Ava
In: Short Story 2 reviews
An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
mindbat
In: Short Story 5 reviews
A family dispute at Christmas turns deadly.
Katarzyna
In: Short Story 2 reviews
A depressed door-to-door seller's day of life. He is trying to sell books in forgotten village in Poland.
Ralph Stefan
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Life for boomers in modern America.
mscherer
In: Short Story 4 reviews
Nikki Kanakis reminds herself daily that demons roam the earth. Demons that need to die. Demons like Milton Drummond. Her next target. Number fifteen. A record of sorts for a female assassin.
mindbat
In: Short Story 1 reviews
When her newly-invented time machine is stolen by a teacher, Julia faces a terrible choice.
thomascoaker
In: Short Story 2 reviews
A bipolar man that reads water meters struggles with a crazy dog named Gucci and a rattlesnake bite.
Chesney McDonald
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Margot is a master sommelier living in the angelic shadow of her detective brother Stephen. When Stephen needs her bloodhound nose to help solve a crime, she must decide who's side she's really on.
Jeffrey Vines
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A maniacal bird torments a man trying to get his job done.
cotypoynter
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Greg, a middle-aged professor, following the loss of his daughter and the failure of his marriage, relocates to a rented room in the countryside.
Dominik Hageback
In: Short Story 6 reviews
A paid memoirist takes a commission somewhere in the global South, to (ghost)write the autobiography of a man named Kroll. Writer and subject are doubles, ambiguously connected.
Yegwen
In: Short Story 8 reviews
What if one of the irreplaceble engineers in a matrian colony commits an unforgettable crime?
Glenn Mitchell
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A researcher collaborates with a prison warden to experiment on inmates. The warden fears being exposed by the leaking of information, but it's a different type of leak they should be worried about.
mindbat
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Julia thought her teacher would be *happy* she's invented a time machine.
Joe P
In: Short Story 3 reviews
An astronaut snaps and inadvertently kicks off a series of brutal murders, but no one really dies.
Brad
In: Short Story 3 reviews
At 7:50am every weekday morning the mute Calvin leaves the homeless mission and walks to the abandoned Tomorrow Technologies building. Today Helen finds out what's drawing him him there.
Oliver Oliver
In: Short Story 6 reviews
A husband's dirty secret is hurting his marriage and professional life.
mscherer
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A down and out TV evangelist receives a visit from an Alien who wants to meet Jesus Christ. E.T. meets Leap of Faith.
Yegwen
In: Short Story 5 reviews
This is a story of a bet gone bad.
Frase
In: Short Story 6 reviews
A successful businessman journeys to a hostel in an Indonesian jungle to repay his debt for twenty years of good fortune.
mscherer
In: Short Story 3 reviews
The Preeminent is a noir-like story that takes place well into a dystopian future where five families control everything and someone is out to eliminate one of them.
chris_diplacito
In: Short Story 5 reviews
A boy under the cancerous spell of his abusive father. A town under the deprived grip of misogyny and violence. Both stunted and silenced with fear.
mscherer
In: Short Story 2 reviews
Six decades after the Phaeton-Earther War a Phaeton survivor of Shackleton Crater, a lunar POW camp, suspects his dying friend of forty years was an Earther guard at that very camp.
Brad
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A horror-love story.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 4 reviews
How brief encounters with the people in his neighborhood inspire empathy in an elderly man.