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Kill, Feed, Grow

A 'Surf-Horror' Short Story

 After a series of shark attacks in my area, I set out to write a flash fiction piece that offered an alternative explanation for why surfers had been taken.     Below is short snippet from the story, if you like it feel free to read the rest of Kill, Feed, Grow over at  my Medium page .   "Paddling around the back of the point, the sea looks like a surrealist mirror, smooth as glass but rippling with energy. There are a few splashes ahead of me as a school of baitfish flees my approach. I settle my flutter of nerves by telling myself I’m more likely to be killed by a lightning strike or rabid donkey attack, than die in the surf.  "   Read the rest of the short story  over at Medium   _________________________________________________________   If you enjoyed this story, sign up to my  newsletter  for exclusive access to similar content.

After a series of shark attacks in my area, I set out to write a flash fiction piece that offered an alternative explanation for why surfers had been taken.   

Below is short snippet from the story, if you like it feel free to read the rest of Kill, Feed, Grow over at my Medium page.

"Paddling around the back of the point, the sea looks like a surrealist mirror, smooth as glass but rippling with energy. There are a few splashes ahead of me as a school of baitfish flees my approach. I settle my flutter of nerves by telling myself I’m more likely to be killed by a lightning strike or rabid donkey attack, than die in the surf."

Read the rest of the short story over at Medium

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