(Editor’s note: this is a flash-fiction by Daniel R. Jones, the editor-in-chief of Short Tale Shrew) 10-39 It was 1:27 a.m. when I awoke to a knock on our front door. “Wasn’t Kaylee’s curfew midnight?” I asked my husband as I rose and peered through the blinds. Two policemen wearing navy-blue peaked caps stood on … More 10-39

Writing Spaces

Writers are often known for their eccentricities. Tics, personal habits and odd rituals of writers and artists have all come under the scrutiny of many a biographer. It seems, at times, the one thing writers might have in common is their idiosyncrasies. An easy aspect many writers like to control is their work space.  Writers’ … More Writing Spaces

About Us

What is Short Tale Shrew? It’s often said that writing is a lonely profession. At Short Tale Shrew, we hope to make the world of writing a little less lonely. Short Tale Shrew is an online community designed with writers of Flash Fiction in mind. It is a place in which both beginners and seasoned … More About Us