Short Story Classics: Regret, By Kate Chopin

In Regret by Kate Chopin, we have the theme of loss, loneliness, detachment, commitment, love, independence, and responsibility. Taken from her A Night in Acadie collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator.

Short Story Classics: The Gift of the Magi, By O. Henry

Jim has sold his watch in order to buy the combs for Della even as she has sold her hair to buy the watch chain for Jim. Like the Magi, those wise men who invented the tradition of Christmas giving, both Della and Jim have unwisely sacrificed the greatest treasures of their house for each other.

Without Him

Sometimes we let the weight of the world drag us down to great depths of despair. Other times, we tie those weights around our own necks through bad choices and poor decisions. This flash fiction piece by Christen Sweat shows how self-destruction can easily become an addiction.

King of Crows

This weeks featured writer, Rocky Hutson, takes us out into the open, exposing us to the raw underbelly of nature itself and its feelings toward human kind with his short story, King of Crows.

Forgotten

This weeks featured writer, Christen Sweat, gives us a peek into the world you only see when you are living it with her flash fiction piece, Forgotten.

In Bloom

Take a brief escape into a world of beauty with this weeks featured writer, LG Rogers; who transports us to a unique scene with this wonderful flash fiction piece.