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Mother, Chapter Two

- "Please, Momma, I don't want to go to Kristen's to spend the night. They don't have electricity or running water. You know how I hate the dark. Please?" Angel's tears ran down her pretty cheeks. The...

By: starchild | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 04 Aug 2017

Life of a Fat Chick - Part 1

- I grabbed a bottle of my favorite sweet red wine and placed it in my cart. I needed to get a few things from the grocery store before I could finally head home for the day, but Jesus if I didn't want...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2017

A Ghost Story

- I only did a short run last night. The day had been hot, and I had already run almost every day this week. Also, I was on call for work. Technically I'm not supposed to be more than 15 minutes from b...

By: MileHighWriter | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jul 2017

Part two

- Brushing plants aside, Vera walked into the jungle. Away from the fire, the last lick of the sun made her skin glisten with sweat. She walked hunched in search for food as her mind traveled elsewhere...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2017

Part One

- Dead trees over encumbered with snow surrounded the frozen lake. He loomed over her. His black cellular robes covered his face as if he didn't have one. She stared blankly into his gaping hole. "Ac...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2017

love at the wheel part 2: A new journey begins

-     Love at the Wheel Part 2, sequel to a live story began in 2010. It's the next journey in Charlotte White and Robert Swift's life as they now try to learn how to be in a relationship together no...

By: authorinthemaking | Category: Romance | Score: 0| Added: 16 Feb 2017

The Photograph

- If it hadn't been for the miracle of the Internet and social media, Anne and Kevin would never have known each other. Even today they have only ever met online, although their relationship is as real...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2017

CHARADES

- SETTING: Two policemen are chatting as the detective and his apprentice approach them. POLICE OFFICER 1: Here, quick, drink this coffee. You need to be sober when giving them your statement. ...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Plays | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jan 2017

Billy

- The Pitty Party When Kaye arrived back at the Clinic, Barb was at her desk. Billy got to his feet and limped to welcome her, as she came in. Barb put down her pen; Kaye said nothing just took a seat ...

By: aidan | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2016

Billy

- Barb was doing paperwork at her desk. She was a little surprised when she saw Kaye come in, with Billy by her side. She got up to greet Kaye and noticed the dog limping. “You two can't seem to stay ou...

By: aidan | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 14 Nov 2016

Thing

- Adrian Gabardo   It’s been long since I last wrote to you, but its times like these, when my thoughts are so scrambled that I can’t think straight, that I need to pick up the pen and put these feel...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2016

The Case Of The Black Falcon

- The Case Of The BlackFalcon “Morning Rocci; what’s up?” It was a Monday and I had been in the office for only an hour when the D.A. called. Rocci and me, I should mention, go way back to when we...

By: Pirate | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2016

Waelon and the Weed-puller

- Part One “Does iron really burn you?” Waelon swiveled his head to look down at the tiny human girl as she stared up at him with big, unblinking brown eyes. “You see me,” he stated. The girl nodded...

By: aliceprice | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2016

At rainbow's end

- He absolutely hated meetings. They never seemed to have much point to them, but each week he would find himself in two or three which always descended into a beverage sampling, back slapping jamboree,...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 30 May 2016

Tiyo - Part III

- Quenching his thirst from the kutuki, Omawnakw finishes his cup of water. “Sorry for the interrupting the story, but I was thirsty.” Slapping his hands down on his knees, “Now then. Where were we in t...

By: meredith | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2016

The Case Of The Lady In Red

- My name is Smith, That’s Smith N. Wesson. I’m a licensed P I, And I carry a big ass gun. This case started on a Tuesday, When she walked into my life. The dame dressed in red, Probably s...

By: Pirate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 May 2016

Tiyo - Part II

- Kaiah was trying not to show her boredom, but as it is with all youngsters, it was obvious to all. Omawnakw had finally finished the last of his kutuki. Brushing some of the residue from his hands a...

