Jonathan Redmeyer is a writer who can't finish his story. He finally gets his inspiration, but not in the way he'd hoped.
Dr. Sam St. Clair is a respected paleontologist in the 24th century. He's excavating a site of 22nd cent. people on Earth, and he comes across the gruesome yet poignant way these people disappeared.
August K. Brinton
A dreamy and lyrical short story about terror in three forms.
A sick man is dismayed by the good health surrounding him.
A spirit wanders the earth, waiting for another chance to be human.
A young officer in the Interplanetary Guard of Carnathia is sent to the trial of an alien soldier of fortune, who stands accused of murdering a tyrannical president.
A college student struggles to get across campus to support his unlikely friend.
Bouncer Paul Marshall does a job for the local crime boss. He learns this job isn't what he thought.
A narrative short, told in the first person, that details how a man's fetish for his neighbors led him to the brink of death and then on to stardom.
Noir tale about a couple of grifters and a high dollar mark.
This is a story about a man obsessed with chatting with girls online. It is a black comedy.
Edgar lives in a peaceful city filled with peaceful people, all digitally synced together by their "u-links". Nothing interupts their banal routines, except the lurking predators known as "Succrum."
1,600 words Some things are easier than others to steal
A short story about watching a friend recover from losing his legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan.
A young woman longs to remake herself and finds solace in a small town until a surprising discovery forces her to think about her choices.
The wonder of human experience on a late Friday afternoon.
In a world kind of like our own, a war has just ended and the good guys won. Did it do any good? Theo and his small rebel force struggle to find their place when winning isn't what they expected.
Dean hires a prostitute possessing a very special talent.
Two zombie enthusiasts struggle to determine if their city is succumbing to crime and poverty or witnessing the first signs of an impending apocalypse.
A traveller's account of his visit to a remote unexplored country, only to find it plagued by the disappearance of it's fabled bird population.
Eight years after fleeing underground to escape a biological apocalypse, Issac must sent a message to his sister, who was chosen to live above.
Jose F. Diaz
Jamie is the air you will breathe in this short story. Sarah, the mother, raises her child the best way she can and things don't always turn out the way you want. There is much more going on.
Tragedy strikes at the library-- what's Jean really made of?
Rob D Young
Falling somewhere in the "literary fiction" and "lyric prose" categories, this piece is an attempt to tell a gritty, challenging love story in a short space.
This is a piece about a waiter who grows disgruntled with his more problematic customers. Through a chance encounter his revenge transforms from petty theft to a more sinister nature.