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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Mixed Signals, or, Learning How to Speak

Jan 21, 2019 · 5,767 words (21 minutes) · 1 like

Humor Science Fiction Love

No job. No woman. No grasp on sanity? What else is Garcia to think when crosswalk signals start talking to him? Or when they send him on a scavenger hunt? He doesn't know, but as long as it leads him back to Jolanda in the end, he'll give it a go.

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 11

Jan 21, 2019 · 1,767 words (7 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 10

Jan 21, 2019 · 2,076 words (8 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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Stephen Dedman

As Wise as Serpents

Jan 21, 2019 · 3,367 words (13 minutes)

Humor Science Fiction

Why did a previously friendly alien ambassador to Washington DC suddenly kill two men?

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 9

Jan 20, 2019 · 2,199 words (8 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 8

Jan 20, 2019 · 1,928 words (8 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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David Perlmutter

"Game Night"

Jan 20, 2019 · 6,489 words (24 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

The International League of Girls With Guns, the world's mightiest super-heroines, are interrupted during one of their weekly game nights when the enemy of one of them plots their destruction. Can they escape the trap they become imprisoned in-without killing each or other or damaging their friendship in the process?

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Featured January 23, 2019

LaShawn M. Wanak

21 Steps to Enlightenment (Minus One)

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,835 words (14 minutes) · 8 likes

Fantasy

When a spiral staircase appears in front of you, don't panic. But know that if you place your feet on that first step, it shows commitment. You can't go back. You can only go up and up and up until you reach the very top.

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David Perlmutter

"Chairman Of The Bored"

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,227 words (12 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

Physically imposing and intelligent, but extremely shy, Dinsdale Dog just wants to fit in with his fellow students at Jack Kinney College. His first efforts fail, but eventually he gets his chance to shine.

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James Van Pelt

Home

Jan 19, 2019 · 5,090 words (19 minutes)

Fantasy Science Fiction

Just about every teenager feels out of place, like they don't belong, even the really confident, successful looking ones. For some of them, this feeling is worse than others. If you would like a soundtrack to this story, try Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill." JVP

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