The Weekly Knob, an online publication, has chosen “Feuds,” a short story by Eric Beversluis, as one of the two winning stories in its first story competition. Each week The Weekly Knob sets a household item as a prompt and…
One Grate Task
Challenged to write something involving a cheese grater, our author finds art imitating life, creating existential tension. 4 minute read.
Murder at the Roadhouse
Junior Watson was good-looking. Not movie-star-Humphry-Bogart good looking but GQ Magazine-fashion-model good-looking. He was pleased with his looks. No. He was proud of his looks. Narcissus had nothing on him. It wasn’t just his face. He was blessed with…
I walked to the edge of Tomorrow. Bright love burns the fog of sorrow. — Image:Copyright Rdonar | Dreamstime.com
Tossed out. Just junk mail. Reject. His life worthless. Her Love recycled him.
The balcony, Elaborately carved white balustrade, spreads across two rooms, looks out across the blue-green sea cradling a stone promontory, smooth sloping surface, reaching several hundred feet above the water A gash, a road, cuts across its face halfway up…
Please, a Broom
Slashing, jagged chunks of broken glass. Barefoot, trapped. Someone, please, a broom. Slashing, jagged chunks of savaged heart. Cruel shards. Someone, please, a broom. — Image: by Richard
Threads of Time
The house was always quite bare. Like most buildings in Rattlesnake Gulch, it was rough-sawn and unpainted. The only decorations in the parlor were an Indian rug on the wall and a faded photograph of Mama. Today, it was…