Reliable Joe sometimes fancies herself as a writer of short fiction. Then again, she also fancies Corn Flakes with warm milk and a dollop of neapolitan ice cream on top, so anything goes. Still, if you're a fan of speculative or horror fiction or you've just got nothing better to do in the next ten minutes, feel free to browse through a few of her stories.
NB: All works of fiction on this website are the copyright of Reliable Joe and are the author's own work. Any similarities to any other works or to real persons or situations are entirely coincidental.
Riding the highway to nowhere fast.
One point of view trumps another.
Some doors are best left closed.
Big mouth. All smoke. No fire.
My ship has sailed. Fuck that.
“The guidelines are clear Jack,” the Line Manager’s face remained rigid with displeasure as he placed a copy of the Junior Content Producer’s Manual down on the desk between them, next to the report Jack had generated for his six … Continue reading
The submersible traveled slowly down. It had to in order to adjust to the immense pressure which would cause it to implode if we progressed too fast. Looking to my left, past the pilot of our tiny vessel, Dr Pietro … Continue reading
Dana Gibbs had been driving too long. “You two, stop it now!” she raised her voice above what she thought was an acceptable register as her ten year-old son Jackson kicked the back of her seat for the umpteenth time. … Continue reading
The Mona Vale Road in Sydney, Australia, is a notorious stretch of highway running between the residential suburbs of Mona Vale on the Northern Beaches and St Ives on the North Shore. Almost completely enveloped by dense bushland and devoid … Continue reading