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Nancy Jane Moore

The Ballad of Becca Sanjuro

Jan 17, 2019 · 3,726 words (14 minutes) · 119 views

Science Fiction

The main characters in this military science fiction and love story are the parents of the protagonist in my novel The Weave.


Grayson Bray Morris

A Whole Leaf, Dark and Red

Jan 16, 2019 · 746 words (3 minutes) · 44 views

Literary Fiction


Charlotte Platt

New Blood

Jan 16, 2019 · 2,492 words (10 minutes) · 66 views

Fantasy Strange

What's a woman to do when her grandson doesn't trust her instinct?

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Tim McDaniel

The Known World

Jan 16, 2019 · 1,310 words (5 minutes) · 27 views

Humor Science Fiction

As you know, Tom and Bob have just completed their time machine, and now must decide who is to take the first trip, since (as you know) it will be a one-way journey.


William Meikle

Supply and Demand

Jan 15, 2019 · 977 words (4 minutes) · 108 views

Horror Science Fiction

Some things aren't meant to be finite


Alex Isle

The Kind Neighbours of Hell

Jan 15, 2019 · 5,144 words (19 minutes) · 2 likes · 50 views

Fantasy Horror

In an alternate world where demons are real and human progress has been hampered, one should be even more careful about who or what one calls up for favours.

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Susan Forest

The Most Invasive Species

Jan 15, 2019 · 9,491 words (35 minutes) · 74 views

Science Fiction

It takes the arrival of Tumbling River’s new doctor — and her concern for the well-being of the colony’s children, no matter which species — to show Amanda the significance of her personal impact on the planet.


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Curtis C. Chen

Somebody's Daughter

Jan 15, 2019 · 13,367 words (49 minutes) · 4 likes · 251 views

Mystery Science Fiction

Not too many years from now, New York City police detectives Jake and Andy catch a very personal case--and in a world where organized crime has taken advantage of legalized human cloning, family secrets take on a whole new meaning. But how far are Jake and Andy willing to bend the rules in order to uncover the truth?

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Jennifer Brozek


Jan 14, 2019 · 366 words (2 minutes) · 81 views

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 at CONTEXT 2014.

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Nick Mamatas

A Stain on the Stone

Jan 14, 2019 · 2,908 words (11 minutes) · 210 views

Horror Literary Fiction Mystery

Long Island is a dark place.