She had no book of spells, no dusty scrolls with ancient formulas. Her incantations were spontaneous. She performed her rituals spur-of-the-moment, custom-made to the individual, whispered like a prayer, unleashing forces faster than light. When shadows become phantoms, the gentlest curse can nudge, redirect a person toward consequence, coincidence, enchantment.
Bob Thurber is the author of six books. Regarded as a master of Flash and Micro Fiction, his work has appeared in Esquire and other magazines, been anthologized 60 times, received a long list of awards, and been utilized in schools and colleges throughout the world. He resides in Massachusetts. Visit his website at BobThurber.net.