My contributor's copies of NANO Fiction 8.2 arrived the other day, with a gorgeous wrap-around cover by Mercedes Helnwein.
interview on the NANO Fiction web site. Here are the titles and first lines of the stories.
"House of Stars"
Daddy and the other men from the neighborhood
came splashing down the creek toward our house, Daddy carrying Sissy in his
arms and she writhing against him, raving.
"The New Kids"
These were rowdy and ill-behaved children and we
didn’t belong here, Sissy and I decided.
There is a dead boy down in the wet basement.
And here is a recording of me reading this last story at NANO Fiction's Soundcloud page.
Order the issue or subscribe. I've been a subscriber for a few years now, and I always eagerly devour it every time it arrives.