Fiction Unplugged: Deliquescence (via Apt)
Outside of cooking, reading, running, and Siggy, fiction is my thing. But part of writing fiction is accepting that most of it goes unnoticed (which is not a singular complaint). Fiction Unplugged is a series of work - widely-published, self-published, unpublished - that's typically gone unread.
Deliquescence: A Work of Flash Fiction (via Apt)
"You begin in a bar that stinks of battered fish and wet wood chips. The hubbub from a table of sauced bow hunters spills onto your backs and she’s obliged to scoot her dented chair nearer your hip. Two knees brush together. She smells your cologne — oh lord god, too strong, too strong, you think — but she doesn’t seem to mind..."