Today’s the Day! (TG/AP)

Today was the big day. Suzy’s brother was getting married and everyone had already filled the church in preparation for the ceremony. Suzy’s 14 year old nephew, Greg, was sitting in one of the pews with his phone out. He tapped away at the keyboard, trying to pass the time until the ceremony, which should …

Work From Home (TG/AP)

              Jenny was stressed out. She was a single mother working a full time job at a corporate office, and her boss was constantly flirting with her. He wasn’t ugly or anything, but she just wasn’t ready for another relationship after her old boyfriend left her. Her son, Jake, …

A Matter of Faith (TG/AP)

Matt pleaded with his older brother, Josh, to go with him to the comic convention. “Sorry, Matt,” Josh began, “but you’re just too young. Plus, all of my friends are cosplaying, and you don’t even have a costume.”Matt folded his arms in defeat and ran to his room to pout. He slammed his head into …

The New Teacher (TG/AP)

Dave and Kyle dashed through their school hallway, racing each other to their classroom. They were always the first of their classmates to class, and they always used their time before class to chat with each other. They sat down at their desks next to each other as Dave pulled something out of his backpack. …

A Shot of Sake (TG/AP)

Billy and Matt were at their uncle’s house for the weekend while their parents visited the city. Their uncle, Dave, took a passive approach to babysitting that usually involved watching TV and drinking beer while his nephews played in the yard. Dave had a rather extensive alcohol collection, though he preferred to drink cheap beer …

The Cool Kids (TG/AP)

I had always wanted to be friends with the upperclassmen in school. I mean, who didn’t? They always seemed so cool; talking back to teachers, smoking cigs during recess, and sometimes ditching class entirely. But the one time I tried to talk to them they all just made fun of how young I was. After …

Fertility Yogurt (TG/AP/Preg)

Brent was spending the afternoon at his older brother’s apartment. Dave, his brother, had just broken up with his fiancé, Jessica, so Brent was hanging out with him to keep him company. The two had spent a few hours watching TV and playing video games, but Brent could tell that his older brother was still …

A Boy’s Guide to Puberty (TG/AP)

Blake and Nick were hanging out afterschool at Nick’s place. The two boys were both hitting the beginning of puberty and had begun to look at girls in a different way. All of the other boys in school were already talking about making out and having sex with the various girls in school, but the …

Finding a Girlfriend (TG/AP)

Patrick had been desperately searching for a girlfriend for a while now. He had little time to play the dating game, however, because he constantly had to watch his little brother, Ryan. The two brothers were sitting at home watching TV when Ryan pulled a coin out of his pocket.           …