Short Story Sunday: 2020

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
“How does it work?” “I don’t know exactly. All time travel technology and equipment is stolen.” “Well, that isn’t going to do us any good. Pray tell who stole it and whom did they steal it from?” At that point I was done with the conversation. While Dr. Latimoure was beautiful,…

When A Stray Cat Meets A Vampire…

Originally posted on cosistories:
The smoke gray tabby lived alone. Any place that offered her shelter was home. Underneath porch stairs. Inside cardboard boxes. Inside broken down and abandoned houses. But when she slept, she dreamed of having a real home.  A place that was warm in the winter and comfortably cool in the summer.…

Chico and the Raven

Originally posted on The Thought Harpy:
Copyright © 2018 Diana Garcia. All Rights Reserved. An Anthropomorphic Short Story. Chico Barbosa sat high on the pine tree looking down at the houses. He was mentally trying to communicate with his humans, Mama and Papa Barbosa. The white landscape blanketed the golf course and surrounding rooftops so…

The Backstory of Barbara Ruick

Originally posted on (Travalanche):
I became intrigued by Barbara Ruick (1930-74) from an eye-catching bit turn she performs in Robert Altman’s California Split. She plays a lady bartender in a cowgirl outfit in the climactic poker scene. Ruick only has a couple of lines, but something about it was arresting to me. She seems much…

We’re Not So Different

Originally posted on Dysfictional:
~ Published in Tinsel Tales by WPaD ~ My daughter was clearly upset when she arrived home from school. Crystal tossed her pink, sparkly book bag into the corner and gave it a kick. “Bad day, honey?” I asked. She didn’t answer at first. Instead, she ducked her chin and pouted…