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David Perlmutter

"Dinny Gets Dinged"

Dec 28, 2018 · 5,968 words (22 minutes) · 121 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

In order to prevent him from flunking a test that will affect his grade negatively, Dinsdale "Dinny" Dog is prepared to undergo a re-do of his assignment. But whether he is prepared to deal with the rigours of daily life in Gennett, Anthropomorph, to do it is another matter entirely.


Alan Baxter

The Seven Garages of Kevin Simpson

Dec 27, 2018 · 3,653 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

Fantasy Horror Strange

A podcast original at Pseudopod back in 2011, here's the full text of the story. A horror yarn about the things we're left, the legacies of the past, and possible futures we may not have chosen for ourselves.


Megan Lee Beals

Good Fairies

Dec 26, 2018 · 4,148 words (16 minutes) · 142 views


A bad fairy and a good boy bond over a mutual love of beekeeping.

Crime Scene Investigators near giant dead insect

Charlotte Platt

Neither Fishing nor Mending Nets chapter 2

Dec 26, 2018 · 1,112 words (5 minutes) · 123 views

Humor Literary Fiction

This is chapter two 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.


Tim McDaniel

Taken, One after Another

Dec 25, 2018 · 729 words (3 minutes) · 91 views


Sometimes, in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, it's necessary to leave your hideout and look for a place of lasting safety.

An old asylum near Berlin

Alex Pearl

White Elephant: The Reckoning

Dec 24, 2018 · 617 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 121 views

Humor Strange

In time for the holidays, a story written for a White Elephant gift exchange. Naturally, the cosmos is at stake.


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.

One of the lovely critters that live in my garden.

Nancy Jane Moore


Dec 23, 2018 · 2,031 words (8 minutes) · 199 views

Science Fiction

I've posted this story in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was the model for the associate justice mentioned in the story. It's an old story, one of my first publications (it won a contest at the National Law Journal in the 1990s). At Clarion West, I discussed it with Michael Bishop, who thought my take on the Supreme Court might be too extreme. Given the way things are right now, I'm afraid my take might not be extreme enough.


Tim McDaniel

Sucks to be You

Dec 23, 2018 · 2,266 words (9 minutes) · 92 views

Fantasy Humor

Paul undergoes an experimental procedure designed to increase his allotment of luck. But if Paul gets lucky, how will the rest of us fare?


KJ Kabza

Sputnik 2, Interior

Dec 23, 2018 · 184 words (1 minute) · 4 views

Science Fiction