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Mud Flat Press publishes a limited number of short stories by invitation.

The Bar Stool in the Sky

by Leah Mueller -  The late morning temperature was sixty degrees when I finally reached the center of Vashon Island. A thick marine layer hung…

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A Hard Rain (‘s a-Gonna Fall)

by Christian Carvajal - A wedge of clouds swept over Lake Quinault like pregnant bombers. It wasn’t yet raining, but Sam knew it would soon…

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Akiko’s Last Fight

by Alec Clayton - Akiko Durant didn’t much like boxing, but she was good at it and it provided her with a handsome living. She…

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My Otter

by Ricker Winsor  -  “Honey, I am going fishing.” No answer.  “OK see you later.” No answer. And it will be much later since she works…

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Emmolene’s Bones

by Jack Butler  - Me and Emmolene always liked bones. She didn't go around making ooo and ick and yuck. She wasn't afraid of the…

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