Classic Stories


Deborah L. Davitt

Conceit and Capability

Dec 22, 2018 · 1,024 words (4 minutes)

Classic Fantasy Humor Historical

Jane Austen never wrote about dragons. But perhaps she might enjoy this gentle satire of her style.

selective focus photography of crocodile

Jessica Reisman


Dec 19, 2018 · 7,023 words (26 minutes) · 1 like

Classic Fantasy Literary Fiction Mystery Love Historical

Rappaccini's Daughter meets orchid hunting meets weird adventure tales, with an epistolary flourish...


Dario Cannizzaro

The Name of the Rose

Dec 19, 2018 · 1,014 words (4 minutes) · 1 like

Classic Literary Fiction

A memory of old times past and good old days in the sun-bathed south of Italy of the nineties.


Dario Cannizzaro

Bathroom Love

Dec 19, 2018 · 1,146 words (5 minutes) · 1 like

Classic Literary Fiction Love

A brief moment of drunken love between two lost souls, with the world around them spinning unaware.


Wendy Nikel

The Astronaut of the Shalott

Nov 30, 2018 · 1,858 words (7 minutes)

Classic Science Fiction

A woman isolated in space longs for a way to connect with humanity.

view of Earth and satellite

Duane Pesice

Cat and Mouse

Nov 24, 2018 · 1,714 words (7 minutes)

Classic Fantasy Humor Literary Fiction Satire Strange

“He’s been tomcatting,” her announced in the Voice of Death. “He doesn’t know me very well.” I licked my paw, which had a little bit of breakfast still on it, and waited. Her ran hot water.


Sandra R. Campbell

Hands of Time

Nov 7, 2018 · 1,377 words (6 minutes) · 1 like

Classic Fantasy Humor Mystery Science Fiction Strange

Pancreatic cancer is cutting watchmaker Ardit Kreshnik's life short. While working on his last commissioned time piece he follows advice from an unlikely source to gain more time...


Wendy Nikel

Change for the Changelings

Oct 31, 2018 · 486 words (2 minutes)

Classic Fantasy

A pair of young women, swapped at birth by fae, meet for the first time.

woman running on brown road covered with green leaf trees

Jen Knox

Gather the Ingredients

Oct 10, 2018 · 5,838 words (22 minutes)

Classic Literary Fiction


James Van Pelt

What Weena Knew

Sep 27, 2018 · 6,933 words (26 minutes) · 1 like

Classic Literary Fiction Science Fiction