Fiction

The Avenue L Manger

by: Douglas Grant Day 6 of our 12 days of holiday stories brings us back to a fortuitous meeting which occurred on Christmas in 1985,…

In the Land of Darkened Hearts

By Chris Thompson Across the Holidays continues, and imagines what it would be like if The Grinch actually stole Christmas…and then went on to rule…

Krampusnacht

by: Heather Fawn Our first installment of a 12-piece series, brought to you in 12 days, taking you Across the Holidays with holiday-themed stories from…

A Thousand Words or So

Illustration by: Chris Thompson Stories by: Douglas Grant, Tom Rau and Michael Shields A challenge to create a story, one thousand words or so, inspired…

The Last Scientist

by: Chris Thompson The table is set for the the continuing tales of….’The Last Scientist’….. Our tale begins in the declining years of the universe,…

We Pour Things

by: Michael Bradford Threes Company as 2 sisters encounter the patent holder…… Open Black : Sounds of a bustling NYC coffee shop . Woman  (VO) …

Working by Hindsight

by: Michael Bradford Stuck in the waiting room with so much more to offer-and then still waiting….. I imagined, as a boy, being everything else…

Rigged Like a Rubik’s Cube

by: Michael Shields An offering of a few intertwined shorts, pieces of a larger whole, that starts off on a bus to the Puppet Promise…

The Modern Letdown

by: Chris Thompson A fictitious tale of a genetic letdown that may be a family’s only hope…. An especially troubling facet of growing up is…

Greyworld

by: Tom Rau From the future we look at the past, the beginning of the zombie revolution… I’m just a man standing in the middle…

An excerpt from Preemptive

A novel by : Douglas Grant Art work by: Daniel Aronson The American’s eyes popped open.  He was groggy and didn’t know what had awoken him….