Here's what I had to say about a few stellar drabbles from SpeckLit Magazine:
Storytime by Sierra July
This is an interesting little magic system. The repercussions could be massive if it isn’t an individual thing.
Bully Balloons by Anne E. Johnson
It’s funny how this story manages to start with one conflict, gain a solution, add another piece of conflict, then use the original solution in a different way in order to solve both conflicts at once.
Blink by Maggie Denton
This is beautiful. I just wish the ending wasn’t so abrupt. There’s a certain sincerity to it, but it could have been very graceful as well.