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Found 349 stories and posts tagged 'Humor'.



Phillip T. Stephens

Holiday Noir

Published May 6, 2019 · 1,036 words (4 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Mystery holiday crime fiction Noir Santa Elves Dark humor

Christmas morning. A crime scene in chaos. Tenace couldn’t imagine a worse way to end his year. A couch covered in children’s tears, the presents crushed into wrapping paper and Post-It notes and Santa on the carpet in front of the fireplace, face down with his skull broken open like a coconut.

Holiday noir


Phillip T. Stephens

Mimicking Human Behavior: A field guide for extraterrestrial visitors

Published May 5, 2019 · 1,337 words (5 minutes) · 29 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction manners tourism alien abduction alien invasion Alien etiquette

A compilation of etiquette tips for alien species to follow on their first visit to the planet. A new installment in the series “I Was Abducted by Aliens in a Former Life”

Aiien ettiquette


Steven Harper

Bite Me

Published May 5, 2019 · 5,052 words (19 minutes) · 25 views

Fantasy Humor Satire zombies sword and sorcery walking dead magic Monsters zombie funny

We all know zombies bite. Maybe the way to fight them is to bite back. When I was invited to submit to CHICKS AND BALANCES, the final CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL anthology, I realized I had no ideas for a story. Nothing. Bupkis. So I combed back through my files and thought it might be nice to find out what Dagmar and Ramdane have been up to. The deadline was only a few days away, so I wrote in a great hurry. Later I discovered the publisher had chosen "Bite Me" for the cover!

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C.L. Holland

Your Past Life Interferes With My Very Important Studies

Published May 1, 2019 · 625 words (3 minutes) · 44 views

Fantasy Humor

A story told entirely through the medium of notes on the fridge.



Ville Meriläinen

Steel Horse

Published Apr 30, 2019 · 5,423 words (20 minutes) · 23 views

Fantasy Humor



Jessica Reisman

Our Lady of the Mantilla

Published Apr 25, 2019 · 4,628 words (17 minutes) · 173 views

Fantasy Humor Magical Realism urban fantasy

When the things haunting the books in the archive get loose, this team is on the case.

Silhouette of the dead


Charlotte Platt

Neither Fishing nor Mending Nets chapter 10

Published Apr 24, 2019 · 1,935 words (8 minutes) · 52 views

Humor Literary Fiction disabled lead character tw: d slur not used as a slur Alice is sick of this all Scottish writing

The aftermath of the meeting, and a chat on the beach. Warning for the use of language that could be considered a slur for lesbians - this is used in own voice terms but I'm aware this word is regarded differently in different areas. This is chapter ten of a larger work, which deals with a disabled young woman in a rural community and the people she comes to know once she leaves home. This will update fortnightly.



Wendy Nikel

Dr. Optera's Intelligent Bugs

Published Apr 23, 2019 · 1,901 words (7 minutes) · 35 views

Humor Science Fiction Sci-Fi Horror insect

Dr. Cole Optera’s experiments in teaching insects how to communicate has unexpected consequences which force him to re-think his idea.



Jaymee Goh

In the Heart of Yellow Mountain

Published Apr 21, 2019 · 7,800 words (29 minutes) · 283 views

Fantasy Humor Science Fiction Romance steampunk queer puzzle labyrinth

Jin Fan, an aspiring courtier, travels to Yellow Mountain to bring back a sprig of emerald bamboo from a legendary labyrinth, to find spoiled childhood playmate/mistress Xiao Ling vying for the same. Now she has to traverse the labyrinth, without somehow throttling Xiao Ling, or getting killed by a mysterious brigand taking out the other hopefuls.



Irene Radford


Published Apr 19, 2019 · 3,740 words (14 minutes) · 60 views

Humor Literary Fiction Adam & Eve discover Beer

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