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Garrett Croker

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Garrett Croker lives and writes in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he's also an amateur soapmaker. His fiction has appeared on Psuedopod and the NoSleep Podcast, and is forthcoming from Aliterate. Find him online at garrettcroker.com or follow him on Twitter at @GarrettCroker.

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Light Breaking on Glass

Published Nov 3, 2019 · 6,861 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 51 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction angst feels Family cancer short story Grief body horror

Gideon spent years watching the disease take his grandfather's body one piece of glass at a time. Now, struggling to come to terms with his grandfather's death, Gideon must deal with the fact that his own body is slowly succumbing to the same fate. Content warning for self-harm.

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That was meant to be new wide angle lens and not new LCD screen.

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The Shopping Cart Apocalypse

Published Nov 3, 2018 · 4,646 words (17 minutes) · 4 likes · 294 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Eldritch apocalyptic supernatural short story Lovecraftian

Eli's stuck in a dead-end job managing the parking lot at the local big box department store. Wrangling shopping carts is not the safest job in the world when the carts seem to have a mind of their own, not to mention a taste for blood. But it's better than nothing.

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The Adventures of Zombiegirl

Published Jul 20, 2018 · 5,805 words (22 minutes) · 3 likes · 415 views

Horror Science Fiction near-future apocalyptic supernatural short story zombies

Following the initial chaos of the zombie apocalypse, the living have resettled wherever it is too warm or cold for the undead to decompose in comfort. Latisha James is a member of a new trans-national community, rediscovering hope in a world that stopped just short of having none. In this new world, even a trip to the grocery store can be a hazard, but Latisha and her found family still find ways to live their everyday lives. Even when things go wrong.

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Aimless wander in the falling snow

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Elizabeth Frank's Decaying Orbit

Published Mar 27, 2018 · 5,944 words (22 minutes) · 2 likes · 521 views

Fantasy friendship Monsters With Feels supernatural young adult short story

All Elizabeth Frank wants is to know what she is. She would have a lot more time to find out if the people in her town weren't always taking up torches and pitchforks against her, and also if she didn't have to worry about finishing her science homework.

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