Sara Lundberg

Sara is a Kansas-grown author of the fantasy and horror persuasions. She is convinced that fantastical things are waiting for her just around the corner, and until she finds the right corner, she writes about those things instead.

Matter of Time

Jacob rummaged in between the couch cushions so loudly that Jennifer finally paused the TV and harrumphed. “What are you even doing, Jake?” “My pretzel fell down in there.” “So? Get another one.” “I don’t want another one. I want that one.” He rummaged some more. “I don’t get it. It should be right here.” […]

Apple of Her Mother’s Eye

“Mom! We’re out of apples,” Alexa yelled, head stuck deep in the refrigerator. She couldn’t keep the panic from her voice. “Well, take a pear instead!” Alexa rummaged through the fruit drawer again, hoping maybe one rolled behind something else. “Alexa Dawn, don’t stand there with the refrigerator door open.” “Mom. I need an apple.” […]

Witch Way

I’m not lazy, I just do things in my own time. I had every intention of doing as the Hags asked, but I’d nearly reached my wits end with them, so they were just going to have to wait for me to run my errand first. “Don’t be too long, Rachel. You know we need […]

Intergalactic Clown Thief

I realized that I had made a terrible mistake. Well, maybe more than one, if I was being completely honest with myself. I never should have agreed to the parameters of the heist job in the first place. Dress up as a clown, they said. It’ll be an easy score, they said. Well, they can […]

To Catch the Christmas Spirit

Two days before Christmas, Vittoria embarked upon an excursion to the provincial village of Overbee. She was to meet her dearest friends there for a holiday retreat. It was just the thing they all needed: escape from big city life and away from the gossip that hounded them. Time to let Vittoria’s scandal blow over, […]