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Angel Leigh McCoy

Creating Belle

Feb 7, 2019 · 3,670 words (14 minutes)


A talented art student living in Paris attempts to ease his loneliness by creating the perfect woman, in marble. When his own creation begins to whisper to him at night, he finds her a seductive muse who is likely to lead him down a path from which he cannot return.

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John Paul Fitch

The Album

Feb 7, 2019 · 3,553 words (13 minutes) · 1 like


A grieving mother finds a strange antique photo album at a jumble sale.

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L.S. Johnson


Feb 7, 2019 · 3,898 words (15 minutes) · 1 like

Literary Fiction

For many months, this story existed on my computer as "Mrs. Dalloway, red in tooth and claw."


Alan Baxter


Feb 6, 2019 · 1,036 words (4 minutes)

Fantasy Horror Strange

This was a short horror story originally published at Daily Science Fiction. It was a finalist for the Best Short Story in the 2014 Australian Shadows Awards.


David Perlmutter

"Slim Slow Slider"

Feb 6, 2019 · 3,132 words (12 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

She is a doctor as committed as any other. Only her background, and her mission, are alien...


Charlotte Platt

Neither Fishing nor Mending Nets chapter 5

Feb 6, 2019 · 1,330 words (5 minutes)

Humor Literary Fiction

Another meeting at the beach! This is chapter five of a larger work, which deals with a disabled young woman in a rural community and the people she comes to know once she leaves home. This will update fortnightly.


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John Wiswell


Feb 6, 2019 · 2,146 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes

Fantasy Horror Humor Strange

The unlikely friendship between a confused ghost and an immortal. They are the cure for each other's loneliness. But the greatest gift would be to help the ghost move on - something the immortal can never do.

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Alex Isle

Mary Bennet and the Irish Professor

Feb 6, 2019 · 7,252 words (27 minutes) · 2 likes

Science Fiction Historical

Mary Bennet's sisters aspired to romance and marriage, but Mary herself had other plans.

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S. N. Arly

Der Erlkönig

Feb 6, 2019 · 2,659 words (10 minutes)


Short story (2700 words) – In the shadows of Schwartzwald, the Black Forest, lived a powerful king known as Erlkönig, King of Alder. He stood over seven feet in height and was easily as majestic as any tree in his domain. His robe was the blue-gray color of mist. On his head he wore a crown of leaves, of a kind never found on any tree, perpetually held in the bright tints of autumn.


KJ Kabza

Billions of Stars

Feb 6, 2019 · 504 words (2 minutes)