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Alan Baxter

Declan's Plan

Published Mar 18, 2020 · 5,081 words (19 minutes) · 2 likes · 1024 views

Horror Science Fiction post-apocalyptic apocalyptic Australia

This story was the co-winner of the Wily Writers Short Story Contest in 2011. I'm reprinting it here for free as a bit of Australian post-apocalyptic fiction seems relevant right about now.

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James Van Pelt

Fine Dining in the Apocalypse

Published Feb 5, 2020 · 1,113 words (5 minutes) · 452 views

Science Fiction food apocalyptic apocalypse recipes

Throw a thousand people into the same situation, and you will have a thousand different experiences, even if that situation is the apocalypse. Be our guest, at the end of the world.

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James Van Pelt

The Lies

Published Aug 21, 2019 · 1,217 words (5 minutes) · 556 views

Horror Science Fiction epidemic pandemic apocalyptic

The magnificent short story writer, Bruce Holland Rogers, said that he wrote his award-winning tale, "The Dead Boy at Your Window," from a writing prompt. The prompt was, "Begin a story with a lie." I used that prompt for this short, apocalyptic piece.

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Aidan Moher

The Colour of the Sky on the Day the World Ended

Published May 2, 2019 · 673 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 761 views

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

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

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Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis

The Broken Karwaneer

Published Feb 2, 2019 · 7,284 words (27 minutes) · 733 views

Fantasy Horror magic trauma found family endurance Strange survival apocalyptic

A story of survival in a fantasy world coming apart at the seams.

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Garrett Croker

The Shopping Cart Apocalypse

Published Nov 3, 2018 · 4,646 words (17 minutes) · 4 likes · 907 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Eldritch apocalyptic supernatural short story Lovecraftian

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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Garrett Croker

The Adventures of Zombiegirl

Published Jul 20, 2018 · 5,805 words (22 minutes) · 3 likes · 953 views

Horror Science Fiction apocalyptic supernatural short story zombies near-future

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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