Laura Pearlman

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Laura Pearlman's stories have appeared in a handful of publications, including Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and Daily Science Fiction. You can find her on Twitter at @laurasbadideas.

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A Dozen Frogs, a Bakery, and a Thing That Didn't Happen

Published Feb 19, 2019 · 1,357 words (5 minutes) · 2 likes · 69 views

relationship issues Fantasy Humor revenge Fairytales epistolary diary entries

A woman gets a job in a very special bakery.

When you want some coffee with your coffee.


The Shadow Over My Dorm Room

Published Jan 2, 2019 · 3,965 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 189 views

Horror Humor Strange Lovecraftian stories that Lovecraft himself would have hated

A modern-day Miskatonic University student sees only the best in his roommate in this Lovecraftian humor story.


Noteworthy Customer Service Interactions, Example 12: Mendoza and Squeakybuns

Published Nov 3, 2017 · 968 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 321 views

Fantasy Humor Science Fiction workplace humor Email thread epistolary cats mice

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In the End, You Get Clarity

Published Sep 20, 2017 · 3,559 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 369 views

Humor Science Fiction superhero

Featured October 27, 2017


Why I Hate Zombie Unicorns

Published Sep 18, 2017 · 1,651 words (7 minutes) · 5 likes · 476 views

Horror Humor Strange fewer zombies than you might expect in a zombie story

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Some Things I Probably Should Have Mentioned Earlier

Published Sep 18, 2017 · 1,747 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 391 views

Horror Humor Science Fiction relationship issues aliens Strange

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