A collection of four 500-word speculative flash stories.
"As The Tequila Flies" - Pedro, drunk from drinking tequila after killing his wife in the living room, keeps killing the flies between his hand until one escapes.
"Fair Trade" - Nathan breaks into the funeral home and finds himself bargaining with the dead over the video game console being buried with his kid brother.
"A Hell Of A Tip" - An old woman finds herself inside the detention center in Heaven for handing out phony money with Biblical verses as tips at restaurants.
"Truck Nuts" - As Joanne explains to the officer who pulled her over on the I-5, the truck belongs to her husband and those are his nuts on the hitch.
"As The Tequila Flies" and "Fair Trade" were first published in 2012 Daily Frights: 366 Days of Frightening Flash Fiction anthology (Pill Hill Press, December 2011).
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About the Author
C.D. Reimer lives and works in Silicon Valley. His interests are ceramics, painting, tropical fish, and web programming. These keep him out of trouble when he’s not fixing broken users and consoling hurt computers.
After serving two tours through The Twilight Zone as a child and a young adult Christian, he writes about everyday reality that he often finds weird, twisted and absurd for being so normal.
He’s currently working on various short stories and his first novel, and blogs about writing and everything else when he's not busy writing fiction.