Tagged: contemporary fiction

The Contemporary Fiction page on Image Curve serves as an umbrella term for all our fictional prose that has new edgy voice and relates to modernity, always bending the rules of the narrative to the will of global culture.

fiction about family relationships 0

Talk 5 – Scream

Short Story   I could never stand living with someone like that. But you used to drink a lot. Being drunk is great but dealing with drunks is not. Tell me about it, I dealt...

normal fiction 1

sib

short story   my brother takes me places because mom doesnt want me to go places alone. he brings me to the stores down the street and to the pool. in the morning adam...

mythology fiction 0

Kronos Got Drunk – Part Six

Serial Story We didn’t go to Prague. It wasn’t for lack of trying. We were standing at the foot of Big Ben and Prometheus grabbed my arm while holding the stopwatch just as before. Instantly, everything...

mythology fiction stories 1

Kronos Got Drunk – Part Five

Serial Story   “Hello, traitor.” The old man slammed the door closed. “Classic dad,” said Prometheus. He winked at me and knocked on the door a second time. “Go away,” came the voice through the...

supernatural short stories 2

Kronos Got Drunk – Part Four

Short Story   “Seems horribly cliché,” I said. “What does?” asked Prometheus. He seemed offended. “The Greek God of time living in the most famous clock tower in the world — even I could’ve thought...

short story about smoking 0

Talk 4 – Smoke

Short Story I want to light a cigarette. I thought you quit. I did. Are you two fighting again. It’s not exactly fighting. I know, it’s grinding. Growth has slowed down and you do the...

coming of age story 2

Shel

Short Story   We walked around the room for a while. He pointed to some of his belongings and explained what they were. He apologized for not “being a good subject” for my documentary....

unhappy with job 0

My Head Is Killing Me

Short Story   My head is killing me. I get up from my desk and walk over to the water cooler. It’s 3:00pm and I’m not sure if it’s still Monday or not. I...

greek mythology short stories 0

Kronos Got Drunk – Part Three

Esoteric Short Story   I shook the outstretched hand of Prometheus. “Do I still call you Pete?” I asked. “If you like,” said Prometheus. He smiled that massive smile again.”Does this mean you’ll hear...

breakup stories 0

Puzzle Pieces

I scribble some words onto my hand as she practices a cantata from Après un rêve in her bedroom. “Who’s there?” She calls out. I put the pen and paper into my pocket and...

short story about self discovery 0

16 Psyche

Short Story   “I dreamt of the Earth last night.” SABRA looked up at me and paused. “How did that make you feel?” He didn’t know what that question meant. He asked it when...

short story about gods 0

Kronos Got Drunk – Part Two

Short Story   “Pete,” he said, and stuck out a hand. He was smiling one of the biggest smiles a person can smile. “Bill,” I said, taking his hand. I cocked an eyebrow. “Pete who?” He...

short stories about social issues 0

Talk 2 – Problems

Short Story   It’s good, rather brilliant. You think so? It’s logical. I thought you would bring the coffee. I do. And now you are in our conversation. What I can’t have an opinion? You...