Published: “Twenty Seven”

Adrenaline pumping down, arms aching, sweat dripping off everything, the Langoliers made their way backstage.

Linda Long, real name Harriet Jones, finished the dregs of her beer bottle and collapsed onto the ragged sofa. The other band members scurried about, laughing, still wired from the performance.

A twofer today. “Twenty Seven” was just published as an exclusive over at The Dread Machine. It's a dark fantasy story about choosing the rock star life, or rather being chosen by it.

It's available to read (for subscribers) over here.