We are introduced to our hero, freshly on the receiving end of some rather unfortunate news.
TIEGLAUN, TIEGLAUN . . . OH PLEASE GOD HELP US! TIEGLAUN, TIEGLAUN! PLEASE GIVE US A BREAK! TIEGLAUN, TIEGLAUN, OH PLEASE GOD HELP US! TIEGLAUN, TIEGLAUN, PLEASE GIVE US SOME PEACE . . . (2,721 words)
I'VE BEEN SCOWERING THROUGH MR. JOYCE'S WAKE AND WAS VERY EFFECTED BY THE LANGUAGE INSIDE OF IT . . . AND I WANTED TO TRY AND SEE IF I COULD MAKE SENSE OF MY OWN WAKE THROUGH AN ACT OF WRITING . . .
This story was inspired by my overactive imagination during a dull first date.
A series of interwoven vignettes connecting the lives of three neighbours, taking place across multiple alternate universes, diverging upon each character coming into contact with a sixshooter pistol.
My musings about how Garth Brooks came to write "Friends In Low Places". I wrote it in a Texas accent, purposefully dropping syllables from longer words. No more reviews needed. Thanks!
He'd been pining for her for as long as he could remember and after countless times supporting her after a bad breakup, she was giving him a shot.
Things are typically quiet for a concierge at a Manhattan hotel until there's a call about a locked door and an unresponsive guest.
I wrote this when I was seventeen. I think I'd rather let the story speak for itself than leave a summary. Thanks to anybody reading this or leaving a review. -Vaughan
A disassociated man going through a break up while living in a car buys a hot dog and makes a fool out of himself in front of his ex.
A patient visits an unconventional therapist to help him find out what´s behind the disappearance of his girlfriend and the voice he hears almost every night.
The eldest son returns home for Christmas.
Ive sat on this story for a few years. Its set in London, UK.
A Crew leader on a highway maintenance team puts out an ad for an opening starting position, after years of bad luck on the job.
Ray is an anxious psychotic with an eating problem and sensitivity to smells. This is a small extract/memory of his childhood past
Ellis May assumes the identity of her identical twin sister after an accident, but finds that trading her troubled life for a new start may end up confining her to a different kind of trap.
A short poem about having oneself a package full of porn.
Richie is a mentally unstable college student dealing with rejection and a world that cannot accept him for who he is.
A New York mafia underboss's teenage daughter eagerly awaits her rebellious, drug-addicted brother's release from Rikers Island Correctional Facility.
A young man immerses himself in the world of the manosphere to get over heartbreak.
A woman spends Christmas Day alone and is okay with it… sort of.
A mom tries to draw the line while helping her children conduct prank phone calls
Excerpt from a longer work. The drug-addicted, shellshocked son of a New York mobster wanders through dark psychological fairytale territory on acid.
From dinner date to being burned alive. There's something for everyone in The Poison of God.
Nick J Jones
The summer of '98 saw a horrific series of events bring four children together in friendship. But now only three remain and the forth lies dead in his coffin.
A teenage boy, grieving the recent loss of his mother, purges their house of her religious artifacts.