Sort by:
Filter by:

Found 1285 stories.

Data?1520970819

Susan Forest

The Gift

Feb 13, 2019 · 865 words (4 minutes) · 15 views

Fantasy Horror Strange

The Green Man–or Woman–cares for our natural world. What is her response to our urban environments? Finalist for the 2014 Aurora Awards. (The Urban Green Man, Summer, 2013)

Audio Available

13 urband green man
Data?1541181273

Jennifer Brozek

THE MANY DEATHS OF JENNIFER BROZEK: GAMEHOLE CON 2015

Feb 13, 2019 · 395 words (2 minutes) · 34 views

Fantasy Horror Science Fiction

This flash piece appeared at Gamehole Con 2015. Jennifer plays a location-based, augmented-reality mobile game called Ingress. In this game you hack into towers and gain points and badges via various events and missions. Most of the time it's pretty tame... but sometimes, well, you'll see.

man walking on hallway with graffiti walls
Data?1537906982

Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Hobgoblin

Feb 12, 2019 · 742 words (3 minutes) · 45 views

Fantasy

A hearth keeper is insulted by its new family, and it contemplates the power of a name, transforming into a hobgoblin.

brown wooden cabinet with mirror
Data?1539038417

Nancy Jane Moore

Blindsided by Venus in the House of Mars

Feb 12, 2019 · 7,181 words (27 minutes) · 31 views

Science Fiction

In honor of Valentine's Day, here's a space opera (with fight scenes) that's as close as I ever get to a love story. This story also appears in the Book View Cafe anthology Rocket Boy and the Geek Girls.

Rbgg
Data?1550248813

David Perlmutter

"Nothing About Us Without Us"

Feb 12, 2019 · 6,652 words (25 minutes) · 16 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

They and their cause are more important than you might think....

Data?1529081673

Renee Carter Hall

Moon, June, Raccoon

Feb 12, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 27 views

Fantasy Humor Love

Karen's sick of watching all her friends find true love. Out of desperation, she decides to try casting a love spell -- and winds up attracting a neighborhood raccoon instead. But this furry little matchmaker just won't mind his own business...

selective focus photography of person holding red apples
Data?1529363075

Jen Knox

West on N Road

Feb 12, 2019 · 3,746 words (14 minutes)

Literary Fiction Strange

"Rattle walked the loop at sunrise and sunset. At dawn, he was quick-footed, ignoring joints that ached and scraped as though rusted. He pushed on, to the first big rock, shaking the bones and waking the tendons. The stiffness would ease after a quarter-mile."

Data?1521474869

Dan Stout

The Curious Case of Alpha-7 DE11

Feb 12, 2019 · 759 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 50 views

Fantasy Horror Strange

The transcript of a found voicemail, from a customer who is clearly unhappy with his latest batch of golems.

Audio Available

Data?1541641850

Logan Noble

The Eldritch Film Club

Feb 12, 2019 · 2,020 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 67 views

Horror Strange

It's time for your film club to meet, and you're already running late. It's supposed to be a special film tonight, but you don't know this. This film will change you. But not in the way you expect...

black camera reel player
Data?1549394897

Karen Heuler

Ball Lightning

Feb 11, 2019 · 2,042 words (8 minutes) · 14 views

Literary Fiction Strange

A man hit by lightning develops perfect pitch and attracts love

seashore under nimbus clouds