Found 1271 stories.
Feb 9, 2019 · 1,147 words (5 minutes)
Bill is old enough, now, to make his own way in life -- and yet he still hasn't decided whom to sue! His parents are getting impatient with his indecision. How else does one make money? It will take some creative thinking to figure this one out.
Feb 9, 2019 · 7,436 words (28 minutes) · 2 likes
Although school districts beg the voters for money to buy computers or to replace crumbling buildings or to implement new testing programs, everyone knows that nothing is better for kids than a good teacher. What if technology discovered a way to put a perfect teacher in every classroom? What is a perfect teacher?
Feb 8, 2019 · 1,308 words (5 minutes)
A detective struggling to make ends meet. A girl they call the Golden Goose. In a city run by a powerful mobster, nobody wants to play the hero. Private investigator Charlie Madison just wants to pay the rent. When a little girl goes missing...
Feb 7, 2019 · 1,338 words (5 minutes)
I was a successful speechwriter because I knew how to paint word pictures, and because I could write in the voice of the person who was going to give the speech. As I wrote, I could hear the speaker's voice in my head. Back in 2003, I decided to write a story in the inimitable voice of one of the 20th century's great speech-makers. I sold it to the late and undeniably great Gardner Dozois, who was then editing Asimov's SF Magazine.
Feb 7, 2019 · 2,842 words (11 minutes) · 1 like
A distraught mother of a runaway teen visits her great-aunts’ at their decaying summer cottage. The great-aunts reveal magical talents and disturbing family secrets, tempting Ellie with glimpses of what her life might have been — and could be.