No Peeking

“AH…” Tyler and Amy hollered. Two tiny elves chased after the children, their sharp teeth chomping at the air. They stopped and giggled when the door closed behind the small tots. “Hey!” Santa rolled out from where he landed in the fireplace. “Stop torturing the kids or they’ll never stop pissing on my lap.” The 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less. The challenge runs every Wednesday, … Read more

Tragedy and Treasure on Highway 7

There’s no bicycle for Johnny Smithson this Christmas. His mother, a casualty of the icy curve on Highway 7, launched over the guardrail with the family’s layaway treasures. Although tragic, a blessing for the McAvoys who live beneath the embankment. Christmas morning the twins shared Johhny’s bicycle, while mother roasted Mrs. Smithson for holiday dinner. The 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less. The challenge runs every … Read more