Author POV: The Void Kills

Author POV: The Void Kills

The void kills. Insert ominous piano sounds here. But really, minus the faux-drama, it does. In my case, I mean the blank space of the empty page waiting just ahead of every word in every work-in-progress. Every flash fiction, short story, novella, novel. Even now, as...

Year of the Frog by R. Daniel Lester

Close the door behind me. Remove suit jacket. Loosen collar. Roll up shirt sleeves. Hands on the bathroom counter. Head down. Wipe sweat. Okay. Okay. Inhale. Exhale. Breathe. Rinse my hands in the sink. The water runs crimson then clear. My knuckles, his blood. Sounds...
22-Day Rabbit by R. Daniel Lester

22-Day Rabbit by R. Daniel Lester

In the parking lot, Stanton Ross stepped out of the Mercedes surrounded by 250-pound bookends. Goons. Hired muscle. Twenty-five inch biceps and IQs to match. Bucky leaned back against his car. His 22-day rabbit was cooked. No more checking the rearview mirror every...