Teen & YA

Even at thirteen her parents gave her a lot of freedom. She didn’t have to check in every few hours the way I did. They didn’t pay attention to what she read or watched; I had to borrow all George…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Collateral Damage
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Collateral Damage

David Mack

Wind-blown muck clouds my suit’s full-face visor. I wipe it off with my gloved hand, then shake my hand mostly clean. It’s hard to see through the night’s raging storm of acidic rain and corrosive dust. The gale is strong…Read more

Food & Cooking

Every Thanksgiving the same oven-roasted turkey is placed on the table year after year. Don’t get me wrong, I love that oven-roasted bird—especially the huge turkey sandwiches smothered with Duke’s Mayo that follow the night after Thanksgiving for lunch. I…Read more

Teen & YA

Jack leaned down into the cab. “Are you okay?”  “Fine,” Anna said, as though saying it could make it true. “Are you ready?”  She wrapped both arms around the man and lifted. He felt lighter than he should have, much…Read more