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”

[9] Open Mic

Tre rapped about his life. Paul plucked guitar strings, telling a different version of the same tale. After the open mic closed for the night, Tre and Paul swapped stories at the bar, connecting over their shared fates: both orphans, both dropouts, both directionless until they found meaning through music.

“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

[8] Alive

He was trapped inside his own body and mind ā€” the world obscured in a dark shroud of mystery. But when he heard music, everything came alive in brilliant landscapes of color. Mountains, forests, and oceans appeared before him, breaking his chains, sweeping him into this alternate reality ā€” this immaculate universe.


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