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First Impressions

Short Story

Dave hadn’t been on a date in over a year, something he liked to blame on the happenings of 2020. It was a new year, however, which meant a fresh start, so he was feeling hopeful.

He downloaded a dating app on New Year’s Eve, an event he had spent alone for the first time in nearly a decade, since no friends were having people over and he wasn’t sure if he should either. The evening…



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Dan Leicht

Fiction writer. Coffee enthusiast. Writer of romance, mystery, and humor. The Centennial Courtship out now. Newsletter at