In the corner of a small house, nestled in the corner of a small big city, into two beds pushed into each corner of the room, a grandmother tucks two children under their covers.
When Queen Rona curses the world to eternal winter, all it will take is a little warmth from a little girl to break the curse.
He knew the first moment he saw her that he wanted to share his life and his secret with her.
It’s your birthday and I want to pick up the phone, but I don’t. I want to call you and tell you the story I tell you every year. The story of how I waited and waited for my firstborn son to arrive. I could tell you how nervous we were when the pains started because no matter how prepared you think you are, everything becomes real with that first tugging.
“I don’t believe in hell,” I blurted. It was a half-shouted whisper, a hiss only audible to the person next to me—we were in a church […]
From the moment her tiny legs could carry her from the big house across the expanse of green grass and up the gravel path toward my […]
A couple’s nightly routine is disturbed by curious noises.
Drink morning coffee. Get mail. Wake up in cage. Not a great morning.
Sometimes, you’ll do anything to be free.
Pearl lives between two worlds. Together, she and her father help others trying to get from this world to the next.
Allison Spooner brings worlds, characters, and stories to life in just a few words. In the last two years, she's published two books of short fiction; Flash in the Dark: A Collection of Flash Fiction and The Problem With Humans: And Other Stories. Allison’s writing crosses genres and has been compared to The Twilight Zone and Harlon Ellison.