Fiction

Fables, yarns, tales, fantasies, science fiction, magic realism and other fantastical flavors.

Devil in Her Heart

Rich dropped the needle on their newest album, grinning as George parodied the countdown they’d used in the good old ...

Tiger, Dog, and the Bone Broth

Once there was a girl named Tiger who lived in an unenchanted forest, protected from the magic that rampaged through ...

Special Services

I'm from La Jolla, but most of my clients are from Texas, mostly Dallas. They drive here in Lincolns and ...

HELLO MY NAME IS

It took a while for people to get used to wearing signs around their necks. They felt awkward or resentful. ...

The First Review of Strangers’ Restaurant

Regular readers of this column may imagine how humbled I was (slightly) and excited (very) to be the food critic ...

Abbreviation

I was sitting by myself staring at a lasagna when the first text from my dead husband popped onto my ...