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Featured February 13, 2019

Fonda Lee

Universal Print

Feb 7, 2019 · 3,467 words (13 minutes) · 10 likes

Science Fiction

Two wayward deliverymen stuck on a backwater planet with their cargo of printers and contraband. This might be the end of a questionable friendship.

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Featured February 6, 2019

John Wiswell

Wet

Feb 6, 2019 · 2,146 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes

Fantasy Horror Humor Strange

The unlikely friendship between a confused ghost and an immortal. They are the cure for each other's loneliness. But the greatest gift would be to help the ghost move on - something the immortal can never do.

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Featured January 30, 2019

Grayson Bray Morris

Brightcheeks and Brokenhand

Jan 28, 2019 · 7,004 words (26 minutes) · 4 likes

Fantasy

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Featured January 23, 2019

LaShawn M. Wanak

21 Steps to Enlightenment (Minus One)

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,835 words (14 minutes) · 8 likes

Fantasy

When a spiral staircase appears in front of you, don't panic. But know that if you place your feet on that first step, it shows commitment. You can't go back. You can only go up and up and up until you reach the very top.

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Featured January 16, 2019

Curtis C. Chen

Somebody's Daughter

Jan 15, 2019 · 13,367 words (49 minutes) · 4 likes

Mystery Science Fiction

Not too many years from now, New York City police detectives Jake and Andy catch a very personal case--and in a world where organized crime has taken advantage of legalized human cloning, family secrets take on a whole new meaning. But how far are Jake and Andy willing to bend the rules in order to uncover the truth?

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Featured January 9, 2019

Shira Lipkin

Never Chose This Way

Jan 9, 2019 · 1,550 words (6 minutes) · 8 likes

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction Science Fiction Strange

1. What makes you a monster? 2. Who made you a monster? 3. Who told you you were a monster? 4. What is a monster?

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Featured January 3, 2019

Barbara Krasnoff

First Class

Jan 1, 2019 · 6,276 words (23 minutes) · 2 likes

Science Fiction

A retired woman finds herself stranded on an unknown planet where she makes some interesting friends.

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Featured December 25, 2018

Renee Carter Hall

The Gingerbread Reindeer

Dec 4, 2018 · 3,067 words (12 minutes) · 3 likes

Fantasy

When Santa finds himself one reindeer short for the Christmas run, the frost-elf Boreas enchants a replacement. But there's more than elf-magic being worked, and when an ancient foe threatens them all, the gingerbread reindeer finds he's made of more than just flour and sugar.

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Featured December 20, 2018

Yaroslav Barsukov

Memory is a Rumor

Dec 18, 2018 · 2,631 words (10 minutes) · 7 likes

Literary Fiction Science Fiction

A child is about to undergo an irreversible medical procedure, but the doctor seems intent on trying to change the parents' minds.

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Featured December 13, 2018

Paul Alex Gray

Celebrity Management and Global Brand Representation Proposal for Medusa

Dec 7, 2018 · 933 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes

Humor

Every agent wants the biggest client, and they don't come much bigger than Medusa! Will she accept this pitch?

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