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J.R.H. Lawless

The Terroir From Beyond Space

Published May 21, 2019 · 4,058 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 10 views

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In this early short story, originally published in the Ouen Press 2018 Short Story Competition Anthology, what starts out as a deep Solar System explorer's guide to food in space gradually turns into something more dire.

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Kátia Bandeira de Mello-Gerlach

The Fate of Anton Chekhov's Ashtray

Published Apr 6, 2019 · 2,019 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes · 190 views

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In search of Chekhov's ashtray, one finds more than a story.

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C. Jai Ferry

"Skeleton Dance" excerpt

Published Mar 8, 2019 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 58 views

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"My grandmother wanted to kill me..." So begins a dark and disturbing look into a one young girl’s perseverance in surviving the eccentricities of her grandmother.

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Jen Knox

Our Sky, the Ocean

Published Dec 19, 2018 · 735 words (3 minutes) · 162 views

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Two sisters learn to see the world in new ways.

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Garrett Croker

The Shopping Cart Apocalypse

Published Nov 3, 2018 · 4,646 words (17 minutes) · 4 likes · 147 views

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Eli's stuck in a dead-end job managing the parking lot at the local big box department store. Wrangling shopping carts is not the safest job in the world when the carts seem to have a mind of their own, not to mention a taste for blood. But it's better than nothing.

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Jen Knox

Gather the Ingredients

Published Oct 10, 2018 · 5,838 words (22 minutes) · 239 views

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Featured September 18, 2018
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Garrett Croker

The Adventures of Zombiegirl

Published Jul 20, 2018 · 5,805 words (22 minutes) · 3 likes · 259 views

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Following the initial chaos of the zombie apocalypse, the living have resettled wherever it is too warm or cold for the undead to decompose in comfort. Latisha James is a member of a new trans-national community, rediscovering hope in a world that stopped just short of having none. In this new world, even a trip to the grocery store can be a hazard, but Latisha and her found family still find ways to live their everyday lives. Even when things go wrong.

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Featured May 24, 2018