By: meredith | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 12 May 2016

Tiyo - Part 1

- Kaiah and Manci were just finishing up preparation for dinner. They had fixed a hearty squash soup with hominy corn and the rabbit for their guest, plus the fried bread for the meal. Manci also had...

By: meredith | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 10 May 2016

Adderall, or the Cynical Liberalism of College

- Nobody ever loved me more than I loved myself when I was still addicted to Adderall. Even now I hesitate to say the word “addiction” – part of me, I think, still believes I can control it. That I’m ...

By: veritas | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 09 May 2016

Life After You;

- Gently, I awake to the whistle of the wind. I let out a quick sigh as I lift one eyelid, then immediately close it with neglect for time. For a brief moment, my head is silent, but the next my mind is...

By: philoking | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2016

Seal of Time

- I sit alone on the hilltop in the lush green grass. I always come here when I need to think. Looking out, I see the vast valley dotted with homes nestled in among fields of corn and wheat. The golden ...

By: BBaker | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2016

One Dark Night

- Small against the black night Eyes wide reflecting the moonlight Their copper color wet with fear Contorting in the shape of a tear Danger silences the thick dark wood Menace and ill will is unde...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 25 Mar 2016

Rebel's Angel

- REBEL’S ANGEL Written By: Anne Reed & Kevin Pharaoh 1A I can’t decide what I’m actually feeling in the early moments of this “one last job.” Fear and excitement sit in the stomach remarkably the...

By: Rebels_Angel | Category: General | Score: 3.5| Added: 13 Mar 2016

The Great Big Flower

- Once upon a time, there was a great big flower, she had survived terrible droughts and floods. But now, wanted to plant her own seeds in the planting season. She planted her first seed. She kept it ...

By: BBaker | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2016

One Chance

- Nikolai reached his hand into his pocket and felt the knife. He had worked for weeks on it, slowly grinding down the stone blade day by day. He only had one chance to take out the guard when he reache...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Candy Hearts & Sweet Kisses

- "These things suck!" I turned and looked at the girl who stood beside me and raised an eyebrow in question. She gestured at the garishly decorated gymnasium. "This! It sucks!" She pointed at Jessi...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 3: Babies in the Night (Part 2)

- Episode 3 - Part 2 A strange entity kidnaps young teenage girls, who are then transformed into babies. Scene IV Felix drove towards Mr. Belkowitz’s home, admiring the scenic route and taki...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.5| Added: 14 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 3: Babies in the Night (Part 1)

- Episode 3 - Part 1 A strange entity kidnaps young teenage girls, who are then transformed into babies. Scene I It was a calm and peaceful summer evening near the shores of Grand Lake. A ma...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 13 Feb 2016

Serendipity Two: Destiny

- Twenty-four hours previously ooOoo “Good day, sunshine,” Pete sang the Beatles song to Tara in a slight whisper, gently waking her up in the late hours of the morning. The marine layer kept the beac...

By: SimmerDownChick | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2016

Little One

- Sleep tonight little one Below stars that twinkle Sun has gone to bed Dream of today's fun Like Rip Van Winkle Moon is showing his head Night's here day's done Let Mr. Sandman sprinkle A little ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 2)

- Scene II  Felix’s new office interior was modelled after the deputy directors. It was minimal, functional and efficient. The bare white walls contributed to the minimalism while the functionality a...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 Jan 2016

Sandbox - Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 1)

- Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 1) Felix investigates his first case where he meets a strange apple-eating man and discovers a hidden dimension. Download this episode in another format on my site:  www...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2016

Sandbox - Episode 1: Glitch

- Episode 1: Glitch A man and woman die in bed under bizarre circumstances while a young Canadian diplomat tries to figure out a possible cause. Download this episode in another format on ...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2015

The Antique Fox

- He wanted to buy a gift that would be completely unexpected. The type of object that could never be guessed. His father was the type of person who had it all. The type of person who it was difficult t...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2015

Star Crossed Chapter 4

- (Music “13_no~nbiri” Kitz Playlist) 13_no~nbiri.mp3 A fox with a mission As Kitz in his fox form padded along secretly and silently behind the traveling group with Minara and Amaroth walking sli...

