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Deborah L. Davitt

A Mother's Love

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 992 words (4 minutes) · 13 views

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A mother who's lost her son meets another sort of child in need. . . .

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KJ Kabza

...In the Machine

Published Nov 15, 2019 · 1,051 words (4 minutes)

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We was at the drugstore on South, at the self-checkout thingy with the big OUT OF ORDER sign. It was crowded so I tried scanning a candy bar there anyway. But instead of nothing happening, the checkout thing said, "Help me. Please, help me. Is anyone there?"

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R. K. Duncan

Medium Matters

Published Nov 4, 2019 · 2,360 words (9 minutes) · 83 views

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Marrissa Matters, medium, advises a correspondent about the dangers and best ways to deal with posthumous harassment.

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R. K. Duncan

Farewell Concert at the World's End

Published Nov 4, 2019 · 3,474 words (13 minutes) · 102 views

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Luther is going to be a real Enthusiast someday, no matter how many people he has to kill and add to his guitar.

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Jaymee Goh

A Name to Ashes

Published Nov 3, 2019 · 6,476 words (24 minutes) · 4 likes · 812 views

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Lim Jia is the youngest clerk on an expedition to Cuba to investigate the indentured laborer trade. But he has a secret motive: to discover the fate of his long-missing older brother... which might require speaking with a ghost or two.

Jaymee Goh is a Clarion graduate with a PhD in comparative literature, and has contributed to Tor.com, Racialicious.com, Beyond Victoriana, and more. She lives in Berkeley, California, where she also works as an editor at Tachyon Publications.

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KJ Kabza

Cat Fight

Published Sep 26, 2019 · 2,172 words (8 minutes)

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Kyle isn't so good at listening to people--especially his grandmother, who he's stuck spending the summer with. So when she warns him to stay away from the abandoned house on the hill, Kyle takes his dog Shark and explores it immediately. And what he awakens there isn't so good at listening, either...

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James Van Pelt

Carrying the News for a Dead Paperboy

Published Sep 18, 2019 · 6,784 words (25 minutes) · 107 views

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October and Halloween are just around the corner. You can feel it in the evening breeze that's a little cooler, and there's a tone shift in the rustling of leaves as they begin the change from summer green to autumn colors. And, of course, the ghosts are waking, as they do in this story. Their night to walk freely is coming.

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Steven Harper

Ghosts From an Enchanter Fleeing

Published Sep 8, 2019 · 4,759 words (18 minutes) · 3 likes · 110 views

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What happens when a necromancer becomes woke? This story appeared in WEIRD TALES in 1999.

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KJ Kabza

Ghost Town

Published Aug 17, 2019 · 98 words (1 minute)

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People aren't the only entities that leave ghosts behind.

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James Van Pelt

Night Sweats

Published Jul 12, 2019 · 10,002 words (37 minutes) · 1 like · 174 views

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Tokyo Rose, a love-sick ghost, a neurotic homeowner, the dropping of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, and dreams so real you can hardly tell when you are awake combine in this science fiction love story.

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Once she stopped rushing through life she was amazed how much more life she had time for.