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Trent Jamieson

The Agent - A True Story

Published Mar 18, 2020 · 880 words (4 minutes) · 195 views

Fantasy Humor Satire True Stories Agents Facilities

It's all about finding the right agent, and the perfect number of toilets.

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Nancy Jane Moore

How to Deal With the Coming Crisis

Published Mar 16, 2020 · 776 words (3 minutes) · 229 views

Fantasy Satire superstitions pandemic worry

This story was written during an earlier, and much less dangerous, pandemic. The ideas underlying it are far too relevant. It's based on my personal superstition that if I worry about something it won't happen. That is, of course, ridiculous, but the fact that I know that doesn't keep me from worrying and hoping that worrying will be enough. Stay home if you can, wash your hands, and keep your distance if you must go outside.

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James Van Pelt

High Stakes Test

Published Mar 11, 2020 · 4,667 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 160 views

Horror Satire education teaching School standardized testing

Teachers are human and kids aren't abstractions. Academic battles are fought by personalities where things get messy. It's also possible that you have to be careful for what you wish for if all you want is higher test scores.

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Times gone by a Back to School scene from the 20th Century. Blackboard and chalk.  The days before technology, when life was more simple, although school life much stricter. No calculators, we had to learn our times tables. This photo makes me feel fascinated.
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P.G. Galalis

Dear Parents, Your Child Is Not the Chosen One

Published Mar 7, 2020 · 2,250 words (9 minutes) · 137 views

Fantasy Humor Satire chosen one dark lord epistolary magic School Teacher

The selected letters of a put upon magic school teacher to the parents of one Rodney Goodblood, unacceptably average student. (Originally published in Diabolical Plots, 2019)

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J.R.H. Lawless

Losing Face

Published Mar 4, 2020 · 2,999 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 260 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction sci-fi Shared World Shared Universe Humour

This funny little SF short story, set in the same Universe and at the same time as my debut novel, ALWAYS GREENER, asks the question: We all know revolutions can start with a bang. But can they also start with a moustache?

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Caren Gussoff Sumption

Someone Like You

Published Feb 18, 2020 · 2,234 words (9 minutes) · 112 views

Humor Mystery Satire Science Fiction Women Hysteria

"I'm more of a private dick, but you hear all the penis jokes when you track rogue uteruses." Meet the Columbo of hysteria. An early humor piece, written in 2005.

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David Perlmutter

"Doing Time In The USA"

Published Feb 9, 2020 · 2,794 words (11 minutes) · 502 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction #cartoons #deer #women

Living in America is hard, especially if you're not human...

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Spencer Ellsworth

The Child Support of Cromdor The Condemned

Published Feb 3, 2020 · 7,367 words (27 minutes) · 137 views

Fantasy Humor Satire frost giants child support Conan high fantasy sword & sorcery subversion

Cromdor! A send-up of old Conan stories that takes a hard skewer to the tropes. With love. It's a loving hard skewer. Yes, that is a thing.

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David Perlmutter

"Footnote People In World History"

Published Dec 31, 2019 · 2,149 words (8 minutes) · 595 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Women New Year Animation

The start of a new year is the perfect time to reassess your personal situation...

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David Perlmutter

"Film Flam"

Published Dec 14, 2019 · 3,892 words (15 minutes) · 529 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction movies #superheroes

If you don't make any money doing your job, why should other people make money off of you?

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