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Phillip T. Stephens

Still Life With Suits: Deconstructing algorithms of will

Mar 24, 2019 · 2,456 words (9 minutes)

Literary Fiction Science Fiction artificial intelligence Apocalyptic Fiction

Artificial intelligence, marketing simulations and the possible end of the world.

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Shannon Page

Penelope Unraveling

Mar 21, 2019 · 2,884 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 40 views

Literary Fiction Historical goddesses lies friendship marriage Women odysseus penelope

This story has never been published anywhere before now. When I was submitting stories regularly, I sent it everywhere; it gathered many, many near-miss rejections--"We love it but..." "Just not quite right..." Then I got deep into writing novels and set aside all short stories for years (I still don't write much short fiction these days). But there's a truth in this little piece that won't quite let go of me. I hope you enjoy it.

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H.L. Fullerton

Things Beneath Our Feet

Mar 20, 2019 · 948 words (4 minutes) · 10 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction Angels

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M. Darusha Wehm

Love on the Wings of a Zephyr

Mar 20, 2019 · 646 words (3 minutes)

Fantasy Literary Fiction

The very edges of you brushed against me in the wind, your leaves touching my leaves. I’d never known you were even there.

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Bob Brill

Lancer in New Orleans

Mar 19, 2019 · 189 words (1 minute) · 11 views

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Lancer's latest adventure; to New Orleans.

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Alma Alexander

Vision

Mar 15, 2019 · 6,169 words (23 minutes) · 3 likes · 66 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction myth legend history

How long does it take for something TRUE and CONTEMPORARY to become HISTORY... to become LEGEND... to become MYTH?

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Joyce Reynolds-Ward

River-Kissed

Mar 11, 2019 · 3,991 words (15 minutes) · 19 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction post-apocalypse River shapeshifting transformation journey

An older woman seeks transformation in order to help her people. But can she successfully complete her pilgrimage and join with the River? Originally published in Alma Alexander's anthology RIVER.

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Irene Radford

Den of Iniquity

Mar 10, 2019 · 3,156 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 33 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction holidays Lilith Hellmouth parable

Lilith is one of those characters that is so multifaceted she can appear anywhere.

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C. Jai Ferry

"Skeleton Dance" excerpt

Mar 8, 2019 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 19 views

Horror Literary Fiction dark short story family drama excerpt psychological

"My grandmother wanted to kill me..." So begins a dark and disturbing look into a one young girl’s perseverance in surviving the eccentricities of her grandmother.

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Edward Ashton

The Bird

Mar 8, 2019 · 3,412 words (13 minutes) · 2 likes · 42 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction

A story of love and loss and hard choices, and also a talking bird.