An artist, dismayed by criticisms of how derivative his work is, augments his arm to work with extra finesse. But he soon discovers that art is not only about the fineness of the strokes.
an American immigrant relives a traumatic escape - mass shooting involved...
A nightmare for two cops.
a tasty treat for the witchy witcherson sisters.
A single mother is dealing with the end of a significant relationship.
A high school couple find a preppers bunker while hunting in the woods. Inside is everything they could ever need to live together in peace... for all eternity.
Some people sell their souls long before they make a deal with the devil. A group of online predators find a deal too good to pass up and they soon realize they are in over their heads.
In the style of Jonathan Swifts "A Modest Proposal" but for the growing corporation.
Life and illness. Possibility and memory. A story that tries to bridge those opposing forces, in a place like seventh heaven, sort of.
A very dark, transgressive, absurd and horrific look at the spirit of Christmas, with lots of elements of bizarro.
sometimes bad things happen to good people
Schitzo Joe isn't appreciated at work, tormented by his wife, scammed by his therapist. Going to the dentist was the last straw. Fortunately, Joe has a unique perspective on how to solve his problems.
A series of vignettes loosely following the night of Jason and Julia (aside from the cuts to the counselor's office) as their paths somehow cross. Ultimately romantic.
Secret admiration in the world of pottery stores and public transportation.
An undercover journalist has infiltrated a cult in 1999 to weed out the truth behind accusations leveled at the cult's leader.
When Darlene's money runs out, she gets sucked into a seedy world to make sure her daughter keeps attending college.
From dinner date to being burned alive. There's something for everyone in The Poison of God.
There are many places in the world where it's a struggle to live. Acquiring food is hard when there's a warring gang fighting over your turf. And wait until you find out what the gills are...
A young woman learns to navigate the streets.
A day in the life of a drug dealer through the eyes of his many colorful clients
Jane is on her way to meet with a group that she believes might be able to help her take down Overwatch, the government that uses technology to control and suppress people.
A girl and her dog try their best to exist in a post-apoctalyptic wasteland
In this contemporary fantasy short story, Becca trades part of her life for the time her favorite dead author needs to complete his last novel.
A young woman is offered the chance to change her life by becoming a beast, but needs to meet someone who’ll accept her as she is before her beastliness becomes permanent.
Nick J Jones
High School is always difficult. Especially when you find yourself part of a pseudo-religious cult where worship is conducted through self-mutilation and intentional bad choices.