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Found 20 stories and posts tagged 'Magical Realism'.



Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

The Resident

Published May 22, 2019 · 2,264 words (9 minutes) · 1 like · 18 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Magical Realism haunted house Baen

This is another tale that appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. Most of the story was from a vivid dream that stopped just a few paragraphs shy of the end. It was as if the Writing Muses had designed a test in which I must choose whether the story I was telling was humor or horror. Me, being me, I opted for both. It's about an estate agent and a "haunted" house.



Megan Lee Beals

A Very Long Denouement

Published May 21, 2019 · 514 words (2 minutes) · 27 views

Magical Realism spiders vignette cozy horror

A Very Long Denouement is an ongoing series of low-conflict vignettes in a magical realist setting.

Little denouement black


Grayson Bray Morris

Girl, Woman, Gull, Sea

Published May 10, 2019 · 812 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 33 views

Literary Fiction Magical Realism self-discovery healing



Rachele Gabriel


Published May 2, 2019 · 8,466 words (31 minutes) · 5 likes · 205 views

Fantasy Horror Romance Nosleep Magical Realism dark fantasy nsfw

After his fiancee commits suicide, a young man goes to horrific lengths to resurrect her.

Climbing up from ocean


Aidan Moher

The Colour of the Sky on the Day the World Ended

Published May 2, 2019 · 673 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 87 views

Fantasy post-apocalpytic Magical Realism apocalyptic flash fiction Badass Women Young Protagonist

A young girl and her dog search their ash-covered island for treasure in the days following the world's end.

I poured the layered acrylic paint into a couple of separate paddles and let them melt.


Jessica Reisman

Our Lady of the Mantilla

Published Apr 25, 2019 · 4,628 words (17 minutes) · 173 views

Fantasy Humor Magical Realism urban fantasy

When the things haunting the books in the archive get loose, this team is on the case.

Silhouette of the dead


Sid Gustafson

How Wolf Became Dog

Published Apr 19, 2019 · 2,060 words (8 minutes) · 83 views

Literary Fiction Magical Realism Montana Wolf Native American

Nina took an interest in wolves as a young child. She grew up with her dog, Lick, and it was Lick who taught her a keen awareness regarding the nature of animals. Wolf and dog. How could two animals so alike live so differently, Nina wondered? Why did dogs prefer people, and wolves shy away from folk to roam the wilderness? Where did the path of dog and human meet? Where did the path of wolf and man part? When? Why?

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Sean Ferrell

Bodies at Rest

Published Apr 10, 2019 · 6,453 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 185 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction Magical Realism upmarket Calvino

When gravity fails, Isaac looks for what holds him.

Now Leaving the Surface


Tim McDaniel


Published Apr 9, 2019 · 2,056 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 53 views

Fantasy Love Magical Realism commitment chemical spill

Traffic is backed up -- there's been a spill of love on the highway.



Laura Anne Gilman


Published Apr 7, 2019 · 788 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 205 views

Fantasy Magical Realism magic cats short fiction familiars flash fiction

Originally published in the anthology FAMILIARS, edited by Denise Little, it was born out of hearing a man say that he would never date a woman who owned a cat....

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