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March 6, 2018 Dear Fiction Editor, William R. Stoddart’s work has appeared in Every Day Fiction, The Adirondack Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Fast Forward Press, 34th Parallel and Ruminate Magazine. He lives in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, just east of Pittsburgh. Thanks very much in advance for your consideration! Sincerely, William R. Stoddart


The Whole Goddamn Town

Issue No. 251 ~ April, 2018

I made my way through the crowd and could see the man they shot. The dead man’s mouth was open, blood was flaming red on his hands, and his pants were wet. The smell was firecrackers and the sour mixture of blood and piss. Two …