Fruit Flies

An iStory

by Meagan Macvie
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There are so many layers to this story. This exemplifies how to write short short fiction, which is why I read short short fiction. Thanks for this.

Annoyance; the protagonist's dynamic with the antagonist; fruit flies; church; telephone calls; lectures--nice work.

This story amazed me. It took me two readings to understand the full weight of what was happening--the comparison of the narrator to god, and humanity to the flies. The last line made me smile but also left me with a lingering unease. Great, great work.

Wow. Jealous of this one--so imaginative, layered, funny and deep. Thanks.