By: KitzGreywood | Category: Fantasy | Score: 3| Added: 09 Nov 2015

Star Crossed Chapter 3

- (Music “Love Awakening” Kitz Playlist) 21 Love Awakening.wma The journey begins It had been many weeks since Kitz left the village of Wyvernwood behind. He had set off to explore the world and b...

By: KitzGreywood | Category: Fantasy | Score: 2| Added: 08 Nov 2015

Star Crossed Chapter 2

- (music “And more…”) 19 - And more....mp3 The Curse Kurzit awoke the following day in his bed after a strangely good nights rest. He had many wonderful dreams that night and felt like new. He smiled a...

By: KitzGreywood | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 03 Nov 2015

Star Crossed Chapter 1

- (This story is of course still a work in progress made with music in mind. Each theme is referenced and should able to be found on youtube if you want to look them up...These pieces inspired me as I w...

By: KitzGreywood | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 31 Oct 2015

Mummy's boy

- The knife dripped its last drop of blood onto the carpet, and Paul Campbell stood in a state of confusion and panic. His mother lay motionless on her bed, blood glistening in the daylight from the win...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2015

Billy

- Chapter Thirteen Chicken Soup When they arrived back on the farm, Ed carried Billy from the Jeep into the farm house in his arms, as Kaye held the kitchen door for him. Dodger and Benny were barking...

By: aidan | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2015

The Almshouse

- THE ALMSHOUSE Chapter 1 I remember my last day at St. Margaret’s. It had been snowing, as it did every winter in Ashford, Pennsylvania. The roads disappeared under blankets of white, and busines...

By: BlancheKing | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2015

War in Colour

- Sitting here and feeling my mind slipping back to one summer’s afternoon when I had found a box, and went to be told the stories behind the photos found in that box. Having asked if all was like in al...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Sep 2015

Psycho Charlie

- He wondered why he had never thought of it before, in all his years of burgling houses, most of them urban, he had never specifically gone out into the countryside to burgle a house. They would seem t...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 04 Sep 2015

Smallpox killed the Americans: Plutonium killed the Americans

- First one Spaniard, then most indigenouspeople, died. Just in one year, 1525, probably millions perished. The civilisations of the Amazon were buried, first the flesh, then the artefacts, then finall...

By: RichardBunning | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 Aug 2015

You Wish This, Too

- I wish this world were real. I wish it wasn't just in a book. Why do you wish that? So I could go there. I'm tired of being stuck in reality. Don't you feel safe here? Of course I do. I think ...

By: WinterLock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.5| Added: 07 Aug 2015

The Day I Learned To Waltz

- An old dream of mine came through today, I interacted with you and you almost pulled my heart away. You started the conversation and I was happy to reply, You noticed my nervousness and I th...

By: TheOriginalHybrid2 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2015

My mind

- My mind challenges me, I think it hates me. It laughs at my misery. Then drowns me in misery. My mind is evil. It killed my heart. My heart was lovely. Now it's dead. My mind is unheal...

By: notnice90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 Jul 2015

Friendly Fire

- Friendly Fire A local boy was cutting grass one Sunday afternoon, amidst the granite markers and the shrubs still left to prune. And as he wove his way around the obstacles at hand, he saw a fello...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jul 2015

Rage, Julie Chapter 2

- Julie woke up and sighed. It was going to be a shitty day with Ida again. Julie didn't have a problem with elderly women in general, just ones that were as dumb as a box of rocks. Ida was so fucking...

By: starchild | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 20 Jun 2015

Rage, Ida Chapter One

- She had never known such anger or rage before. The old woman had finally gotten under her skin. It was like the worst itch she ever felt but could not scratch. She had to do something and fast. The ol...

