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 Ratingsort icon Comments
The Sleepover Matt Ty June 9, 2014
8
Midnight, Said Right joshryan June 30, 2014
7
The Mission roberto June 29, 2014
9
Character Assassination Simon McCullagh June 22, 2014
11
Forgotten Pink Ashley Sevier June 30, 2014
6
Trouble cubed Nic Martin_2 June 30, 2014
7
THE DESIRE CARD Lee Matthew Goldberg June 23, 2014
6
Bianca's Theory. Vicki Anne Griffin June 5, 2014
9
Mabel's Suitcase Daniel Culver June 18, 2014
7
Lost Passage Josh Bass June 2, 2014
6
Last Stop, Hell! pgreenbergcrime June 6, 2014
8
Nurturing Nature and the Pitfalls of Paint Rachel Osborne June 30, 2014
6
Shadows and Light-A Ballard Tale Andrew Scorah June 13, 2014
5
The Sinister Streets of Briston James LeVan June 29, 2014
4
Junkyard Blues Devanshu Mishra June 30, 2014
4
A Man jay777 June 30, 2014
6
Thieves' Highway Nick Porisch June 10, 2014
9
Somnambulism Morrisonleary June 26, 2014
7
The Majestic Job cnordlum June 17, 2014
4
Narcissus Jason Van Horn June 25, 2014
5
Break-Thru! Carmine Raimondi July 1, 2014
8
What Lola Wants roberto June 25, 2014
6
The Demons That Fill You with Fear. coded June 30, 2014
10
Silent Entry EscherTO July 1, 2014
10
Relying on the midnight tides. Ashkandas June 13, 2014
8