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Brian Burt

Soul or Eclipse

Apr 7, 2019 · 5,398 words (20 minutes) · 1 like · 55 views

Fantasy Horror dark fantasy aura spirit

The inner lights of the people of Munson were being eaten away by some primeval darkness. Only Lita Hoile could see it happening... but could she stop it?

During move-in week the solar eclipse passed over us. Experiencing it and being able to take photos of it was the adventure of a lifetime.

Laura Anne Gilman


Apr 7, 2019 · 788 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 179 views

Fantasy Magical Realism magic cats short fiction familiars flash fiction

Originally published in the anthology FAMILIARS, edited by Denise Little, it was born out of hearing a man say that he would never date a woman who owned a cat....

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Kátia Bandeira de Mello-Gerlach

The Fate of Anton Chekhov's Ashtray

Apr 6, 2019 · 2,019 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes · 154 views

Classic Literary Fiction Historical short story literary stories surrealism international literature

In search of Chekhov's ashtray, one finds more than a story.


Milo James Fowler

One Meal a Day

Apr 5, 2019 · 943 words (4 minutes) · 4 likes · 356 views

Humor Science Fiction

Best. Diet. Ever?


James Van Pelt

The Infodict

Apr 5, 2019 · 3,375 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 43 views

Science Fiction Romance data mining

They say that you can't know the mysteries of the heart, but that's only because you don't have enough data. If you had enough information, surely you could tell what someone else felt about you. If only you had access to all the information.

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M. E. Garber

Jack Spratt: The Real Story

Apr 5, 2019 · 1,168 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 41 views

Fantasy Humor fairy tale Fractured Fairy Tale

Oh the mash-up of fairy tales that are crammed into this explanation of the Jack Spratt nursery rhyme! Wicked and funny, this really isn't one for young children.

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Tempora Mutantur

Apr 5, 2019 · 989 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 31 views

Horror Humor Literary Fiction Satire Science Fiction Historical Poe Pastiche

About those rays on Lady Liberty's head...


Madeleine E. Robins


Apr 5, 2019 · 3,269 words (12 minutes) · 5 views

Fantasy parenting Frankenstein Mad science

Mary Shelley--a young mother dragged all over Europe in the wake of her poet husband--created a monster: Victor Frankenstein, who creates life and abandons it. But what if he'd stayed? How do you raise a very unusual child? It turns out: one day at a time.


Phoebe Barton

Where the Flock Wanders

Apr 5, 2019 · 3,549 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 68 views

Science Fiction