Short Story Saturday – The Diaries of Sun City

This week’s short story is The Diaries of Sun City by Mike Russell. I hope you enjoy it. The story comes from Mike’s first short story anthology Nothing Is Strange. Continue reading Short Story Saturday – The Diaries of Sun City

Short Story Saturday – Flock

Flock

Anthony Tobias Bradshaw sits, as usual, on the 7:00 a.m. train, on his way to work. Dressed in his black raincoat, pin-striped suit, white shirt, black tie and black shoes, Anthony Tobias Bradshaw reads the morning newspaper, either nodding or shaking his head in agreement or disagreement with the various articles. Each movement of his head, be it a nod or a shake, maintains and strengthens who it is that Anthony Tobias Bradshaw believes himself to be. Continue reading Short Story Saturday – Flock

Old Mr. Wiley by Fanny Greye La Spina

Old Mr. Wiley

BY GREYE LA SPINA

Old Mr. Wiley and the dog came over every night … but were they real?

“He just lies here tossing and moaning until he’s so weak that he sinks into a kind of coma,” said the boy’s father huskily. “There doesn’t seem anything particular the matter with him now but weakness. Only,” he choked, “that he doesn’t care much about getting well.” Continue reading Old Mr. Wiley by Fanny Greye La Spina

What Was It? A Mystery – Weird Fiction By Fitz-James O’Brien

What Was It? A Mystery

Weird Fiction by Fitz-James O’Brien

IT is, I confess, with considerable diffidence that I approach the strange narrative which I am about to relate. The events which I purpose detailing are of so extraordinary and unheard-of a character that I am quite prepared to meet with an unusual amount of incredulity and scorn. I accept all such beforehand. I have, I trust, the literary courage to face unbelief. Continue reading What Was It? A Mystery – Weird Fiction By Fitz-James O’Brien