Story Well on Substack

Hi, everyone! I hope you are all doing well. I just wanted to give a couple of quick writing-related updates. First, if you’re a fan of fifty-word microfiction, be sure to give The Friday Fix a follow on Twitter. I post a weekly writing prompt over there, and writers respond with their creations. The FridayContinue reading “Story Well on Substack”

“The World is Ending and I Forgot My Grocery List” is now published!

I have some exciting news! “The World is Ending and I Forgot My Grocery List” was published earlier today by Free Flash Fiction. I’m incredibly excited that this dark, quirky story has a home. If you have two minutes, please give it a read and let me know what you think! All the best, Justin

[6] A Newfound World

After winter’s thaw, two young sisters muddied their sneakers as they hiked through the woods. One halted. “Forests are like libraries,” she whispered. “Why?” the other asked. “They’re quiet. And you can learn a lot here.” They walked on, fascinated by this newfound world — this beautiful discovery in their backyard.