Calling Dr. Dip Dog! [an excerpt] by S. J. Lowe

1: Filthy Soup AS Tiny approached Uncle Jennifer’s old apartment, he dropped the key back into the yard-deep pocket of his Desolation Angel Thrift Store clown pants. True, the pants hadn’t gotten him a dinner date with Dean Indeedo, but several complete strangers plus one Las Olas County police officer had already asked him for […]

The Tiny Fiancé [excerpt]

1: Offal Tower “I’VE never interviewed a cupcake before,” murmured Dean Indeedo. “I’m not really a cupcake,” Tiny gushed. His blush turned into a hot flash when he saw the most handsome face that he had ever encountered—a photo of himself propped against the dean’s phone. “I see you! I mean, I see me!” “Be […]

How To Be Groomed by a Scottie

Step 1: Let Scottie know who’s boss. Okay, bad idea. Scottie is the boss. Scottie knows it, and you will soon know it (if you make it to the final step). Speaking of steps, the rest of the steps fall apart after this. These are general guidelines. Your results may vary. Assemble grooming tools (this […]

Are the Waves Greener on the Other Side?

Boards lashed to the roof, Tom drives you and Charlie over to The Pumphouse in his mom’s chalky blue VW bug, The Surf Thing That Rolled. Some days, when the surf was up, it rolled and rocked. Sometimes it even got you home again. Official vehicle of ten thousand surf-checks. If you surf, you check […]