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.
A story about the father/daughter relationship about a slutty daugther and the dad who just can't accept what she's become. Inspired by my teen past and Top Gear, because there's a car involved.
After having lost his wife and son in a car accident, Drew drives to his lake house where he plans to take his life...Until something terrifying happens to Drew that makes life worth living.
My reaction to Jared Lee Loughner’s shooting spree from January of this year.
When Manny's wife suffers a paralyzing stroke--leaving her trapped inside her own body--he begins to uncover a haunting mystery behind his wife's cherished spirit house.
A depressing short story about life falling out of control. 2,475 words.
A soldier flees past enemy lines and finds safe harbor in the care of an old man.
A colony ship, piloted by three computerized human consciousnesses and crewed with adolescents born on the journey from thawed human embryos, discovers that its destination world has been destroyed.
Stephen is told he must choose one moment in his life to relive. He must decide which memory is the most important for all humanity. 5 pages.