Entry 1: I met an alien last night.

It was hard to tell at first till he told me. Jojo looked just like us, spoke like us too. Well, almost. The key to telling them apart was to watch their throats. There was no movement there when they spoke as…


“Why don’t you get a job? It’s not as if you have anything better to do.”

“Sheesh Mom it’s literally the first day of summer break…”

“I’m just saying, make yourself useful. It’s not going to kill you.”

“….Fine.”

Rayne starting scanning Craigslist for any short term job listings. She…


There was a Town.

In this Town, every house was alike — red brick walls, tiled roofs, a kitchen, two rooms, a bathroom, , and a basement. The basements though. They were humongous, the pride and glory of Town — stretching deep underground to beneath the middle of the road…


Sweat trickles down the side of Andy’s face.

He has been at it for three hours without rest, food, or drink. Out in his backyard with no shade or shelter during the summer, he wonders if he might suffer a heat stroke. He reminds himself to Google the recommended time…

Manquan Chan

I write short stories that may or may not happen. I also post on tazaki.blog as T.

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