Literary Fiction Stories

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KJ Kabza

This Girl

Jan 19, 2019 · 518 words (2 minutes)

Literary Fiction

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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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Ashley Jae Carranza

Julian Accidentally Goes on a Date with a Really Old Man

Jan 17, 2019 · 1,374 words (5 minutes)

Humor Literary Fiction Love

Julian Pepper finds herself in an odd predicament after thinking an older gentleman wants to take her under his wing.

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Ashley Jae Carranza

Explaining Infidelity to a Four-Year Old

Jan 17, 2019 · 743 words (3 minutes)

Horror Humor Literary Fiction Strange

A mother and daughter discuss the strains of married life as they examine a Texas Chainsaw Massacre poster.

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Ashley Jae Carranza

The Old Lady Makes a Break for It

Jan 17, 2019 · 594 words (3 minutes)

Humor Literary Fiction

Grandma has gone missing. This time, it may be for good.

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Ashley Jae Carranza

Cork Art

Jan 17, 2019 · 275 words (1 minute)

Literary Fiction

My father finds himself trapped in the clutches of alcohol: cunning, baffling, powerful.

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Ashley Jae Carranza

Julian Learns a Lesson at the T.G.I. Friday's

Jan 17, 2019 · 924 words (4 minutes)

Humor Literary Fiction Love

Julian Pepper just turns thirty. Naive to the inner desires of men, Julian encounters someone at T.G.I. Friday's who makes her rethink her level of trust.

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Grayson Bray Morris

A Whole Leaf, Dark and Red

Jan 16, 2019 · 746 words (3 minutes)

Literary Fiction

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Nick Mamatas

A Stain on the Stone

Jan 14, 2019 · 2,908 words (11 minutes)

Horror Literary Fiction Mystery

Long Island is a dark place.

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James Van Pelt

Everything's Unlikely

Jan 11, 2019 · 1,516 words (6 minutes) · 1 like

Fantasy Literary Fiction Love Strange

Chance rules our lives. It's true! But it's also true that luck favors the prepared. I found that this is a fun story to read out loud. More people relate to the odd mechanism of suspense in the story than I would have thought. Maybe one of the reasons the story works out loud is that I am gray-haired, have a moustache and gold-rimmed glasses. You'll see why that is relevant if you read the story. JVP

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