The Break

My latest entry into the Luminous Creatures’ weekly flash contest, which to be considered for their anthology must include the supernatural, the magical or other fantasy elements. No more than 500 words and must be in response to the above photo. I was fortunate enough to receive an honorable mention along with the following feedback:

“Honorable mention: The Break, by Brett Milam

Creepily delicious, Brett Milam’s story takes us into the mind of an addict, who seeks higher and higher highs. Though the imagery horrifies, we can’t seem to look away—its draw is too strong. A bizarre yet creative premise set this story out from the pack, and the final line chills us to the (unbroken) bone.”

Plus, they also gave me this nifty badge that I’m humbled to be given:


Check out my story on their site here

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