Submissions and Contests
A collection by JD Hyde
June 9, 2018
by JD Hyde
"The little girl with black hair looked at the man in a perfectly pressed, grey three-piece suit. He stood still in the park, and his hair blew when there..."
May 21, 2018
She buttoned up her blouse enough to show cleavage and lifted her breasts to show lace beneath. Corkscrew hair pulled to the top of her head, Suzie gave it...
April 15, 2018
Heartbreak, much like the pain of an abscessed tooth, comes in waves. It overwhelms the nerves and leaves the body numb. You may forget about the dying love for...
April 10, 2018
Catherine watched as her daughter ran to their car in the rain. Lori smiled, of course. Catherine couldn’t; it was last year's limo, as if they were savages
March 26, 2018
Neil stood in line. The world’s greatest fool. With his long grey overcoat and mop of curly hair, salt than pepper, he looked like someone’s father compared to...
March 18, 2018
The thing that used to be known as Jayden leaned into the dark shadow of the closet as the mother fell asleep. He had screamed until blood ran down his ...
March 11, 2018
Wally Brubaker, the owner of the Stillwater Hotel, had his hopes set high for the railroad coming through. It’d be built a few feet from a well on ...
March 5, 2018
"What do we do if the guy wakes up and makes trouble for us?" "We kill him," the man who answered looked as if life had burned all the humor out of him...
February 25, 2018
It was my sixteenth Texas summer, and I had saved enough money to buy a beat-up four-door Ford. I did what all boys do with their first car; I drove for hours
February 18, 2018
Beatrix found her butterflies for the first time when she was a girl, nearly a woman, helping her mother cut meat for dinner. Her face flushed with the flutter