Mil Carney

Mil Carney continuously expresses in a variety of mediums, tending to projects through theater, narratives, drawings, doll-making, among a variety of other things. Mil presently resides in California, and has been pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment. Infatuated with the human struggle and the absurd, Mil recurrently shifts between mediums to communicate with the world.

Stories by Mil Carney


Illustrated by Myfanwy Kinder

Flick, flick, flick. A small thumb snapped against the thumbwheel of a lighter, the light of the flame alighting the young boy’s face, if only briefly. On, off. On, off. Flick; light. The flame danced in front of him for mere seconds, before he let it die out. He remained like that as his siblings …