Sort by:
Filter by:

Found 10 works tagged 'weird fiction'.

Data?1536286936
Featured December 5, 2020

Free

Fiction

Rebecca Campbell

We Love the Store

Published Dec 4, 2020 · 3,191 words (12 minutes) · 6 likes · 823 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction weird fiction small town family biography ghosts

The Store is full of the odds and ends you can’t get at a suburban megamart, like creamed corn dating from the Bush era, spectral figures, and your long-lost hopes and dreams.

Rebecca Campbell writes weird fiction, often about the islands and woods on the west coast of Canada. Her work has appeared in F&SF, Clarkesworld, and Shimmer, among others, and has been shortlisted for the Sunburst Award.

Free

Data?1536286936
Featured July 16, 2020

Free

Fiction

Rebecca Campbell

Deep Water

Published Jul 10, 2020 · 2,481 words (10 minutes) · 5 likes · 758 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction children ocean magic realist weird fiction

A scar on her ankle. Something strange about his eyes. Nothing’s been quite the same since that childhood afternoon at the lake, when something emerged from the water. If only they could remember what it was.

Rebecca Campbell writes weird fiction, often about the islands and woods on the west coast of Canada. Her work has appeared in F&SF, Clarkesworld, and Shimmer, among others, and been shortlisted for the Sunburst Award.

Free

Data?1579019665

Free

Fiction

Jennifer R. Povey

Water Demons

Published May 28, 2020 · 3,283 words (12 minutes) · 348 views

Fantasy steampunk weird fiction

My brain said "Steampunk fish golems." I argued with it for a while, but could not get away from steampunk fish golems. One day I'll revisit Constance. She's a cool character.

Free

Data?1621362743

Free

Fiction

Michael McCormick

DNA Tetragrammaton

Published Nov 19, 2019 · 112 words (1 minute) · 658 views

Literary Fiction recipe weird fiction prose poetry poetry cryptofiction

A cryptic piece I published almost twenty years ago that still has readers stumped (including me!) but it's weirdly compelling. Is it a poem? A story? A koan? A sinister recipe for disaster??

Free

A ball of energy with electricity beaming all over the place.
Data?1572984267

Free

Fiction

Jordan Kurella

Paradox for Lost Causes

Published Nov 5, 2019 · 3,864 words (15 minutes) · 996 views

Science Fiction time travel weird fiction

Lovelorn Z has the time travel opportunity of a lifetime, so they're using their 10 trips back in time to win back the heart of their girlfriend Una, who left them after an epic fight on New Year's Eve, 2022. However, time travel mixes up Z's memory, and time itself becomes jumbled up.

Free

Data?1608087896

$1.00

Fiction

KJ Kabza

Ghost Town

Published Aug 17, 2019 · 98 words (1 minute)

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction flash fiction ghost stories slipstream weird surreal ghosts weird fiction

People aren't the only entities that leave ghosts behind.

$1.00

Data?1572984267

Free

Post

Jordan Kurella

New Work Up!!

Published Aug 10, 2019 · 164 words (1 minute) · 2 likes · 367 views

writing life mental health workers helen of sorrows social work weird fiction writing writing process

Free

Data?1572984267

Free

Fiction

Jordan Kurella

Helen of Sorrows

Published Aug 10, 2019 · 3,877 words (15 minutes) · 538 views

Horror mental health workers weird fiction social worker marriage tw: murder skeleton tw: assisted suicide gardening psychiatry mental health

Helen is a psychiatrist, grieving the loss of her husband. But when she finds his skeleton in a sinkhole in her back yard, the grief becomes complicated, and things that once made sense, stop making sense entirely.

Free

Gnarled forest trees
Data?1608087896

$1.00

Fiction

KJ Kabza

Neighbors: A Definitive Odyssey

Published Jul 18, 2019 · 7,502 words (28 minutes)

Fantasy Literary Fiction slipstream weird surreal puns weird fiction

Joystick lives in Joy House, that big sprawling definition on pages 635 and 636 in the dictionary. When a new word--J/psi particle--moves in next door, Joystick is eager to make friends and introduce himself. But as Joystick learns, J/psi particles are fundamentally unstable, and his new friend doesn't have long to live. Can Joystick muster the powers of his other friends' definitions to find a way to forestall J/psi's death?

$1.00

Data?1541641850

Free

Fiction

Logan Noble

Abnormality at Z33.1

Published Mar 7, 2019 · 868 words (4 minutes) · 1063 views

Horror Science Fiction Cosmic weird fiction space Sci-Fi Horror Lovecraft Lovecraftian creepy

U.S. Corp Station Z33.1 is the last inhabited station in explored space. Doctor Kent Warner has spent four years aboard, researching a strange abnormality... These are his conclusions.

Free

This image shows part of the Milky Way viewed from Tofino in British Columbia. Total exposure of 210 seconds with image stacking and dark frames. The Andromeda galaxy can just be seen on the lower left edge. The bright star in the upper centre is Deneb, in the Cygnus constellation. Just below it you can see the red glow of the North American and the Pelican nebulas. To Deneb’s right the Inchworm Cluster is visible. The bright star well over to Deneb’s left is the Garnet Star and next to it the Elephant’s Trunk nebula can be seen.