Stories from
September, 2014

Q: Looking back, how did it feel to be a famous photographer?

A: Like you, kid. I saw pain and suffering, focused my lens on it.

Stephen Delaney isn’t a big fan of real life, but he’s glad it gives material for fiction. He tweets as @marginalwords.

She did not weep because her purity had been stolen, but because it was now her dear sister who would be sacrificed to the gods.

Alex Barry can stop writing whenever he wants.

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but I was a new software engineer, and the bug needed to be fixed right away.

Pratibha Kelapure is a person.

Alaska, he said, counting out the money. His children were tired, but Dad was so happy they believed one more time.

Derek Dexheimer (@dex3703) gives his report at He is working on a novel.