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Paul Alex Gray

These depths

Jan 2, 2019 · 2,138 words (8 minutes)


A sailor finds himself lost - marooned in between worlds. Not anchored to land or sea, life nor death. His captor is a beautiful and terrible monster. This story was written to a prompt, where the first sentence and final sentence had to be exactly the same. It's influenced by the sea, whose ebb and flow leads everything back to one place.

body of water

Paul Alex Gray

Everyone Changes

Jan 2, 2019 · 413 words (2 minutes) · 1 like

Literary Fiction Strange

In a world where everyone is changing into something else, a father and daughter reconnect for one last moment

sea under white clouds at golden hour

Charlotte Platt

Meet the Family

Jan 2, 2019 · 4,172 words (16 minutes)

Horror Strange

A man due to be married visits his fiancees home island for the preparations. The only problem is, he has no intention of the wedding going ahead...


Catherine Lundoff

The Temporary

Jan 2, 2019 · 1,837 words (7 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Strange

Mildred's fantasy life made her temp gig more interesting, but now it was taking on a life of its very own...


Jennifer Brozek


Jan 1, 2019 · 370 words (2 minutes)

Fantasy Horror Science Fiction

As a fun promotional item, Jennifer wrote a flash story of how she dies for the conventions she attended. These were printed out on postcards and given out to fans and friends. This story was written for and given out during the SASQUAN / WORLDCON in 2015.

white printer paper

David Perlmutter

"Closing Time"

Jan 1, 2019 · 1,374 words (5 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Strange

The words of an animated cartoon character standing up to a potential destruction of the world in which her series is set by throwing a bash with her friends.


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Barbara Krasnoff

First Class

Jan 1, 2019 · 6,276 words (23 minutes) · 2 likes

Science Fiction

A retired woman finds herself stranded on an unknown planet where she makes some interesting friends.

gray portable house on top of rock with stars in heaven

Wendy Nikel

Canary's Refuge

Jan 1, 2019 · 4,061 words (15 minutes)

Science Fiction

A cyborg miner uncovers a rebellion plot against the sentient ship which has kept them alive since Earth’s demise.

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person inside of cave

Tim McDaniel

Teen Angels

Jan 1, 2019 · 3,510 words (13 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Satire

Gil is in the high school dumps; he just lost his girl. Then he is invited to join the biker gang, who do shocking things like discuss evolution!

woman wearing white angel wings

Robert Hood


Jan 1, 2019 · 1,768 words (7 minutes)

Horror Science Fiction

This was my first published ghost story, written for a book of ghost stories produced by the Liverpool City Council in 1986. It subsequently appeared in my first collection, Day-dreaming on Company Time (Five Island Press, 1988)— a Readercon Award runner-up in the Best Collection by a Single Author category.

woman holding behind curtain