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J. Dianne Dotson

The Tunnel at the End

Published Oct 28, 2020 · 682 words (3 minutes) · 387 views

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Nate, Sara, and Vic seek out a local legend after dark.

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Graham Robert Scott

Rich Horton's review of my most recent story

Published Jun 18, 2020 · 184 words (1 minute) · 113 views

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News: Recent Locus review of our short story, "A Parable of Things that Crawl and Fly"

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Charlotte Platt

Anthology inclusion announcement

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 84 words (1 minute) · 182 views

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An anthology inclusion announcement featuring my short story and other cool fantasy stories.

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Jen Knox

A PERPETUAL STATE OF AWE

Published Nov 28, 2019 · 2,263 words (9 minutes) · 343 views

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We count to three and pull hard to gain an inch of light. The ice around the door gives, and a clump of snow is released. The fresh air feels nice for a moment, before it begins to bite at our cheeks. Yesterday’s snow is now an undercoat, and the powdery top layer glistens.

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Garrett Croker

Light Breaking on Glass

Published Nov 3, 2019 · 6,861 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 378 views

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Gideon spent years watching the disease take his grandfather's body one piece of glass at a time. Now, struggling to come to terms with his grandfather's death, Gideon must deal with the fact that his own body is slowly succumbing to the same fate. Content warning for self-harm.

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Joe Mahoney

Purple Pajamas

Published Aug 8, 2019 · 553 words (3 minutes) · 303 views

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A woman discovers a surprising truth about herself.

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Wendy Nikel

Kingdom of Dust and Boils

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 3,046 words (12 minutes) · 411 views

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A boy is bound by magic to keep the secrets of the Pharoah’s son.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

The Yorkshire Defiance

Published Jun 17, 2019 · 1,488 words (6 minutes) · 2 likes · 436 views

Historical Family short story Shibden Hall 18th century historic house prizewinning

A desperate mother seeks her child in the house she thought she had escaped forever. Inspired by Shibden Hall, home of Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack). It is based on a true story of the Lister family in the 18th century. Shortlisted in the Historic House Short Story Competition 2014.

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Originally I went to the main hall of the Austrian National Library to attend a guided tour of the freemasonry exhibition. I was delighted by the architecture and soon fell for all the secret doors which were open - what a sign when having an exhibition on freemasons :-)
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Aeryn Rudel

Caroline

Published Jun 2, 2019 · 2,985 words (11 minutes) · 588 views

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With the aid of a mysterious government agency, Barbara attempts to help her husband regain his humanity after a terrible disease turns him into a monster.

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J.R.H. Lawless

The Terroir From Beyond Space

Published May 21, 2019 · 4,058 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 567 views

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In this early short story, originally published in the Ouen Press 2018 Short Story Competition Anthology, what starts out as a deep Solar System explorer's guide to food in space gradually turns into something more dire.

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