Grateful to Flash Fiction Magazine for publishing my flash fiction story. Although the story is inspired in part by my father-in-law’s history, the scene and characters are pure fiction.
“Ink dries like scabs on his fingertips, sticky on the wheel of his Dodge pickup. He shifts it like a Mustang, winding out the clutch with each gear until the engine screams the next octave. His elation accelerates with the pickup until both are moving too fast for the gravel road. But he knows there’s still time to turn around….”