I Return! 100-Word Short Stories!

You thought I was dead. You were wrong. Here are three 100-word short stories, prompts provided by readers on Facebook. I'm doing this again tomorrow, so feel free to lob me a prompt by 11 PM Taipei Standard Time. And if you like what I do, throw me a tip via PayPal. The ultrasound had … Continue reading I Return! 100-Word Short Stories!

The Childless Woman’s Advice to Sleepless Mothers

As someone who is in her mid-thirties and has friends, I know a fair number of ladies who have spawned over the past couple of years. I also know a fair number of ladies who have suffered from sleep deprivation, but I repeat myself. Breathe easy. I'm here to help. Through years of research, subjected … Continue reading The Childless Woman’s Advice to Sleepless Mothers

Retail Employee Stuck in Interaction With Customer

This may or not be based on a real-life incident. Certain details have been changed. Rena Richards, an employee at Petrotown in downtown Burnaby, has been stuck in an interaction with a customer for the past hour. Richards was initially drawn to assist Mary Macdonald as it is a part of her duties and also … Continue reading Retail Employee Stuck in Interaction With Customer

Lethbridge Harold Report: City Votes to Farm Out Responsibilities to Third-Party Contractors For ‘Pretty Much Everything’

For a bit of context: a friend of mine, Kallie Desruisseaux, created a bit of a stir when she vocally protested against pro-life ads on public transit, which caught the attention of the CBC. When the city was called on its shit, it denied responsibility for the ads, as advertising on public transit is handled … Continue reading Lethbridge Harold Report: City Votes to Farm Out Responsibilities to Third-Party Contractors For ‘Pretty Much Everything’

50-word Short Stories: Franklin Expedition Edition!

Sorry for this. I watched the first episode of The Terror last night on my brother's instructions and I was hyped up. Of course, I loved the book by Dan Simmons, having been obsessed with the Franklin Expedition since I was a wee nine-year old. There will be no The Terror spoilers in here, because … Continue reading 50-word Short Stories: Franklin Expedition Edition!

50-word Short Stories: History Edition!

More short short short stories, this time, on a theme! Read them and weep. Not literally, please. Jack the Ripper's killing spree continued. Prostitutes were being killed and mutilated in a nauseating fashion. "We should take this opportunity to look into the conditions that lead women to become prostitutes and allow them to be abused, … Continue reading 50-word Short Stories: History Edition!