Author Archives: tlaskowski

Happy Halloween! Special edition SLQ illustrations by Justin Chen

Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate my favorite holiday (and my birthday!!), SmokeLong is publishing new, original illustrations by Justin Chen of select past SmokeLong stories. It’s a chance to revisit some of our favorite stories not only on the page, … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Dear the smartest scientists in the world

Dear the smartest scientists in the world, I’m Sammy the reason why I wrote this is because it would be helpful if you could make a cloning machine. Then we could clone ourselves and donate our clone’s body parts to … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Ice Cream Castle

Anna Blessinger is seven, and has been inventing stories since she could hold a crayon. She loves to write and design, and her parents have devoted a room to her creative energy, in which she cuts and pastes and tapes … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Punishments of Sleep

Punishments of Sleep Lying in a large cornfield, Sleep is a weapon I wield. This is a time that thoughts will yield, and imagination reigns supreme. Dreams have a world of their own, imagination doesn’t need a loan. The thought … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Cat Café and Day of the Dead

We have two sisters with art stories today on Fridge Flash. The first is a logo for a rescued cat café. Who wouldn’t want to hang out at a cat café? The second is a depiction of a sugar skull, … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Daddy Potatoes

I think this story speaks for itself. Potatoes are awesome. Also, as a side note, my own dad makes these amazing breakfast potatoes with bacon, chicken wing hot sauce and cheese that are to die for. So I especially appreciate … Continue reading

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Fridge Flash: Yellow Hood

Yellow Hood The sun is burning hot with golden eyes. It’s a blue man with a yellow hood on top. It’s an eye-blinding hippie with only the moon to play with. The sun and the moon together are like a … Continue reading

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