Madeleine Farraday

Madeleine Farraday is a writer from Southern California. She has written two novels, both unpublished. She’s active in flash fiction contests and NaNoWriMo. She likes to write flash and fantasy, and dabbles in horror and science fiction. She works online for ETS and K12, and is married with 2 children.

Stories by Madeleine Farraday

Ballast

Illustrated by Jessica Wilson

The red flashing lights on the control panel told him that something wasn’t quite right. He had been gazing out one window, then another. Planets, galaxies and stars emerged from darkness, then disappeared. He felt like a piece of ballast in the ocean, sinking. A fish in a bowl. Until the alarms sounded. His mission was …