KIERAN SHEA’s fiction has appeared in dozens of venues including Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Thuglit, Dogmatika, Word Riot, Plots with Guns, Beat to a Pulp, Crimefactory, and Needle: A Magazine of Noir well as in some beefy-looking anthologies most of which will make you question the tether of his shiny, red balloon. To his self-deprecating astonishment he's also been nominated for the Story South’s Million Writers Award twice without sending the judges so much as a thank you note. He co-edited the satiric transgressive fiction collection D*CKED: DARK FICTION INSPIRED BY DICK CHENEY and his debut novel KOKO TAKES A HOLIDAY is out now from Titan Books. Kieran divides his time between 38°58′22.6″N- 76°30′4.17″W and 39.2775° N, 74.5750° W.


Flash Fiction Challenge: WAL*MART

St. Patti threw down the gauntlet over a month ago, looking for crime flash fiction set in a Wal*Mart. Honest to God, I've never been in a Wal*Mart, but I have been in plenty of Costcos and Sam's Clubs which are pretty much the same thing, I guess. Anyway, here's my take...been sitting in my scheduled cue for a while....

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