Laurie Tom

Laurie Tom is a Chinese American author living in southern California. She likes books, video games, and anime. You can follow her on Twitter as @writerrat.


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Stories / Posts

flash fiction

Laurie Tom

The Ancestors

850 words (4 minutes) · 1 like

FantasyHorror

Every Chinese family celebrates Ching Ming a little differently. Not everyone burns paper money at the cemetery ...

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short story

Laurie Tom

Even the Mountains Are Not Forever

3431 words (13 minutes) · 6 likes

Science Fiction

"They cannot see us from here?" Though the red-painted walls were worn by years of children's hands, the classr...

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short story

Laurie Tom

The Wings The Lungs, The Engine The Heart

6452 words (24 minutes)

Science Fiction

As Karl scrubbed his hands in the small allotment of water he could afford, he could hear the muffled scraping o...

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