Sometimes it's all in the title. This 12-word story wouldn't be funny without the expectation set up by the title. "A Love Letter to Every Woman I Ever Slept With" - Dear Cheryl, I forgive you, even though you never apologized. Love, Glen
Watch Carl Robinette read his flash fiction story “Luck & Retribution” which was originally published by Mystery Tribune. A man is marked for assassination but his advanced-stage cancer will kill him within days. The hitman hired to take out the dying man will have to decide whether to see his job through or let nature take its course.
Watch me read an excerpt from my short story "Nothing Doing" which was published in the June 2020 issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine. Hard to believe it's already been a year since this story came out. This is a great issue of the magazine with a lot of different types of mystery stories.
The question then becomes... How do writers connect with a population that is leaving the written word behind? I'm not sure I have the answer but this is the experiment. Watch the video for my poem "Slow Burned & Inked" on YouTube.
Watch Carl Robinette read his short story "Bystander Boondoggle" which was recently published in Mystery Weekly Magazine's November 2020 issue. This story has all the classic suspense tropes, except the protagonist has no interest in solving anything. He's just a bystander waiting for things to get better.