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Charlotte Platt

The Hungry Forest

Published Sep 11, 2019 · 1,817 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 114 views

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What do you do when the wheels of power ignore your plight? Find a way around the wheels, or break them. This story takes inspiration from a few different folklore areas and was originally written as an experiment in side kick stories, which I am not too well versed in.

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I love forests and were long due a trip so we went to Dalby forest in Yorkshire. The mist fell as we arrived and got this beautiful eerie image that reminded us of the forbidden forest in Harry Potter!
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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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KJ Kabza

Neighbors: A Definitive Odyssey

Published Jul 18, 2019 · 7,502 words (28 minutes)

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Joystick lives in Joy House, that big sprawling definition on pages 635 and 636 in the dictionary. When a new word--J/psi particle--moves in next door, Joystick is eager to make friends and introduce himself. But as Joystick learns, J/psi particles are fundamentally unstable, and his new friend doesn't have long to live. Can Joystick muster the powers of his other friends' definitions to find a way to forestall J/psi's death?

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Charlotte Platt

Manna from Above

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 1,506 words (6 minutes) · 149 views

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Manna from Above is a short story about death, rot, and the turning cycles of the natural world. The story is set in the same universe as Sacrament and Off Kilter, though at different timing, and features a favourite character of mine.

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Out to Sea
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Novae Caelum

Possibilities of a Quantum Soul

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 1,008 words (4 minutes) · 7 likes · 555 views

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A human being with a quantum soul contains many possible lives and identities. If you unmake one of those lives, is it theft, murder, or none of the above? Dari struggles to find the woman responsible and reclaim their own identity.

Holly Heisey is an award-winning author, illustrator, and designer whose work has appeared in Escape Pod, Transcendent 2, F&SF, SciFutures, and more. They generously make many of their #ownvoices stories available under a Creative Commons license, and share a roundup of all their LGBTQIA work on Curious Fictions here.

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Alan Baxter

HIDDEN CITY (first 2 chapters)

Published Mar 28, 2019 · 2,088 words (8 minutes) · 89 views

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The first two chapters of my dark supernatural noir novel, HIDDEN CITY, published by Gryphonwood Press 2018. It's like The Dresden Files meets H P Lovecraft meets Raymond Chandler.

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Laura Blackwell

The Eternal Goodnight

Published Mar 27, 2019 · 1,005 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 12 views

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We all want to be lost in a good book, but Nobody has spent decades trapped in one they don't like very much.

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C.L. Holland

This is the Way the World Begins

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 857 words (4 minutes) · 412 views

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The crew of a terraforming ship are faced with the consequences of their actions.

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