Contract

Contract Short story by Iris Carden “Can you put a price on a human life?” he asked. “Of course, I can,” she said. “It’s a hundred thousand if it’s going to be an easy job. It goes up in fifty thousand dollar increments for degrees of difficulty.” Her voice was low, quiet, but he could…… Continue reading Contract

The Venomous Void Chapter 6

Thread Chapter of work in progress by Iris Carden Wendy had blinked to Mr Glanville’s house, leaving the others to stay with Bobby at home. Wendy explained their situation to Mr Glanville, and said she and Frederick really needed to know anything he could tell them about the Venomous Void. “I can confirm everything your…… Continue reading The Venomous Void Chapter 6

The End of the Day

The End of the Day Short story by Iris Carden “Always take time at the end of the day,” Katie’s mother used to say. “Spend some time reflecting, sorting things out, making sense of everything. There’s never enough time while things are actually happening. So take some time at the end of the day.” So…… Continue reading The End of the Day

Siren Song

Siren Song Short story by Iris Carden “Selina, welcome to the Morning Show,” the interviewer said, in her overly bright and bubbly manner. Selina had already forgotten her name. “It’s great to be here,” Selina answered. “You’re in town for the big concert tonight, and I understand tickets for the arena have already sold out.”…… Continue reading Siren Song

The Venomous Void Chapter 5

The Problem at Home Chapter of work in progress by Iris Carden Wendy, Frederick, and Toad arrived home to find Maria and David very worried. “What’s wrong?” Wendy asked. “Bobby’s sick,” Maria said simply.  “Conventional medicine can’t help.  I’ve tried using my Watchitt abilities, but it won’t work.  You’re stronger than me. I need you to try.” They…… Continue reading The Venomous Void Chapter 5