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He and Mike been friends since childhood, but the closer he and Mike’s girlfriend become, the more detached he feels from him. Maybe it would be easier if the three weren’t traveling the country together in a confined 1957 El Ray Airstream trailer. Maybe then, he wouldn’t have these horrid thoughts in his mind.
About the Author
Grant Faulkner likes big stories and small stories. He is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including The Southwest Review, Green Mountains Review, and PANK. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer. He recently published a collection of one hundred 100-word stories, Fissures, two of which are included in Best Small Fictions 2016. His book of essays on creativity, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Prompts to Boost Your Creative Mojo, will come out with Chronicle Books in the fall of 2017.