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This is a story of very young lovers who refused to give up. It didn't happen this way, but 'if only'... Read More

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Zoe Allemond was born deaf and blind, but that doesn't mean she lived her life in the dark. At the end of her life, Karen invites you (yes, you) to do open eyes you didn't even know you had, just like Zoe did. Read

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A husband and wife press ahead with adopting a rescued child in the face of opposition from their own family. ************************************* Read
A man takes a journey through the mistakes of his past with an unusual companion. Read

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An ode Read

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Where the death of a child helps a mother see things the way they are Read

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For David Milch, whose own accounts of his childhood in his memoir Life's Work inspired this little tale of mischief and rough boyhood. Read

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Patrick Warner had always been a bad apple, raised with zero morals and everything until he met a farmer named Henry Whitehorse. Read

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A short story set in 1940s Texas. Two brothers struggle to coexist. Read

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This story cost me $45 to write between the fiction of winning and the song at the end. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read

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Adventures of family and friends Read

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Borrowed an idea from a friend. Read
This is the story of an artist's experience of meeting the legendary singer Michael Jackson. Read

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The story revolves around an interracial couple who have adopted two babies besides having their own child and the love showered upon the children. Read

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A STORY AS A RESULT OF A DREAM... Read

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A story about humans' Best companion, the tragic end of the life of a slum dog Read

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Today, Karen plays chauffer to a passenger who's confident he's headed to the heavenly riches he's fought so hard for. The bodies he left behind would disagree with him if they could still speak. What flashes through the mind of a tyrant as he meets his end? Read

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A stream of consciousness experiment. Read

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Relationships Read

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Karen's latest passenger swore he would never become as the corrupt leader he replaced. Now he can finally talk about why he failed to keep that promise. Read

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A old man will look through a telescope, seeing stars in the dark night. Each star is a human life, but how long will he see his own star shining for? Read

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Something I'm working on. It's very much in its infancy. Read
Everyone wants to get somewhere in life. Not Damen, who is happily working as a cafe barista deep in the quiet suburbs. But as people around him continue to challenge his notion of satisfaction, his image of happiness starts to break down. Damen must reconsider what his reality truly is,… Read
These short stories offer a rare view into the lives of winning characters that walk the streets of the upper East Side of Manhattan. East of Tiffany’s Daring Winners shows actors, warriors, cops, and executives on their way to the cusp of success, both material and spiritual success. And happiness.… Read

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When you die, Karen Twiggs is there to take you on your last ride. What you see and what you discuss while you are in her charge is entirely up to you. This time, she's ferrying Serina Miles, a former child actor turned action star. The trappings and expectations of… Read

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“I was the first. First in my family. First for this school. I also made it to college. Mama would have been so proud. ” Read

Short Story / Literary Fiction

September 28, 2022

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A story that follows the journey of Ada and her quest to help nature and other women like her who have been abused by the powerful men around them. Read

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Another experimental piece/exercise. Read

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Jane begins her day just as she has every morning for 25 years. But she slowly begins to realize that this day might finally be different. Read

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Claudia Adair narrates as her own story develops. Read

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On the night of Christmas, I do not know what will last longer - You or a white Christmas... Read

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A never ending story of the path to fall. A sudden realization, among pasts of the dark, glimmering slightly away, onto a time yet to come. Read
A short story about buying a leather jacket from an actor, written by R J Dent Read

Short Story / Literary Fiction

September 16, 2022

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Ever have a feeling to just be and watch the world run past and away? Read
The Heartless are the thing hiding under your bed when you are a child. They are that thing that you thought you saw moving in the darkness. They are that thing you thought you heard in the cold of the night. Whenever you are alone, but you feel like you’re… Read