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KJ Kabza

The Other Half

Jan 5, 2019 · 99 words (1 minute)



Shane Halbach

My Heart is a Quadratic Equation

Jan 4, 2019 · 1,568 words (6 minutes) · 1 like

Humor Science Fiction

Even mad scientists need love.

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Paul Alex Gray

Every tear unshed

Jan 4, 2019 · 1,086 words (4 minutes)

Fantasy Strange

A story of latch-key kids, enchanted statues and what to do with wishes

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Tanya Breshears

I called them the Knocking Men

Jan 4, 2019 · 868 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes

Horror Strange creepy Nosleep codex

You’ll probably wonder why I ever thought any of this was normal. But you have to understand, you can get used to practically anything, with enough practice.

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Shane Halbach

Exit Strategy

Jan 3, 2019 · 4,382 words (16 minutes)


“Exit Strategy” is Ocean’s Eleven meets High Fantasy. What happens when a dwarf, a mage, and a thief conspire to steal a dragon’s horde? The same things that always happen during a heist: complications, quick improvisation, and double crosses. Oh, and did I mention the dragon?

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Robert Hood

Keep It Short

Jan 3, 2019 · 2,525 words (10 minutes)

Humor Mystery

For a while I worked as a journalist for a suburban newspaper. "Keep It Short" was inspired by that job, though, of course, the characters are pure fiction... well, maybe impure fiction. I was trying for a kind of sardonic realism, and in subsequent stories featuring the main character, the push of the stories became more crime-related, weirder and more fictitious. I'm now working on a novel set in this milieu.

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Laura Pearlman

The Shadow Over My Dorm Room

Jan 2, 2019 · 3,965 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes

Horror Humor Strange

A modern-day Miskatonic University student sees only the best in his roommate in this Lovecraftian humor story.

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David Sklar

Lady Marmalade's Special Place in Hell (a Picaresque Burlesque of the Nether Realms)

Jan 2, 2019 · 4,826 words (18 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Strange

Stuck navigating an afterlife she doesn't believe in and struggling to rescue those dearest to her, a drag queen takes over a small piece of Hell and redecorates in her own image.


Marie Vibbert

The First Trebuchet on Mars

Jan 2, 2019 · 2,326 words (9 minutes) · 3 likes

Science Fiction

Life is hard in a Mars research colony, but there's still downtime and plenty of boredom, which is why Jill Cooper built the first trebuchet catapult on Mars.

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