Metamorphosis By Sara Codair “I keep getting worse,” I say looking down at the black veins creeping towards my heart. “You should not have let the demon bite you,” replies Raquel. Her dark eyes show no sympathy. “Was I supposed to just let it eat that kid?” She shrugs. “The ‘kid’ is a mortal.”Continue reading “Metamorphosis”
When I decide to write a flash story after spending the day grading papers, I end up writing stories inspired by cat toys. “Flying mouse-squirrel-bird Thing” is one of those. My cat has this crinkly, furry toy that is flattened like a flying squirrel but with the face and coloring of a mouse. It has strings danglingContinue reading “Flying Mouse-Squirrel-Bird Thing”
I find it terrifying when I realize that scientist and the media are playing a game of virtual telephone with information.
I still have a lot of grading to do before the semester is truly over, but today marks the last day of my regular teaching schedule for Spring 2016. So I’m taking a little break to write and poke around the garden before I dive into the grading. Everything is growing so fast! ©2016 SaraContinue reading “Almost there”
Deceit in the Dark By Sara Codair The vampiress hissed. “Mortal fool! Challenging me will be your doom!” The knight arched one eyebrow. “Perhaps it will be your doom.” She screeched, hoping to intimidate him. Her most terrifying, earsplitting howl failed to impress the knight. His eyes and skin were like ice and snow. HisContinue reading “Deceit in the Dark”
Star Wars has survived the apocalypse. So has its rival, Star Trek. Find out how in this survivor’s tale that was just published by Sick Lit Magazine. Faith in Eternal Stars We said, “Save the world or die trying.” Most of us did the latter. Things like extinction or total annihilation were neverContinue reading “Faith in Eternal Stars – by SARA CODAIR”
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? Faith in Eternal Stars ? We said, “Save the world or die trying.” Most of us did the latter. Things like extinction or total annihilation were never certain. We just knew the demonic alliance used their fire and magic with no regard for the destruction they caused. We…
I’ve seen plenty of blogs and websites that review longer works and movies, but I was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled across a website called “The Short Tale Review.” At first, I thought they were a literary magazine specializing in flash fiction, but I quickly realized they published short reviews of short stories. They featured classics,Continue reading “Short Stories Reviewed”
Today I had a piece of flash fiction published by Foliate Oak Magazine: “You open the closet on Monday morning, trying to decide what to wear. His side: everything is ironed, organized by color and meticulously hung. Your side: wrinkled shirts cling to hangers and sleeves dangle dangerously close to the floor.” Read more here.
As the semester comes to an end, it can be hard to remember to eat at all, let alone eat healthy. This was true for me when I was a student, and still is true now that I am a teacher. Since women cannot survive on chocolate alone (though we often want to), I believeContinue reading “Finals Week and Chicken Soup”