Edward Ashton


Nov 29, 2018 · 1,005 words (4 minutes)

Fantasy Literary Fiction Love

At night, the monsters come. This is not a fantasy, really. It is not a faery tale. It does not have a happy ending.


James Van Pelt

Nine Fingers on the Flute

Nov 24, 2018 · 4,413 words (17 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy Love

People have told numerous stories about love spells, but I don't think they have considered the implications of them. If you could make someone love you, would you want to? JVP


Andrew Seddon

The Well

Nov 23, 2018 · 6,499 words (24 minutes)

Horror Love Strange

"The Well" appeared in What Darkness Remains, my collection of tales of the supernatural and unknown. A young man with a fascination for wells finds his life and his sanity threatened when he falls in love with the daughter of an old house, and a family that comes with a curse...


Tim Waggoner

Sharp as Night

Nov 16, 2018 · 1,231 words (5 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy Horror Love Strange

Dark erotica


James Van Pelt

Shark Attack: a Love Story

Nov 16, 2018 · 2,434 words (9 minutes)

Fantasy Love Strange

When I wrote this piece, many of my friends were academic/literary. They were interested in the metaphorical meanings in the story. They didn't believe me when I told them it was just a childhood fantasy of mine transplanted into the adult world. Sometimes a shark is just a shark. JVP


Andrew Seddon

The Ghost Dog of Stockton Bridge

Nov 12, 2018 · 3,006 words (11 minutes)

Love Strange

"The Ghost Dog of Stockton Bridge" is the lead story in my new collection "In Death Survive" - fourteen tales of post-mortem existence. It's a ghost story, a story of loss and love, an animal-friendly story, with a touch of humor. It was published initially by the Thema Literary Society in 2016.


Clint Smith


Nov 7, 2018 · 6,218 words (23 minutes)

Literary Fiction Love Strange


Mary Anne Mohanraj

Lakshmi's Diary

Nov 5, 2018 · 5,608 words (21 minutes)

Literary Fiction Love


Mary Anne Mohanraj

The Marrying Kind

Nov 5, 2018 · 3,996 words (15 minutes)

Literary Fiction Love

An erotic short ... but a love story, all the same.


Michelle Lane

A Marriage Made in Hell: The Courtship of Nora Fagan: Chapter 1

Nov 5, 2018 · 2,818 words (11 minutes)

Fantasy Horror Love Strange

The year is 1931, and Eleanora Fagan is celebrating her thirteenth birthday. Like most girls her age, she’s started thinking about boys and dating but it’s not up to her to decide who she’ll marry. On Nora’s one-hundredth birthday she will marry a demon, Azazel, and their union will prevent the Apocalypse.