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Laura Anne Gilman

First Dance

Published Sep 8, 2019 · 2,368 words (9 minutes) · 1 view

Fantasy Literary Fiction Historical revenge Magical Realism coming of age

A young woman faces her past, and the angel who cost her everything.

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James Van Pelt

No Small Change

Published Sep 5, 2019 · 1,877 words (7 minutes) · 99 views

Fantasy coming of age super powers

Everyone has a superpower. It might not be something amazing like flying or x-ray vision, but the powers are there just the same. Some people spend their entire lives trying to find their power, while the two friends in this story find theirs in a Dairy Queen.

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Shot with my Oneplus phone attach with Lensbong (from Indonesia).
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Claire Humphrey

Good People

Published Aug 15, 2019 · 5,061 words (19 minutes) · 98 views

Literary Fiction coming of age bipolar disorder drug use everyone sucks

If you've ever wondered what I was doing before I started writing speculative fiction, now you can find out. This was one of my earliest stories, written when I was still in school. If you knew me then? This isn't how it happened.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Signor Pietro's Pigeon

Published Jul 30, 2019 · 2,950 words (11 minutes) · 1 view

Historical coming of age 18th century prizewinning Yorkshire

A young boy learns a lesson when he tries to secure his pigeon fame and fortune at the grand opening of Halifax Piece Hall in 1779. Shortlisted in the HWA/Dorothy Dunnet Short Story Competition 2017.

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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Thlush-A-Lum

Published May 29, 2019 · 1,030 words (4 minutes) · 237 views

Horror losing a child childhood Bugs insects coming of age metamorphosis cartilage

Markella’s earliest memories are of the sounds outside her window. At hours when no men moved, rustling branches and shuffling grass woke her. A beating pulse like slower, fleshier helicopter blades banished sleep: thlush-a-lum thlush-a-lum.

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2010 was a boon year for these butterflies in my garden. I had a dozen chrysalis in all manner of morphs at any one time. In this image you can see the new green chrysalis coloration, one that’s about ready to emerge (the clear one), and a butterfly that’s already come out. They will hang for hours and dry their wings and are, in fact, quite fragile.