Road Trip At Night – By Zach Murphy

  Jared drove as the rain pounded the windshield and the wipers squeaked to ear-twitching levels. His girlfriend Tammy sat in the passenger seat. Julie...

The Polydactyl – By Hayden Moore

  Author's note: This is a work of allegorical fiction following Autolyca, an orphan girl trying to survive in the city. When her song and...

Double Shift – By Zach Murphy

  Heavy eyelids don’t adhere to will after you’ve just worked a double shift. Zamir was having that problem on a particularly snowy night, so he...

Raindrops and summer wine – By Mitali Chakravarty

  As the raindrops fell - one two three… infinity - the woman looked out of the window and she drifted back to the past,...

Pigeons – By Richard Risemberg

  "Look at that scruffy bum, thinking he's so sexy—hah!" Ellie gestured with her jaw. A fat male pigeon puffed and strutted on the brickwork...

The Boy Who Killed Time – By Robin Gregory

  The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman Book 2: The Boy Who Killed Time (An excerpt) ** Prologue I was asleep on my cot when a thumping sound woke me....

One Day, These Trains Will Run Again – By Justin Bryant

  The power was down more often now. The only way Gill could tolerate the heat was to sit under highway overpasses, shielded from the...

The Kissing Class – By Michael Conniff

  You never knew what you might find in those handouts under Human Potential or Leisure Pursuits. You never knew, and it was in one...

Arab Spring – By Gregorio Tafoya

    His dad threatened to take his allowance—to lower it at least. Ethan tried reasoning with him, but the man was resolute, his authority not...

Apartment 806 – By James la Vigne

  Alison dreamed that Daddy climbed out of a deep, kelpy lake to give her a box. Inside was an iPod Nano. Without speaking, he...

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