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Found 56 stories tagged 'Historical'.


Shannon Page

Night Without Darkness

Mar 5, 2019 · 5,899 words (22 minutes) · 37 views

Fantasy Historical steampunk collaboration voice

I love collaborative writing--to me, it combines everything I love best about writing (creation, imagination, that indefinable spark) with everything I love best about editing (figuring out another creative person’s mind and working out how best to express it). Plus, it’s just fun to play together. This story was written for Gears and Levers Volume 1, from Sky Warrior, April 2012, and reprinted in my collection Eastlick and Other Stories, 2013.


Alex Isle

Stranger and Sojourner

Mar 3, 2019 · 7,066 words (26 minutes) · 2 likes · 34 views

Horror Historical

An 1880s doctor and his wife come into contact with Haitian voodoo and experience the up close and personal interest of the voodoo spirits, the loa.


Jude-Marie Green

Quantum Rose

Feb 25, 2019 · 2,608 words (10 minutes) · 2 likes · 44 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Historical science fiction pirate physicist

My third Perihelion SF story. Quantum Rose is my take on a pirate story, wrought by a bored housewife with skills. Published August 2016. Sam Bellotto Jr helped me tweak the scifi details to elevate this beyond *just* a pirate story.


John Wiswell

Frankenstein's Monsters

Feb 13, 2019 · 377 words (2 minutes) · 114 views

Classic Horror Humor Science Fiction Historical Strange

Dr. Frankenstein was expecting villagers with pitchforks and torches. He wasn't expecting their request.


Alex Isle

Mary Bennet and the Irish Professor

Feb 6, 2019 · 7,252 words (27 minutes) · 2 likes · 52 views

Science Fiction Historical

Mary Bennet's sisters aspired to romance and marriage, but Mary herself had other plans.


Laurence Raphael Brothers

The Violet Hour

Feb 2, 2019 · 1,714 words (7 minutes) · 49 views

Fantasy Historical

A new US Marshal comes to the Hollow Earth territory. A Silverlockian homage.

Us marshal badge

James Van Pelt

On the Road with the American Dead

Feb 1, 2019 · 4,147 words (16 minutes) · 89 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction Historical Strange

Some of the country's most beautiful roads crisscross the midwest, long, lonely stretches where a solo driver has plenty of time to think and let the thoughts run idle. And, occasionally, if his mind is right and circumstances line up, he gets to hear a story.

person driving vehicle

David Perlmutter

"The Toontown Riots of 1949"

Jan 30, 2019 · 10,223 words (38 minutes) · 53 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Historical Strange

An essay is presented on a little-known but important story in the history of the American motion picture industry.


Matthew Hughes

The Gift of Gabby

Jan 5, 2019 · 5,741 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 152 views

Fantasy Historical

An origin story for Pacific City, a fictional Oregon metropolis that grew up to be the haunt of various superheroes. Find out more here:


K. V. Johansen

The Serpent Bride

Dec 24, 2018 · 5,144 words (19 minutes) · 5 views

Fantasy Historical Love

Benedikte, transformed to a snake by her brother and his nurse, walks in the dreams of knights to find the one who can break her curse.

gray snake on tree