By: starchild | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 07 Jun 2015

The Man in a Skeleton

- Living in the body of a charred and colossal skeleton lies a man wanting to burst through the rib cages and escape. A man wanting to tear at the skin and crawl out like a birthing baby. A man tr...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 25 May 2015

Tell me a Story

- Tell me a story. Tell me something new. I want to learn from someone I don't know. I'll sit here and wait, while you spin your yarn. Go ahead and surprise me with a tale from afar. A damse...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 15 Apr 2015

Diary of the Baltimore Child Killer

- Reader discretion advised.  The story you are about to read contains mature content that some may find offensive.  In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of this selection. By choo...

By: Damiencage | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 06 Apr 2015

Buried pleasure

- It was perhaps the death of a national figure that caused her obsession. A nation in mourning had entwined itself into her psyche, rather like that of a fixation on a particular television series, or...

By: Lev821 | Category: Crime | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Mar 2015

Jokers

- It started so innocently, all those years ago, when they were six years old, when he woke up to discover a big plastic spider on the pillow. Even at that age, spiders were frightening beasts to him, ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2015

That Moment

- I frowned at the scrap of paper that fluttered to the ground as I opened my locker. My locker was immaculate, so there was no reason for paper to fall out. That could only mean one thing. Robert Mun...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

Hollow and Hallowed

- The man’s punch could make an ox fall to its chest, flat on the stone, head black in and out. Wouldn’t put him above it neither. His feet moved side to side, creating his bounce that he carried with e...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.5| Added: 06 Feb 2015

Earth, and What Became of It

- Rising strings of violins wretch in my head’s empty chamber and descend deep into the chasms of my throat. I can feel them tremble and whisper, “We will shake hands with Heaven the day all of this rub...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: General | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Feb 2015

Meg's Story (working title)-The opening of my first novel

- Meg’s Story (Working title) – first part of Chapter 1 1930 “You little scamp!” I actually yelled out loud at him (if we were at home, I’d have been in trouble for that). I had to think an...

By: SjW47 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 01 Feb 2015

Gunny And The Chief

- They were sailing in the Gulf of Aqaba with the fleet, supporting the super carrier George H. W. Bush. They were aboard an LHD amphib with a contingent of over one thousand fleet sailors and about 1,6...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Action | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2014

Mindy Learns (part four)

- It's been many years now. I've been to college and received my degree. My job now is teaching young people. It's a rewarding way to make a living. It's a fine and honorable thing to spend one's life f...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: General | Score: 2| Added: 09 Aug 2014

The Festival Of Fetus

- Twilight leading into night Bleeding dry a sky of pure blue The Unseen Thing that should not be Rapidly approaching There right behind you In the maze of corn stalks The Unformed Beast no one dare ta...

By: Magnetron | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Jul 2014

A Prophecy of Coconuts

- Prophecies. What a ridiculous concept. I didn’t believe in them. Whenever they came up in stories I rolled my eyes and put the book aside. If you have a prophecy at the beginning of a story it alway...

By: KittyintheStars | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 19 Jul 2014

A Nowhere Story

- Tiredness dripping from my eyes, I open my word processor and type. I type nothing, or perhaps something. A narration of what I’m doing. Presently lying on my side, typing this story. I say story b...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 04 Jul 2014

Echo of Sight

- Do people go through life on a predetermined path, like a straight line? I often wondered that during the summer of my junior year of high school. I lived a straight line, it seemed like, and it wa...

By: JFRobbins | Category: General | Score: 2.8| Added: 29 Jun 2014

City of the Dead

- City of the Dead “You look like a corpse.” Those were not nice words to hear upon waking up. I sat up and clutched my head. Ugh. Worst. Hangover. Ever. Now the biggest question of all: ...

