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Hayley Stone

Late Bloomer

Published Apr 26, 2019 · 977 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 273 views

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An old widow grapples with unexpected power after finding herself suddenly visited by magic.

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Aidan Moher

Grandmother Kills Massive River Drake After It Ate Her Goat

Published Feb 28, 2019 · 637 words (3 minutes) · 3 likes · 714 views

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When a river drake eats her goat, this grandma grabs her spear, and rediscovers the thrill of magic in her quest for vengeance.

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On my way back from work I had to stand for over an hour to capture the thunder strike.
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Laura Blackwell

Porcelain Skin

Published Dec 10, 2018 · 2,162 words (8 minutes) · 11 views

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Ruth is living out her retirement alone, and she feels the aloneness all the more when she receives a music box that belonged to a loved one...until she steps into the world the music box opens for her.

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Aidan Moher

On the Phone with Goblins

Published Feb 16, 2018 · 9,370 words (35 minutes) · 1722 views

Fantasy Humor Mystery Wizards Retired Wizards Older Protagonists time travel Sentient Books Family Boomball Harry Potter Meets the Golden Girls Goblins

Two wizards investigate a goblin-run phone scheme running amok at their retirement home in this mashup of Harry Potter and the Golden Girls.

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Shane Halbach

Her Path Lay Forward

Published Sep 22, 2017 · 1,287 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 425 views

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My children were looking at the scorecard of the excellent game Dixit, and they were debating about the character facing down the dragon in the picture. I overheard their discussion: “I think it’s an old woman,” said my daughter. “No,” said my son, “it must be a boy. An old woman can’t fight a dragon.” Not only CAN an old woman fight a dragon, but she may be the PERFECT person to fight a dragon!

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Laurie Tom

Even the Mountains Are Not Forever

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 3,431 words (13 minutes) · 8 likes · 808 views

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In “Even the Mountains Are Not Forever,” an aging icon to her people seeks a successor for her lonely role: carrying insight across generations in a life punctuated by cryosleeps. Laurie Tom is a Chinese American author living in southern California.

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