Workshop (@TETWorkshop) concludes a sampling of content published over the last two months with three final examples.
Biographical information for the author is shared beneath each piece.
The first half of “Two Months of Tales” is also available.
He likened his job to a beachcomber with a metal detector. Occasionally, he’d find jewelry, crowns, or medical devices. This time, he found only pins. When his haul was this minimal, he daydreamed he was at the beach instead of running the magnet in the cooling cremation chamber.
Michael Carter is a short fiction and creative nonfiction writer with a metal bar in his chest. He’s also a ghostwriter in the legal profession and a Space Camp alum. He’s online at michaelcarter.ink and @mcmichaelcarter.
On their date she smiled, but never showed her teeth. Maybe she was coy—hard to say when you met on an app.
When he leaned in for a kiss, he learned the truth. He saw them as she parted her lips. Glittering & razor sharp.
He admired her teeth before they tore out his tongue.
Sarah Skiles is a writer of fiction and creative non-fiction. Her “#VSS365” microfiction and tweets about weird food cravings can be found @sarahskiles.
After taking a fastball to the temple, he was fortunate to be able to stay in the game.
He took his base, trotting down the first baseline.
The afternoon had become wonderfully sunny.
And was that Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb?
He thought those guys were dead.
Joshua Scully is an American History teacher from Pennsylvania. His fiction can be found @jojascully.