PES Friday: This Week’s Recommended Reads –8/3/2018

Whoa! The last time I posted one of these was on Memorial Day. Sorry folks…This was a result of getting behind on my #52ShortStories and having to sacrifice any available leisure time to get those tales typed out. Which I did! If you missed my guest post on the amazing Lauren Sapala’s blog, please check out a terse review of …

The Witch of the Narrows – The Process

The Witch of the Narrows is story number fifty-two in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

The Witch of the Narrows

The Witch of the Narrows by Phillip McCollum You wouldn’t believe me if I told you it was all hearsay and legend. But I know you, Pat, and you’re gonna be stuck in one of your funks, unable to let it go, completely useless to me as a client and a friend. So, I may as well tell you what …

Our Modern Hope – The Process

Our Modern Hope is story number fifty-one in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Be Kind – The Process

Be Kind is story number fifty in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Branded – The Process

Branded is story number forty-nine in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Halfway – The Process

Halfway is story number forty-seven in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Swan Song – The Process

Swang Song is story number forty-six in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Captain Coffee – The Process

Captain Coffee is story number forty-five in the #52ShortStories challenge. **SPOILERS BELOW. If you have not read the story and want to be (hopefully) surprised, come back to this when you’re done.**

Our Modern Hope

Our Modern Hope by Phillip McCollum Embarrassingly, it didn’t take much for Mitchell Lacombe to overcome his inclination to vertigo two years ago and sign up for the Spaceketeers. His mother nagged him to put away the video games, get off the couch, and do something worth a damn. The world needed somebody to step up, she had said, so …