You might enjoy reading the recently posted short stories by a writer new to SOL - "Todd_d172".
'Blue Topaz Eyes' is the first of the stories in his "Tales From The Shack Universe", and is very well written, as are the others that follow:
- 'Monster', and
'Blue Topaz Eyes' starts out with a bang, and you should read the entire story, since your first impression of what's going on may well be wrong.
The author ties the story segments together very well, and the story is short enough to keep your attention and focus, without a lot of extraneous stuff just to fill it out. I guess what I'm saying is that it's tightly woven, meaning well constructed. I didn't notice any typos, inconsistencies, or grammatical problems requiring the attention of the grammar police. The stories seem fresh, and are unlike many of the stories you read on SOL.
If you read all of the stories, you'll see some common threads, with repeat visits by some of the characters. I enjoyed each of them, and recommend them to your attention. Here's hoping "Todd_d172" will continue writing and posting to SOL. It's always great to find a new writer who brings a fresh, interesting approach to the table.