I Live Two Lives!

by Jack Halliday & Cait Maloney

Questions. Always the questions and it always seems that they will never end. But then I remind myself that this is what therapy is all about. You have to ‘do the work’ and that means answering questions: lots of them. Time was, I often wondered if it was worth it, really worth all of the …


I am He who watches over you

by Zaid Sethi & Joey To

I am He who knows what you did, are doing, and will do. I am not born of myth and legend, nor divine, but born of the mating of you and your desires. I am the master and you are my slave. I love you because you make me strong, and will mourn for you …


What’s Funny?

by Irena Pasvinter & Alankrita Amaya

“How many times have we watched this?” “If you’re so bored, don’t keep me company. Nobody forces you.” “Don’t make this hurt face. I’m not bored. It’s too funny.” “Funny? What do you mean?” “Oh, you know, funny, comical. Especially when you start strangling this shrieking bug-eyed prima donna, it’s absolutely hilarious.” “Comical? So you …


A Pint and a Pie

by Philip McCormac & Nevena Katalina

The stranger leaned on the bar and called for a pint and a pie. Billy started the process of pouring the Guinness. He served up the pie along with a bottle of brown sauce. The Guinness took a little longer and while he teased the dark liquor into the glass he watched with some alarm …


There is Something Going On

by Ashton Stevens & Daniele Murtas

This is a work of fiction. Any events or persons depicted do not reflect reality. Please note that neither The Story Shack as a publication nor any of the editors and illustrators representing it have any professional interest in the political discussions surrounding this theme. The story is presented as it is: an enjoyable work …




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