“Little Widow” by Maria Dahvana Headley

The saga continues. I am halfway through What the #@&% is That?, which I only read in the daytime. Not all of the stories involve creepy ghosts—I’d say Those Gaddam Cookies was more extra-terrestrial—but I’m not taking any chances. (Never again. Not after that one creepy story I read.) The other day, I read “LittleContinue reading ““Little Widow” by Maria Dahvana Headley”

“Those Gaddam Cookies” by Scott Sigler

All of my friends know that I don’t watch horror movies (unless forced by peer pressure), so it is a little bit surprising that I own a copy of What the #@% Is That? Let’s clear the air: I bought this copy to support my friend, whose short story was published in this collection. (IContinue reading ““Those Gaddam Cookies” by Scott Sigler”

“Lunch with the Person Who Dumped You” by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Not a traditional short story, “Lunch with the Person Who Dumped You” runs us through the thought process of someone who’s just received a lunch invite from someone s/he used to know. There are five what-if scenarios presented in this short piece, and the anxiety runs deep throughout the piece. But I appreciate the candidnessContinue reading ““Lunch with the Person Who Dumped You” by Raphael Bob-Waksberg”