Tag: shortstories

A Short Story–The Unexpected© Elsa Wolf

Maggie, hunted for the ringing phone, it was under a Smithsonian magazine. A moment passed. She grabbed the phone and looked at the caller ID, it was her son. The reception wasn’t ideal and his voice sounded like he was talking into a tin can. To keep her other hand busy, she took a sponge…

An Example of A Gripping Short Story 1949

Death of a Racehorse by W.C. Heinz – Published in The Sun, July 29, 1949 They were going to the post for the sixth race at Jamaica, two-year olds, some making their first starts, to go five and a half furlongs for a purse of four thousand dollars. They were moving slowly down the backstretch toward…