This Week's Hot Stories

Food for the Crow

Laura Keating
When Anuniaq was two weeks old her father’s murderer came to her home. When she was fourteen she set off to find them, and kill them. Not neo-noir, this is neolithic noir.

Always the Optimist

Bret Fowler
Three small time criminals travel the country, knocking over bars and staying a step ahead of the cops until a chance comes along for something that could change their lives. 

Nesting

Dino Parenti
Ever wonder what some people are thinking in line with you at the grocery store? Ever wonder what they do for a living, or if they're nice or not so nice? Here's a random sample for your...

A Christmas Story

Zack McCormack
A dark homage to a classic film, our protagonist struggles to cope with his past as constant thoughts of persecution accompany the holiday season. 

Last of the Cruiserweights

Erik Carl Son
After an ex-luchador and an orphan kill a dog, their night only gets worse. UPDATE: The next draft is up. Thank you all for your edits and insights. This is 4979 words and, after the contest, the...

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Titlesort icon Author Date Rating Comments
The Nick Nolte of Kenya Brandon D Chris... June 20, 2014
9
The Purge Chipped Gears June 13, 2014
16
The Quiet Detective madsmaddox June 2, 2014
60
The Ralph's on Third and Vermont Alec Cizak June 30, 2014
36
The Republican BIgoldbutter Sn... June 29, 2014
6
The Sharp End W.a. Warner June 4, 2014
19
The Sin Bin bryce.e.allen June 19, 2014
6
The Sinister Streets of Briston James LeVan June 29, 2014
4
The Sleepover Matt Ty June 9, 2014
8
The Sum of His Parts EC Crouse June 27, 2014
13
The Thaw Tim Hennessy June 19, 2014
17
The Troubles of the World jlowes June 21, 2014
10
The Untold Secrets of Success Now Revealed! Kip Casto July 1, 2014
18
The Wrong Hammer Liam Sweeny June 6, 2014
39
Thieves' Highway Nick Porisch June 10, 2014
9
Trouble cubed Nic Martin_2 June 30, 2014
7
Truth be told... tklepko June 29, 2014
6
Unlawful Designs DaJoHi June 11, 2014
15
Venus Virga Robert VanCleave June 4, 2014
22
Wartime Gareth Spark June 18, 2014
12
Welcome To Jacksonville DanielJamesCross June 11, 2014
11
West Village Corner Store Bistro Aaron King June 13, 2014
9
What Lola Wants roberto June 25, 2014
6
What the blue book says constkat June 2, 2014
8
Why We Can't Feed the Ducks in Winter FoxyLenz June 6, 2014
13