perspectives. Enjoy! Maggie It’s my breakthrough. The story seeps from the rain gutters with last night’s solo cups and dirty firecracker remains. My car awaits, rain flooding my … Continue reading What the Flood Brings- 100-word story compilation (pt. 1)

Last call for entries! – 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Call for Entries – Over $10,000 in Monetary prizes, 80+ categories

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Call for Entries: 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Deadline: February 11, 2022

If you would like to receive greater recognition, monetary prizes, awards, and exposure for your books, here is an opportunity not to miss. Enter the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Calling all indie book authors and publishers – including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors who have a book written in English released in 2020, 2021, or 2022 or with a 2020, 2021, or 2022 copyright date to enter the most rewarding book awards program. Offering 80+ Categories – More than 80 Awards – with over 80 monetary prizes totaling more than $10,000 in cash, including $1,500 cash prizes plus trophies for best fiction book and best non-fiction book, $750 cash prizes plus trophies for second-best fiction book, and non-fiction book and $500 cash prizes plus trophies for third-best…

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The Airport

Laura wakes suddenly from sleep, sticky with sweat and the lasting images of a forgotten dream, her memory scrambling to make sense of the feelings that still linger. Her gut lurches with a strange sensation, her intuition marking a shift in her day, something out of sorts. She hesitates, wondering if she should go to … Continue reading The Airport