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LaShawn M. Wanak

21 Steps to Enlightenment (Minus One)

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,835 words (14 minutes)

Fantasy

When a spiral staircase appears in front of you, don't panic. But know that if you place your feet on that first step, it shows commitment. You can't go back. You can only go up and up and up until you reach the very top.

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David Perlmutter

"Chairman Of The Bored"

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,227 words (12 minutes)

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Strange

Physically imposing and intelligent, but extremely shy, Dinsdale Dog just wants to fit in with his fellow students at Jack Kinney College. His first efforts fail, but eventually he gets his chance to shine.

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James Van Pelt

Home

Jan 19, 2019 · 5,090 words (19 minutes)

Fantasy Science Fiction

Just about every teenager feels out of place, like they don't belong, even the really confident, successful looking ones. For some of them, this feeling is worse than others. If you would like a soundtrack to this story, try Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill." JVP

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Rachelle Harp

On Trial

Jan 19, 2019 · 989 words (4 minutes)

Science Fiction

In a dark, cyberpunk future, Mallory Green is on trial for a crime she could never commit. "On Trial" was winner of the Havok Steampunk vs. Cyberbunk contest. It was also republished in audio at StarShipSofa.

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 7

Jan 19, 2019 · 3,238 words (12 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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Chris Cooper

The Dreadful Objects - Chapter 6

Jan 19, 2019 · 1,124 words (5 minutes)

Horror Mystery Strange

When his reclusive uncle commits suicide in a mansion full of curiosities, Jamie Lawson is left to clean up his dusty estate. As Jamie peels back the layers of his uncle’s life as a semi-famous horror author, he discovers an eerie connection between his uncle’s works and real life tragedies. Now, he must uncover the truth behind his uncle’s books while trying to rebuild his life in a new town. But, the bizarre facts he uncovers may just threaten his new life and everyone in it.

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KJ Kabza

This Girl

Jan 19, 2019 · 518 words (2 minutes)

Literary Fiction

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Michelle Fernández

Red Fish, Blue Fish

Jan 18, 2019 · 1 word (1 minute)

TEST

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Paul Alex Gray

Evening Star

Jan 18, 2019 · 540 words (2 minutes)

Science Fiction

The end of the world is thirsty work. Enjoy this tale about endings, beginnings and the worlds we want to live in.

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Renee Carter Hall

The Tiger's Son

Jan 18, 2019 · 9,638 words (36 minutes)

Classic Fantasy Literary Fiction

A boy abandoned in the jungle. A pack of wolves who live by the jungle's Law. A fierce tiger, a cunning panther, and a deadly python. You know these characters... or do you? This re-envisioning of Kipling's Mowgli stories begins with a simple question: What if Mowgli hadn't been raised by the wolves?

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