Nathaniel Tower

Nathaniel Tower writes fiction, teaches English, and manages the online literary magazine Bartleby Snopes. His fiction has appeared in almost 200 online and print journals, and he has a novel and novella out through MuseItUp Publishing. When he isn’t writing or doing any of the other standard things writers do, he can be found joggling (running while juggling) through the streets.

Stories by Nathaniel Tower

Cat Army

Illustrated by Sayantan Halder

“Private Scruffles reporting for duty,” the fluffy yellow cat purred. “Don’t you dare purr at me, you pussy,” General Worm Face replied, a long brown worm dangling from his puffy pink left eye. “Then what am I supposed to do, sir?” “You meow when you speak to me. You’re late. Where’s your salute, Private?” Private Scruffles licked his left …




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