Short Stories

Short Story – The Better to See You With (By Midu Hadi)

The Better to See You With By Midu Hadi Chapter 1 The ophthalmologist plucked the nictitating membrane off the petri dish with a pair of forceps. Syd moved it around a bit until she found the right place for it ...
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Short Story (By Rachel Tucker)

I sat on the park bench watching my niece as she guarded her 4 year old son who clambered like a monkey over the jungle gym. Happy shouts and laughter filled the air and I found myself transported back to ...
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Story / Manuscript – Pearlman (By David Russell)

Pearlman is a mythological fantasy and time travel themed story by David Russell. You can read the story within the embedded PDF viewer, or you can download the PDF to your device for offline reading. You can also print it ...
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Short Story – Life’s Riverbed (By Haidji)

Life’s Riverbed Square Table. 2 persons, 4 places. One for the handbags; one empty place. The plate was in front of Sophie. Marianne was sitting in front of her, speaking so much that Sophie could not hear it anymore: “Why ...
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Short Fiction – The Camp (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

The Camp By, Melissa R. Mendelson White snow clung to metal, begging for escape.  Its watery fingers traced the barb wire.  Cold tears fell, circling and plummeting to the ground, eaten by oblivion.  A glimpse of sunlight tried to catch ...
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Short Fiction – The Girl In The Window (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

The Girl In The Window by, Melissa R. Mendelson I first noticed her one night before dark.  She hovered in front of the window, staring outward.  At first, I thought that she was staring at me, but she wasn’t.  It ...
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Short Fiction – Angel In the Drive Thru (By Lynn Long)

I think an angel might be working the drive thru window of my local McDonald's.  I'm not for sure, but I've had my suspensions now for some time. One might wonder,"why I feel this way?" I question the feeling myself, ...
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Short Story – Older Days (By Nathan Young)

Older Days I do not like this, and I miss the older days. Back then was good. I remember so much from back then. I had gone to London (I forget now why but I do remember the important things ...
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Short Fiction – Crush on a masterpiece (By Sunil Sharma)

Crush on a masterpiece ---Sunil Sharma What happens, if you get a crush on a European masterpiece? Plenty of fast-paced action, totally strange! Any doubts, please check with young Varun, the guy that got sucked into a series of bizarre ...
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Short Fiction – The Dragon and the Wolf (By Lynn Long)

Once, not so long ago, there was a very sad dragon who spent all her lonely days deep in slumber within her cave. She ventured outside only to wish upon the sparkling white lights that filled an ebony sky. There, ...
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