A strange man finds his way into a small town. Love ensues, but he isn't what he seems. 3500 words.
On a beautiful, cloudless morning, James deals with crushing requests from his beautiful wife, Mary. Fighting to save his family and the undying love he has, tragedy will confront everything he knows.
A servant boy learns a bit of alchemy on his own for fun and profit, though not without getting into trouble for inadvertently poisoning a town. Young adult reading level, over 10,000 words.
Very short story about a junkie counting dead bodies.
This is the only non-fiction I've ever written and deals with the inability to deal with emotions and life in general. About 1500 words
A late night board meeting proves deadly for the world.
A boy with downs syndrome struggles to fit in at a mainstream school only to find his biggest obstacle is at home.
this is a short story i wrote for the clevenger class earlier in the year. it's all true.
This is a short story (a little over 7,000 words) about guy living in a dystopian America who inadvertently meets up with a genetically-designed slave called a "cog."
I have always wondered what the lives of our modern day rulers must be like. A glimpse into the richest .0001% in other words, The Man.
An old urban legend and a God complex meet with painful consequences.
The moral of the story is don't do drugs, but if you do do it with close friends in a nice comfy leather recliner.
Mark can't help it, but something terrible happens when someone is mean to him. Another kid his age has just disappeared, and Mark's story is hard to believe.
A short story about loneliness and the need to be heard. Revolutionary Russia, Two Russian men head home after a long day of work and a bitter conversation ensues.
Struggling with his inability to control the fates of his girlfriend and their baby, Derek comes to see that he can do right by his loved ones through defeating his addictions and using death to live.
Short about a woman who loses someone she didn't think she loved until he was gone.
A short story about a young man in love with his older brother's girlfriend where overarching religious values and questioning shape a mysterious scene of dual murder set in a desolate small town.
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Short story about a depressed man reluctantly vacationing in the Caribbean.
A curious teenager finds ways to pass the boring moments in a pleasurable way with drastic consequences
An action-flick obsessed boy's quest to get on the internet while his parents are away at church.
A young girl notices a string of lights tracking across the sky and begins to follow them. They lead her beyond the edge of her world; across a sea; and, eventually, to the place where the lights go.
This story is about Jacob, a reporter who stumbles onto a major scandal involving a friend of his. He then has to decide whether to write the story and help his career or protect his friend.
A simple and honest story about me as a child, staying away from home and understanding for the first time the power love has over me. 1337 words.
Herbert Smoot of Alabama takes on a mysterious Russian oligarch who wields dark powers against him.
Early 80s adolescents in a car are up to some stupid.