Fiction

One of Us

Enchanted by a forgone feeling of camaraderie, and an opportunity to do research for a novel, a writer is whisked into a seedy underworld of crime.. by:…

What Happened To Sally?

A short story about lives profoundly touched by tragedy, one that brings to light the potentiality of a domino effect of misfortune…  by: Lennon K. Riley For…

Now It Affects You

A short story — written inside five hundred square feet of misery — which hints at what will unfortunately happen to many if science is ignored… by:…

A Tendency for Cessation

A dark, feminist work of creative fiction that exhibits what can happen when an abuse of power snaps someone in half… by: Erin Burns1 We…

Hostage

A father’s risky profession, and the secrets of his trade, endanger those he cares for most… by: Mahnoor Khurram Abdullah Monday. The last day of…

Emily

How far would you go for true love? When a simple crush in the social media age becomes so much more… by: Aaron Horwath After…

The Tag

A work of flash fiction, heart-warming and tender, yet flecked with a chilling and disarming reveal… by: Gavin Gardiner He closes his eyes. The concrete brickwork…

Railroad to Potalaka

“Which sounds better, rot here or flame out in battle?” A surreal work of fiction that tells the tale of a peculiar friendship between a locomotive and…

The Globe

“Father was an ordinary man whose passion had become his curse.” As Mother Nature’s vengeful wrath escalates, a doomsday prepper goes to extraordinary lengths to weather…

Below The Surface

“His mouth began to form around a scream, but before a sound could escape a figure burst up out of the water like a tortured…

Buddy

A work of flash fiction that incites reflection about the regrets that may linger when all is said and done… by: John Brantingham Buddy wakes up…

Letters From The Margin

A series of correspondences from within guarded walls reveal the complications that stem from the coalescing of parenting and addiction… by: Bonnie E. Carlson November…