Short Fiction

Short Fiction from issues of Apex Magazine

The Great Train Robbery

by on Jan 8, 2019 in Short Fiction, Slider | 2 comments

The Great Train Robbery

FICTION: From high above the Escapement, from the perspective of a flying caique or other clown bird, the railway line appeared more like a sort of tangled mandala, following not a straight path but the twisting contours of the landscape …

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The Pulse of Memory

by on Jan 1, 2019 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

The Pulse of Memory

FICTION: The first thing I fell in love with, other than my family, was the fish in tank two.

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The Man Who Has Been Killing Kittens

by on Dec 25, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

The Man Who Has Been Killing Kittens

SHORT FICTION: So, you want to know about the man who has been killing kittens.

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Captain Midrise

by on Dec 18, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

Captain Midrise

SHORT FICTION: The thing that broke your heart was, he could still fly.

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Girls Who Do Not Drown

by on Dec 11, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

Girls Who Do Not Drown

SHORT FICTION: There are girls who stumble along the beach, barefoot, heels in one hand and a premixed drink in the other …

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On the Day You Spend Forever with Your Dog

by on Dec 4, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

On the Day You Spend Forever with Your Dog

SHORT FICTION: When the dog dies, she doesn’t know she is dying. You shouldn’t feel sorry for her. To her, life lasts forever.

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