Tagged: short story

Here we include all stand alone short stories regardless of the style of prose. We have great literary fiction, contemporary, sic-fi, fantasy and some amazing work by new writers that is amazing because it doesn’t fall into a category.

New Short Stories 0

The Outside – Part One

Short Fiction   With little knowledge of the outside, I stare helplessly at the city gates. Stumbling onto the platform, only a few stragglers continue their shushed conversations. I motion toward John, who rallies...

impending loss fiction 0

Coyotes

Short Story   Dad said he heard Coyotes around midnight every night. He slept on the couch a lot, which made it hard for him to sleep. The television would be on quietly until...

The Lighthouse 0

The Lighthouse

I woke with the dawn that morning. The sunlight fell in through the window and it was moments before I realized where I was. The bed was as hard as frozen hay beneath me....

short story about perfection 0

Animal Dilemmas – Elephant Cheetah

Short Story   The Cheetah slept stretched out on a large branch on a leafless tree. The cool night air purified its mind. The nights in the savanna were clear and starry. The Cheetah...

god story 0

Before Time

Science Fiction   Orb Kreesh was meant as a prototype before the beginning of time and life, created by Karby, the magnificent. Karby wanted to try if life could be created and sustained so...

Whale, short story about shipwreck 0

Animal Dilemmas – Whale Ants

Short Story   The ant colony was growing so large and strong that the giants that ruled the ship started noticing it more often and losses of hundreds of worker ants at a time...

short story about killing 0

Pariah Queen

Short Story She never meant to kill anyone. Or anything. In this moment nostalgia yet again hotfooted through her synapses; a jagged, fiery sensation. Her mother was a striking artist and a fashionable smoker....