Slips by Scott Welsh
Approx. 6,100 words.
Published on July 20, 2011.
Todd Mydland arrives in Thicket, Virginia to investigate rumors of paranormal activity surrounding a house where an old shut-in lives. His job is to figure out whether the rumors are ungrounded, or whether there's a Slip--a place where the fabric of reality starts to wear thin.
At approximately 6,000 words, Slips is perfect for a quick dose of abnormality.