Found 54 stories tagged 'Historical'.
Mar 17, 2019 · 7,437 words (28 minutes) · 22 views
Modern children fear the monster in the closet and the creature under the bed. Victorian climbing boys have no closets and no beds. What do they fear? This story originally appeared in MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE as the cover story. Year later, I wrote a sequel to it. "The Soul Jar" appeared in a steampunk anthology called THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY, and I'll post it next week. Click LIKE or SUBSCRIBE. I can't do this without my fantastic readers!
Mar 17, 2019 · 9,220 words (34 minutes) · 9 views
This story is what happened when I read the Bible. Be afraid. Also, Endor refers to the Old Testament character the Sorceress of Endor, not the Star wars moon with the unbearable little furry creatures.
Mar 13, 2019 · 100 words (1 minute) · 6 views
It was probably the most Frustrating game in baseball history! It's left it's mark almost 60 years later.
Featured March 13, 2019
Mar 9, 2019 · 4,982 words (19 minutes) · 3 likes · 211 views
Aging bomoh Tok Kadir and his apprentice Saifan have been called in to deal with grisly deaths at a tin mining factory. The workers say it's an Orang Minyak, the fault of pretty foreigner Maria, but Orang Minyak are supernatural rapists, not murderers.
Mar 6, 2019 · 379 words (2 minutes) · 16 views
Willie Stargell's 2 Taters OUTTA Dodger Stadium - being there!
Mar 6, 2019 · 4,792 words (18 minutes)
2001 Induction at Cooperstown; the adventure of youth
Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 view
Originally published at Penumbra magazine, a Tangent online recommended read of 2013, later reprinted in Niteblade Magazine and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. *TRIGGER WARNING* During the Battle of Okinawa and the following occupation, 76 cases of rape were reported. Historians estimate hundreds more went unreported. This is a story about one woman's survival through metamorphosis.
Mar 5, 2019 · 5,899 words (22 minutes) · 36 views
I love collaborative writing--to me, it combines everything I love best about writing (creation, imagination, that indefinable spark) with everything I love best about editing (figuring out another creative person’s mind and working out how best to express it). Plus, it’s just fun to play together. This story was written for Gears and Levers Volume 1, from Sky Warrior, April 2012, and reprinted in my collection Eastlick and Other Stories, 2013.