Jordan Painter

Short Stories, Novels & Poetry

Category: Short Stories


Her breath was coming fast and she struggled to keep her composure as her heart fluttered. Standing on the dance floor in full regalia, surrounded by dozens of her fellow Fancydancers, Amelia knew the moment she’d practiced so hard for was only seconds away. She could see her grandma waving from the audience, but the […]

The Walk

The bearded old man was on his normal morning walk once more, with his normal brown cloak, his normal muddy boots, his normal gnarled walking stick, and his normal tattered hat, but something was different. The sun rose slowly in the valley, sending rays of cool light through the forest, all seeking the other side, […]