Jon Moray

Jon Moray has been writing short stories for five years and has been published in several online markets and in print. His writing goal is to publish an anthology of short stories inspired by his departed father’s abstract paintings.

Stories by Jon Moray

Check Mate

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

“How about a game of Chess?” asked Susan, with bouncing eyebrows, while wiping away chicken dinner scraps with a damp sponge from the ceramic-top dining room table. Hal looked at her puzzled, with the thought that they had never played Chess on a weekday, let alone right after dinner. He rubbed his grizzled chin into a …