A Weird Tale of Sinister Suburbia

The pool was supposed to make everything better for my family.

You know, let’s all get together, splash around, have some fun in the sun.

But now, looking back on how awful things got in such a short amount of time…

It just doesn’t seem real to me.

But then…

A Dark Tale of the Weird West

“Told ya we’d get lost,” Eli Norris said. He spat a black stream of tobacco juice onto the cracked ground and shifted nervously in his saddle.

Eli looked over at Dalton McCoy who was riding beside him in that easy way he had. McCoy was studying the bleached canyon walls…

A Flash Fiction

I spent my life trying to save the ocean.

In the beginning, we thought we had a chance. I led the United Nations scientific team that worked day and night using all of our considerable resources, skills, and talents to undo the horrific wounds inflicted on the ocean by humanity…

A Flash Fiction

The first thing you need to understand about my man Bobby is that he doesn’t take shit off anybody. Me, I’m a coward. I’ve got a spine made of jello, but Bobby is a real man. I once saw him look a tiger right in the eye at the zoo…

Trafton Crandall

Writer of fiction and poetry. Lover of coffee, dancing, and all types of trees.

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