By: KittyintheStars | Category: Mystery | Score: 4| Added: 24 Jun 2014

The Most Mediocre Story Ever

- --- Within its first few lines, this work contains language or other material which some readers may find inane or offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of this supremely ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 22 Jun 2014

A Decision That Nearly Cost Me My First Entrepreneurship Effort

- It has been my dream since college days to own a company. Back then, I wasn't ambitious (or greedy if you can call that), I just wished for a small company with a couple of employees. That’s it. I do ...

By: AdamBrody | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jun 2014

More Than Just A Kiss: Conclusion?

- Blurb: She felt excited, nervous, maybe even a little scared. Most of all, her mind kept spinning trying to figure out just how she’d ever gotten herself into this room, at this moment and, most of a...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 May 2014

Where There's Smoke, There's Fire

- The two firecrackers flew through the hot, dry air and exploded with almost simultaneous BANGS. The report echoed off of the surrounding woods and just as quickly as it came, it was gone again. Steven...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 18 May 2014

More Than Just A Kiss Part Four - Girl Talk

- “Ann, are you telling us our straight-arrow, nice-Jewish-girl-from-Queens, Gwen, took some guy she was fooling around with on her ward to the park where they did, God only knows what?” "Is this st...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 02 May 2014

More Than Just A Kiss Part Three - In The Park

- Mark stood and offered his hand. She smiled and accepted the help. In one gentle, fluid motion, he lifted her from the chair and then into his arms. The kiss that followed was long, natural, and perf...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Apr 2014

More Than Just A Kiss Part Two - Ann’s Story

- "And while you're making out with this ‘Nam vet, I'm stuck on the urology ward with a bunch of old farts who can't pee, and jive doctors who keep hustling me." Still stunned by the patient’...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Apr 2014

Eventide

- Staring out into the falling sun I was reminded of the colors that it used to hold. Such reds, yellows, and smears of the infinite shades that lie between. I often imagine them at all times of the day...

By: heyitsmemily_ | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3| Added: 22 Apr 2014

The Clock's Countdown

- Part One A red strip of sunlight snuck in through the window pane and splashed against the mirror I faced. Cringing away from light, I continued getting ready for school. I spent what I considered ...

By: pswriter | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Feb 2014

Character Description: Rory

- Full Name: Rory Joel Calhoun Age: 18 Hair: dark brown, almost black Eyes: dark peridot Skin: freckled, fair Height: 6'0" Weight: 185lbs Gender: Male Sexual Orientation: Straight Favo...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2013

Character Description: Kiara

- Full name: Kiara Alma Aurora Age: 17 Hair: Hazelnut Eyes: Alexandrite Skin: creamy, porcelain Height: 5'6" Weight: 127lbs Gender: Female Sexual Orientation: Straight Favorite Drink: ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Nov 2013

Kiara and Rory in Alma, Nebraska

- "Are you okay?" "Of course, why wouldn't I be?" "Well... your expression... and you're a ways from home." "Port Angeles wasn't home." "Okay... so why are you sad?" "This town reminds me of R...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 Nov 2013

Some Moments Last Forever

- The alarm calls out again, pleading with you, begging you to get out of bed; a stubborn siren barely audible over the brewing storm in your head. Why did you even bother setting an alarm; it's not...

By: Moonbeam18 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Oct 2013

Stop from being bullied

- I grew up in a pessimistic family where my parents imagine the worst outcome in a situation and that outcome would always turn out to be true. At first I thought they were psychic and that they predic...

By: tamaoser | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 15 Sep 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 28

- Chapter 28 The Secrets of the Abandoned House “It’s a cursed place, I warn you. Plus the weather is going to get worse. My flyer is not meant to be operated during high winds.” Asmadis lands h...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2013

The man who lived in a library, Chapter 1: the Cleansing Process

- One day, Jim the weekend cleaner was hired by a rich young man to clean his weekend. Jim arrived at the young man's house on friday at 3:00pm and was ushered into the dining room. "It is time to begi...

