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flash fiction

John P. Murphy

At the Old Folks Home at the End of the World

938 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes

Fantasy

There is an old folks' home at the end of the world, a modest-sized white clapboard building perched at the top ...

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short story

Alex Shvartsman

Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma

3606 words (14 minutes)

FantasyHumor

I just made the deal of the year and I couldn’t wait to tell Grandma. As soon as the customer left, I locked th...

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short story

Sofie Bird

Into dust

7473 words (28 minutes)

Literary FictionScience FictionStrange

Nothing sharpens my isolation like the pinprick of Sol on the horizon after dusk. She cradles our motherworld ...

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novelette

Brian K. Lowe

Rights and Wrongs

7568 words (28 minutes)

Science Fiction

“Tell me again who I pissed off to get this job?” Carefully unwrapping my roast beef on wheat, I used the paper ...

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short story

Barbara A. Barnett

Notes on a Page

2713 words (10 minutes)

Fantasy

Yesterday Maestro Fuhrmann took the Beethoven so fast I was gasping for breath; today I'm wondering if I'll make...

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short story

Barbara A. Barnett

What the Blood Bog Takes

6486 words (24 minutes)

Fantasy

On the Day of Sac­­­rifice, my sister Asthore and I wait at the blood bog's edge, our feet sinking into the mudd...

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