Stories from
August, 2017

I was grateful for my credit card consumer protection plan until I went to buy a ring. They called me, concerned, to tell me about Mark.

Sylvia Anna Hiven lives and writes in Atlanta. She is single.

Welcome back, Jen! Netflix recommends SHAME because you enjoyed Michael Fassbender in X-MEN and drunk-dialed Kevin. (Jen, it’s been months.)

Anna Kander writes with her sidekick, a fearless blue fish who doesn’t realize he’s one inch tall. Find her at

If I adjust my lens, and if the bedroom curtains are pulled back far enough, it looks like she’s smiling just for me.

Justin Short lives in Missouri.