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Dirk Manning
Nightmare World, Tales of Mr. Rhee

Perfect for anyone with a slightly twisted sense of humor and a finely tuned sense of irony.
Erin Bartels
We Hope for Better Things

Twists and turns and thought-provoking tales, you'll want to keep reading to see what's in store for you next.
K. Lynn Smith
Plume, For Goodness Sake

What They Will Remember

By Allison Spooner | November 19, 2020

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.

Kaite & The Long Winter (Or, How Kaite Saved the World from Queen Rona using Warmth, Kindness, and a Secret Handshake)

By Allison Spooner | November 18, 2020

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.

Our Love is a Superpower: A Story from Kayla to Ben

By Allison Spooner | October 7, 2020

He knew the first moment he saw her that he wanted to share his life and his secret with her.

A Mother Waits: A Story from a Son to a Mother

By Allison Spooner | October 7, 2020

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. 


By Allison Spooner | September 28, 2020

“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 […]

Sarah’s House

By Allison Spooner | May 5, 2020

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 Pest Problem

By Allison Spooner | January 26, 2020

“It’s moving?”
“What is?”
A couple’s nightly routine is disturbed by curious noises.

A Warm Welcome

By Allison Spooner | January 26, 2020

Drink morning coffee. Get mail. Wake up in cage. Not a great morning.


By Allison Spooner | January 26, 2020

Sometimes, you’ll do anything to be free.

The Halfway House

By Allison Spooner | January 25, 2020

Pearl lives between two worlds. Together, she and her father help others trying to get from this world to the next.

Snack Fiction Author Allison Spooner

Allison Spooner

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.

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