Textbook by Sheldon Lee Compton, short story book cover artwork

“Textbook” by Sheldon Lee Compton

Patricia sits in science class paying attention to Mrs Evans talking about food chains. The other students pay attention to Patricia, tight t-shirt over melon belly. A live mo…

Intruder by Sheldon Lee Compton, short story book cover artwork

“Intruder” by Sheldon Lee Compton

Pancake lives in a small room that is really servant’s quarters, hammering out stories on his Underwood. The room is attached to a larger house owned by Mr and Mrs Meade, larg…

Theft by Sherrie Flick, short story book cover artwork

“Theft” by Sherrie Flick

H is in the hardware store with his mother. H is 8, free of boundaries, as he fingers the gold luminescent letters. His mother flirts with homely Mr Z over Canary Yellow paint…

Going To The Big House by Tom Bailey, short story book cover artwork

“Going To The Big House” by Tom Bailey

Willing or not, they came to the Big House because they had no other option. This was where they detoxed, slept it off, and tried again. Everyone has a story and everyone is d…