Calyx Press has assembled a collection of short stories that are skillfully written […] in each story, there is something beautiful that will delight the reader.
Prepare to be yanked away from your seats and spirited into a world of new possibilities…
“You look like you’ve been run over by a lorry, chief, no offence,” comments Bice Chen with her strong Tuscan accent.
“Hectic morning, you know how it is,” Chani said. She opened her pack of jars, pulled out a stack of pickled plums hiding drugs that kept Alzheimer’s at bay. Kayla’s face lit up with gratitude.
My points total is now over one hundred, so the app is automatically flashing ‘New reward unlocked! Open now?’ I glance at the time.
“I can help her patch it up. Me and your dad can plant 379 in two weekends if we’re serious.”
“Where are you getting all of those saplings?”
Their voices rose and faded as they reviewed and discussed the enormous fragmented mechanical skeleton spread across the tables.
Lynn bolted down the driftwood steps to the garage. Her least favorite sister, Elspeth, was lying under her raised water-scooter, scraping mussels and barnacles from the panzer-glass hull.
…we will dive the waters covering the Lost World of Disney, a place people went to give their children synthetic fun and for the parents to stand in long lines assessing potential couplings with others in the same line.
According to Tefo’s calculations, by the time their daughter arrived it would be okay for him and the farm workers to be grounded for a while.