Chapter Three

Excerpt from the novel My Friend Jackson (2020) By Christopher D. Ochs The bruise over Jasmine’s obliques screamed whenever she jumped to shoot or block. Her shots bounced off the rim. She couldn’t keep up with the opponents she was assigned to guard. But what stung worse than the side-sticker…

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Chapter Two

From: “Candlemas” by Paula Gail Benson, in Love in the Lowcountry, Volume 2 (2022). “Candlemas” is a time travel romance, told from different character viewpoints. Charles Town, South Carolina 1770 Amos Morgan Fear clutched at Amos’ innards like the talons of a black vulture. He could not remember ever being…

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For the Love of Dottie Third-place winner, 2022 BWG Short Story Award By Ellen Kazimer I was searching for my wife, Dottie when I found Tom face down in the pink oleander bushes that ringed the community putting green. From the contusion on the back of his head, I guessed…

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