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Found 10 stories and posts tagged 'ghosts'.



Carrie Vaughn

In Time

Published May 1, 2019 · 1,605 words (6 minutes) · 3 likes · 178 views

Fantasy Historical dogs ghosts Emily Dickinson

This is a story about the poet Emily Dickinson and her dog, Carlo.

What do I smell?
Featured April 24, 2019


Vanessa Fogg


Published Apr 19, 2019 · 4,059 words (15 minutes) · 6 likes · 486 views

Fantasy ghosts urban fantasy dark fiction quiet and eerie

A woman in a foreign country encounters a ghost. A quiet story about various kinds of darkness.



KJ Kabza


Published Apr 16, 2019 · 3,744 words (14 minutes) · 1 view

Horror ghosts mental illness campy

Craig is stuck—in a small town, in a crappy fast-food job, and on the night shift. But at least he’s managed to make one work friend, a high school pothead named Tommy who repeats sick rumors and tells eerie ghost stories, and at least his new meds are keeping his hallucinations in check. Until the rustling begins.



Stephen Dedman


Published Mar 19, 2019 · 3,833 words (14 minutes) · 2 likes · 154 views

Fantasy Science Fiction ghosts urban fantasy Hamlet

"Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" This time, though, it's the wall between this world and the afterlife. My second sale to F&Sf, inspired by the Killeen Massacre.



S. Kay Nash

Litany for the Departed

Published Mar 8, 2019 · 1,572 words (6 minutes) · 53 views

Horror ghosts memory Grief Posession Devotion

In a city where the underground Metro line crosses paths with the River Styx, a mother tries to suffer for her sins, while her daughter carries the baggage. There are many intersections on this line, between madness and ghosts, memory and hallucination, love and fanatical devotion. CW: mental illness, grief, suicide

Story of Solitary


Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis

The Game of Games

Published Feb 2, 2019 · 3,999 words (15 minutes) · 171 views

Fantasy Horror Mystery Strange magical gambling deck of many things tarot ghosts deal with the devil pirates

In the game of games you might win anything from wealth to godhood, but the wise consider what they might lose.



KJ Kabza

All Souls Proceed

Published Apr 18, 2018 · 700 words (3 minutes) · 294 views

Fantasy Horror Strange ghosts flash fiction death rebirth

When a boy’s skull is crushed beneath a truck, a ghost bike appears at the nearby roadside in memoriam. But not even memorials can mourn forever.



Renee Carter Hall

The Spirit of Pinetop Inn

Published Mar 9, 2018 · 1,830 words (7 minutes) · 189 views

Fantasy Humor ghosts contemporary

Hoping to improve business at their struggling bed and breakfast, Emma and Tom interview potential ghosts for hire, but finding the right fit is more difficult than they anticipated...

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Amy Sisson


Published Mar 8, 2018 · 1,964 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 319 views

Fantasy Love ghosts

When an unmarried Chinese daughter dies too soon, her parents may follow the tradition of minghun, or arrangement of an afterlife marriage. But what if that daughter doesn't want a husband, even in death?

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long exposure couple
Featured November 2, 2017


Benjamin C. Kinney

The First Confirmed Case of Non-Corporeal Recursion: Patient Anita R.

Published Sep 17, 2017 · 3,443 words (13 minutes) · 5 likes · 503 views

Fantasy ghosts ghost stories ghost science

The ghost manifests, reenacts the scene of their death, and fades again into the ether. Encountering a ghost might be frightening, but that terror is nothing compared to the experience of being the ghost.

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