Alienation and Interconnection – New Short Story in Every Day Fiction

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Carl Robinette explores alienation in his latest flash fiction story, “The Night Crew,” which was recently published by Every Day Fiction. In this story the protagonist is attempting to rise out of his own deepening alienation from the world.

Revenge & Literature – New Flash Fiction in Mystery Tribune

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Carl Robinette explores revenge as a literary concept in his latest work of flash fiction, “Luck & Retribution,” a story published by Mystery Tribune about a hit man who finds the man he’s been hired to kill already circling the drain. It seems Mother Nature has first dibs on revenge in this story.

8 Big Time Bummers – Baby Idiots Fourth Story

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Technology is changing at breakneck speed and it's changing the world around us, or at least it is for some people. For the nameless narrator of this flash fiction story, “8 Big Time Bummers About Buying A New Phone,” mobile technology is for suckers and smartphones are dumb anyway. See what happens when he hits a few speed bumps at his local phone store. In this fourth installment of the Baby Idiots series, our hero will defend the honor of a damsel in destress, even if she’s not a damsel or in distress.

The Spot – Baby Idiots Third Story

Accidents happen. So do intentions. Sometimes the two get mixed up together and somebody’s head happens to smash into a brick wall. In a city where there are more cars than parking spaces, you can’t be too careful about where you leave your vehicle. See what happens when the narrator of “The Spot” defends his own treasured vehicular real estate. Baby Idiots #3

Enjoi – Baby Idiots Second Story

Even in the best-case scenario, every love-based relationship ends with heartbreak. “Happily ever after” never meant anything except one living to see the other die. In this second installment of the Baby Idiots series, we find our nameless narrator love sick and down on his luck, until she comes into his life. But love is fleeting, especially for the narrator of “Enjoi.”

Baby Idiots First Story

Good fiction is always entertaining. Everything else is Literature. "Baby Idiots" might be entertaining, but maybe it's neither good nor Literature. In the first installment of the series,  our lovable lunatic narrator swings up out of a depressive state after meeting the cutie-est bartender of all times. For this narrator, romance isn't romance until it turns violent.