The Going Rate — Story McStoryface

Reading by Ear: “What’s the matter with you today, somebody leave a turd under your pillow or something?” Fay plopped the bag of teeth on the counter and started boiling water to clean them. Mike was sitting at the kitchen table, looking sourly at the bowl of Grape-Nuts in front of him. “I just don’t […]

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Piggies: Part Three — Story McStoryface

Part One on Audio: Part Two on Audio: Audiophiles, Here’s Part Three: “Stop! St. Anthony Police Department! Put your hands up, Ms. Jackson!” Hannah heard the female police officer behind her and gasped out a loud, defeated sound. Her foot was bleeding badly, clearly one or more of the stitches had broken open, and she […]

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Piggies: Part Two — Story McStoryface

Forgot what we were talking about? Here’s Part One Audio: And…here’s Part Two Audio: Yolanda Ash was on edge when she showed up for her shift, and the news that a human toe was in evidence didn’t calm her down. The preschool was making noises about having Michael “evaluated” to “find the right level of […]

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Piggies: Part One — Story McStoryface

Audiophiles, click here to listen: “This little piggy went to market.” “This little piggy stayed home.” “This little piggy had roast beef.” “This little piggy had none.” “This little piggy went wee-wee-wee all the way home.” “And this little piggy went…away.” Hannah brought the hatchet down sharply, her aim steady despite the heavy load of […]

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Feast of All Souls — Story McStoryface

Audiophiles, Listen Here: “Gimme a large caramel iced mocha with seven pumps of syrup and extra whip.” The man was a few feet away at the counter, but his large body crowded the space. “Throw in two of those scones, too, the blueberry ones.” His face was puffy where it wasn’t covered in hair, everything […]

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Mitsy Bats Her Lashes (Part Three) — Story McStoryface

Start here if you’re new to Mitsy: Mitsy Bats Her Lashes (Part One) Then here: Mitsy Bats Her Lashes (Part Two) Audiophiles, here’s Part Three audio for your listening pleasure: “We’re okay, we’re okay,” Mitsy tried to say, but it came out “whee kay” with the shotgun pressed under her chin. Link was staring at her, panting […]

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Mitsy Bats Her Lashes (Part Two) — Story McStoryface

Part One (which you’ll want to hit first if you missed it): Mitsy Bats Her Lashes (Part One) Audiophiles, listen here: Mitsy blinked rapidly at the man. She’d been in hostile negotiations before, but over carpet allowances and alleged foundation cracks, not “what” she was. Be direct but unthreatening, her training told her. “My name is […]

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