About Syche Phillips

Syche Phillips writes plays and fiction of all lengths. She has been published in Seele Literary Magazine; Mused, the BellaOnline Literary Review; and The Penmen Review. Her plays have been performed with The Bench Project, Ohlone College Playwrights Festival, and the Third Eye Theatre Festival. She blogs at sychela.com about children, humour, and finding silver linings. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, two blocks from the ocean, with her husband and two perpetually wide-awake young children.


The Twenty-Sided Die

Steve rolled again and Aaron said, “Four?” The die showed a four and Steve felt his stomach knot. How was he supposed to explain to the Board a twenty percent raise for the laziest member of his team?