By: LEMF | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Jul 2013

Philena- The Box

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By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 10 Jul 2013

Parasite

- It's my fault that it got in me. This is my punishment for being so damn weak. So damn selfish. So incredibly stupid. I lay in a pool of regret-tainted sweat, struggling to catch my breath, sharp pa...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 29 May 2013

Not A Stranger

- This work within its first few lines contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of this selection. By choosing t...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 May 2013

The Pact

- He thinks he's being funny. The sound gradually increases on the iPod deck, the rhythmic bass of Steeler's Wheel echo off the bare walls. My brother turns to me and grins. He's got two left feet and a...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Crime | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 May 2013

Hey Lover

- My name is Dylan and I am an addict. My drug of choice isn't alcohol. It's not cocaine or heroin or meth or gambling or even sex. My drug is intimacy. I crave it. I want it. I need it to survive. T...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 23 Apr 2013

The Mile

- I don't belong here. My arms are open and outstretched, welcoming the intrusion of a hand-held metal detector. A bored corrections officer runs the wand unnecessarily across my breast and crotch se...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2013

Scream

- “We’re being followed.” Mama pretends not to hear me. She cranks up the volume on the radio. Sings aloud with Aretha. Belts along with the Queen of Soul about R-E-S-P-E-C-T. I have a headache. I...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2013

Intrusion

- It was a cold, lonely Friday night in a small town in Indiana (Friday the thirteenth, to be exact). The wind howled with a cry like an anguished wolf, and made the bare limbs of the trees tremble like...

By: SorinaphaFumiyoB | Category: Thriller | Score: 3.9| Added: 18 Mar 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

The Boy with One Eye

- Once, a boy was asked by his mother, what he wanted to become in his life. He said—a writer. The mother laughed. But seeing the boy’s expressions firm and eyes in flames, she said; “Well, you...

By: Anulal | Category: Drama | Score: 3.9| Added: 20 Feb 2013 Editor's Pick

The Fish, the Witch, and the Mermaid

- There once was a fish  from Grayling Michigan,  Who wished with all his heart to be a little boy again. But an evil Sea Witch had cast a spell and When next he awoke he had fins and a tail!...

By: MidnightAngel | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 2.9| Added: 05 Feb 2013

Forgiveness

- An old man sat in the back of a decrepit yellow taxi. The driver, a young east Indian man, chattered aimlessly over the staticky radio that was forcing out a garbled version of what the old man could ...

By: Writemeariver | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 22 Jan 2013

My Fantasy First Date

- It is Saturday and the day dawned full of promise. I was in a very romantic mood, which lately has been very frequent. I have been seeing a young lady who is a student at Stanford University. We had b...

By: frogprince | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Nov 2012

Amanda

- Amanda I absolutely love the fact that life will sometimes provide small offerings that are both unexpected and immensely satisfying. Little things, that initially seem to just make your day, but w...

By: LeonAWalker | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 11 Oct 2012

Empathetic Eyes

- Empathetic Eyes Not too long ago, in a city very like your own there lived a boy. One who possessed a very special gift. He was able to see the world around him and all manner of spirits which lived...

By: BlueForest | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4| Added: 09 Sep 2012

Angels and Demons

- Angels and Demons. No sound could be heard across the misty midnight air, as I held my breath in ghastly fear. For here they come, as a thief in the night, to he who would not believe. Those Ang...

By: 0riginalLinda | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 May 2012

The Ring

- by Tony Radford It was early fall when he hit the mall – a year past Y2K, at a jewelry store on the second floor – was a final bill to pay. He’d bought the ring that he planned to bring to...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Mar 2012

The Visitation

- This is an absolute true story that happened on 3/17/2011. *(Names have been changed.) My soul mate. Don*, and partner of many years had passed away quite unexpectedly about a week earlier. Due to...

By: adele | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Feb 2012