A Short Story of Mine — a Film-noir-esque Tale — Published at Red Fez

My short story “The Friend” — a take on friendship gone wrong and a mother’s fight — is up at Red Fez, a Literary Magazine, today.

“Six months ago, criminal thoughts would’ve found no fertile ground in my mind, not even as a joke. Now they don’t give me peace. “

More below.

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THE FRIEND

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Photo courtesy: The AMICA Library, Gift of Mrs. J. Wolf in mem of Miss Rachel Able, Wikimedia, CC.

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12 responses to “A Short Story of Mine — a Film-noir-esque Tale — Published at Red Fez

  1. Verrrry tense story Sylvia! My heart is thumping! Well told thank you.
    typo – ‘lauder’ for louder

    • Thank you Susan. Yes, I noticed the typo and a couple of formatting issues, which I take no responsibility for. :) Well .. kidding aside, the editor issued a blanket apology. He was getting the issue ready for print while working on releasing a novel.

  2. Fantastic if chilling story, Silvia. You had me guessing all along what might happen, what had gone wrong… Then a very satisfying ending. Kudos!

  3. Ditto for me, Syvia. Great writing, suspenseful. Congratulations!

  4. Congrats on your publication, Silvia, and on a great story. You really know how to create suspense!

  5. I have it opened up to read when I give myself some free time today. Buried in A-Z email business, but it’s all good. I will catch up, and then I have what is sure to be a good read waiting for me!
    Tina @ Life is Good
    A to Z Team @ Blogging From A to Z April Challenge 2014
    @TinaLifeisGood, #atozchallenge
    http://www.facebook.com/TinaLifeIsGood

  6. Awesome story, Silvia! Sorry I missed this one on IWW, but then again, there probably wasn’t much in way of crits to sink my teeth into ;) Great job building and holding tension–my stomach’s still in knots :D

    Guilie @ Quiet Laughter

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