Microfiction – A very short Contemporary Story

I’d spent the last ten years building my cooking skills, working in every professional kitchen I could, so I would qualify for Chopped and be the most confident person on the stage. As the first-round buzzer sounded and I looked at my plates, missing ingredients with raw chicken, I knew it was over. Until NextContinue reading “Microfiction – A very short Contemporary Story”

Microfiction – A very short Supernatural Story

I’d spent my entire life searching for vampires, finding nothing until the moment of my death. As the creature bit down, I knew I would spend every day of my afterlife searching for a way to become human again. Until Next Time, Cathy Marie Bown

Microfiction – A very short Romance story

Losing Maggie on her thirtieth birthday had been devastating for Jason but hearing her heartbeat inside the chest of the beautiful woman in the other car had brought tears to his eyes. When the woman took his hand and thanked him, their eyes locked, and he knew he would do anything for her and followContinue reading “Microfiction – A very short Romance story”

“Lanie’s Goodbye” – Short Story

Good morning readers! Today we are going to revisit “Magic Isn’t Real,” a short story I posted a few days ago. I played around with the night grandma went missing and created an extended scene for you to enjoy. I think I’m going to be playing around with this storyline and these characters a bitContinue reading ““Lanie’s Goodbye” – Short Story”

“Abandoned” – A Photo Prompt Short Story

Good morning readers!! I’m so excited to share another beautiful day with you! Digging into the vaults of my writing folders, I came across this contest entry from last January. It didn’t win but I thought it held some promise. What do you think? Abandoned By Cathy Bown Sixty years ago, my grandparents married inContinue reading ““Abandoned” – A Photo Prompt Short Story”

“Sammie” – A Short Story

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share another short story with you. “Mommy, I’m scared.” The angelic voice startled me. I had thought I was alone in the dark room. I didn’t bother turning on the light. It would only keep sleep farther away from me. Instead, I pulled the comforter closer to myContinue reading ““Sammie” – A Short Story”

“The Visitor” – Short Story

Happy Saturday, dear readers! I’m excited to share another day with you. Today, I want to share another short story from my microburst assignments. This one is Young Adult and a bit dystopian. Let me know what you think! The Visitor By Cathy Marie Bown Being dead felt amazing, Lorelei thought as she looked outContinue reading ““The Visitor” – Short Story”

“Survivor” – A Short Story

Today, I want to share another short story I wrote a few months ago. Readers beware, this story has some violent content. This is an adult story meant for an adult audience. Please proceed with the appropriate caution. Click.                 I felt the metal move against my temple before I heard the click of theContinue reading ““Survivor” – A Short Story”

Publication Round-Up

Over the last few years, I have had a handful of publications. I thought now would be a good time to do a publication round-up and gather all of the links into one post for readers to dive into. “Down the Country Road” Short Story- https://penmenreview.com/down-the-country-road/ This is my first published piece. Here we haveContinue reading “Publication Round-Up”