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Found 204 stories tagged 'Literary Fiction'.


M. Darusha Wehm

Love on the Wings of a Zephyr

Mar 20, 2019 · 646 words (3 minutes)

Fantasy Literary Fiction

The very edges of you brushed against me in the wind, your leaves touching my leaves. I’d never known you were even there.

low-angle photo of green-leafed tree under clear blue sky

Bob Brill

Lancer in New Orleans

Mar 19, 2019 · 189 words (1 minute) · 3 views

Literary Fiction Mystery Historical Secret service Geronimo Buckley US Military western US Army spy Jackson Square Lancer River boat new orleans

Lancer's latest adventure; to New Orleans.


Alma Alexander


Mar 15, 2019 · 6,169 words (23 minutes) · 3 likes · 56 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction myth legend history

How long does it take for something TRUE and CONTEMPORARY to become HISTORY... to become LEGEND... to become MYTH?


Joyce Reynolds-Ward


Mar 11, 2019 · 3,991 words (15 minutes) · 16 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction post-apocalypse River shapeshifting transformation journey

An older woman seeks transformation in order to help her people. But can she successfully complete her pilgrimage and join with the River? Originally published in Alma Alexander's anthology RIVER.

silhouette of trees

Irene Radford

Den of Iniquity

Mar 10, 2019 · 3,156 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 29 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction holidays Lilith Hellmouth parable

Lilith is one of those characters that is so multifaceted she can appear anywhere.


C. Jai Ferry

"Skeleton Dance" excerpt

Mar 8, 2019 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 15 views

Horror Literary Fiction dark short story family drama excerpt psychological

"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.


Edward Ashton

The Bird

Mar 8, 2019 · 3,412 words (13 minutes) · 2 likes · 37 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction

A story of love and loss and hard choices, and also a talking bird.


James Van Pelt

Happy Ending

Mar 8, 2019 · 4,927 words (18 minutes) · 24 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction metafiction

A creative writing teacher, a gifted but rebellious student, and an examination of which way the arrow of time points.


Michael McCormick

Book of Changes

Mar 6, 2019 · 1,447 words (6 minutes) · 27 views

Literary Fiction Hiroshima

The I Ching (Book of Changes) is an ancient Eastern oracle that reveals the future in hexagrams of six solid or broken lines. But sometimes the future is a terrible thing. (This story was first published in Japan 20 years ago.)

grayscale photography of woman standing near body of water

Irene Radford

Illegal Citizens

Mar 6, 2019 · 3,105 words (12 minutes) · 19 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction

First published in "More Alternative Truths" edited by Bob Brown and Phyllis Irene Radford, this story sprang from an as yet unfullfilled campaign promise. What is the true purpose of Mr. Trumps wall.

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