A short story I've been working on for a few months, or the skeleton of the story at least. A tale about the misadventures of an older brother trying to protect his sister during a visit to Colorado.
In the aftermath of an apocalyptic event, a man roams the country with a band of survivors. What little sense of community and he had developed is undercut when the group encounters a celebrity.
I'm trying to see if this is even engaging. I guess I'm feeling a little writer's block. This is my first submission, and I'm not certain if unfinished ideas are welcome, but here we are.
A mage for hire travels to a remote northern village in order to address an infestation of shape-shifting kobolds, but she discovers that they are part of a larger, evil plot laid by a blood mage.
A young father makes a startling discovery about his infant son.
A short autobiographical story.
a fractured relationship. a couple unable to communicate. mirrors.
With two weeks left on his sentence, a young inmate makes his escape only to turn himself in the next day. Was it for love? Money? Kicks? No one knows until he is released six months later.
A retired colonel, writing his memoirs at the beach, saves a young woman from drowning.
A teenage kid suffers a medical emergency in front of his geometry class and crush. When he wakes up at the hospital, he learns his body is stranger and more powerful than he ever imagined.
Steven J. Shander
A rough short about some people who go to the movies and play video games and listen to good music. Pop culture. Going to be 20 pages now only 4.
A girl struggles with balancing loyalty to family and community but gets caught up in her Uncle's vendettas and vanity in wartime Italy.
A man wakes up on a crashing spaceship to find that he's flown into heaven. He believes he will have all of his wildest fantasies fulfilled, but things don't turn out the way he planned.
Tom was a financially broken man whose life turned upside down after knowing the true nature of the house on the Lynch Street and things happened there.
We have all had tough days, some more than others. Nothing is harder than breaking a bad habit or routine when it comes to bringing normalcy in our daily life.
Kids on the streets having dangerous fun.
"It's always fun to get bullied by dad".
Former/current Det. Ray seeks revenge on the people responsible for assaulting his wife. Suzy, Ray's partner, helps him.
A dormant force awakens at a small-town construction site, and a boy struggles to process its grip on his best friend.
The disintegration of a couple's relationship while they travel through the galaxies.
An aging cold case detective tries to solve a 20 year old child abduction case. His investigation takes him to the plains of Wisconsin, where a retired county sheriff may hold the key to solving it.
Willow, an apprentice in a very specific type of magic, flees a mob to the safety of the most dangerous entity in her woods.
A young pastor in between jobs travels to Thailand where his repressed interest in Buddhism and yoga can bloom.
This is a comedic story I wrote quite a while ago about a man and his banjo. The voice is very southern (US) and may not appeal to some readers... I'm not sure.
In a city surrounded by water, a census worker takes it upon himself to find out why the human stoppers have abandoned their post when the Great Dam is leaking through its holes more than ever.