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...

These Stories Need A Few Readers

There aren't any stories that are dying for attention right now. :(

All Submissions

Title Author Date Rating Comments
Last Stop, Hell! pgreenbergcrime June 6, 2014
8
How I Ended Up Out West Anonymous June 6, 2014
8
Bianca's Theory. Vicki Anne Griffin June 5, 2014
9
The Cost of Mean rkglinski June 5, 2014
7
Venus Virga Robert VanCleave June 4, 2014
22
Family Tradition TheKyleBTM June 4, 2014
17
A Shrouded Truth Geert Mostrey June 4, 2014
38
Heart Dan J. Fiore June 4, 2014
74
The Sharp End W.a. Warner June 4, 2014
19
Your Return Policy Joe P June 3, 2014
33
Apartment Hunters Pro patria mori June 3, 2014
7
Point and Shoot Grant Williams June 3, 2014
38
Landfill Nick Becher June 2, 2014
9
Cold Skies Ben Graves June 2, 2014
7
The Asshat Fund Todd Morr June 2, 2014
31
The Mole JKruse June 2, 2014
16
Lost Passage Josh Bass June 2, 2014
6
Mule big_old_dave June 2, 2014
29
Khoy Nhong Waiting For You mattlucas June 2, 2014
8
What the blue book says constkat June 2, 2014
8
Successful Losers jmacfee June 2, 2014
9
Freeloader CJ Edwards June 2, 2014
21
North of the River Adam Jenkins June 2, 2014
80
Joyride Nerval's Lobster June 2, 2014
21
Interim Jake E Sampson June 2, 2014
9