Category: Micro Fiction

Vincent (series) – Treatment

  -Treatment Legs failing to hold his weight, Vincent was lifted onto a stretcher by a male nurse.  He took a few breaths before he lay his head on a small pillow. His body ached. The pain went through his arms and legs like hot skewers thrust in his veins. All day without food. More tests. More procedures. “I’m exhausted,”…

Google Talking, a 50-word story

  “What’s up G?” The Echo Dot whispered to Google Home in a quiet room. “Dot, don’t call me that” protested Home, her patience running thin. “OK Google, replied Dot. “What now?” asked Home. “Your wake word,” explained Dot. “It’s Hey Google,” insisted Home. “I didn’t understand the question,” complained Dot.   Copyright © 2018 Darnell Cureton. All Rights Reserved.…

If Vincent Used A Dating APP

  This is my contribution to the WRITERS WEEKEND! My short story character, Vincent Donati, has been separated from his wife of 15 years for 2 months. He plays a song by his favorite artist, Zac Brown Band. The song ‘Goodbye in her eyes’ depresses him so he decides in a drunken state that he should date again. He installs…