Life Writing Wanderlust

A Story Life with Devin Joubert

Flash Fiction: Summer’s End

You know the feeling you get when summer fades into fall? Not the day listed on the calendar as the last day of summer, when everyone mourns the sunshine and warmth that was. It’s the true first day of Autumn, the day you wake up feeling it in your bones. The cooler...

Flash Fiction: Whispers

My heartbeat fluttered frantically in my chest as I burst into the area of the train station where I’d catch the subway that goes to my college. The arrival time blinked on the screen and that calmed me. I hadn’t missed it. I worried I had, since I’d slept in too...

Flash Fiction: Shadow & Smoke

Curiosity and wonder filled them to their bones. The turquoise, red, and yellow pools of steaming water fumed exhaust angrily from the earth. It contrasted from the wooded mountainside they were used to. Down here, it felt like they were standing on a giant snoozing...

Flash Fiction: Magic & Mayhem

A giant blue and pink neon sign glowed above the door to Sin City’s finest club. People lined up to get inside as two big bald bouncers checked ids on either side of the entrance. A woman dressed in a red velvet floor length cape stood in line with her head covered....

Flash Fiction: Locked Door

In the hallowed halls of my deepest desires there is a hall filled with stain glass windows. At the end of the hall is a locked door. A big wooden door filled with carvings of animals and trees. The more you stare at the animals it feels like they are moving. My hand...