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- At Bronwig’s bookshop there's a notice on the door, in red capitals: IN LIQUIDATION. It’s devastating. I’d been a customer since I was too small to see more than the top of Mr Bronwig’s head behind ...

By: blackdog | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2020 Editor's Pick

Green Thumb

- I discovered gardening recently. Yes, I know I didn't invent sticking some seeds in the dirt and hoping it turns into something, I mean I recently discovered the hobby, which is now an obsession of m...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2017

BookBoy and the Library of Alexandria: After The End

- Once upon a time, there lived a boy who loved only books. Comic books, textbooks, crime noir, Westerns, romance, classics, pop-science, esoterica, ancient philosophy and mythology. Trilogies, prequel...

By: LousyNick | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2016

Dear Author (Who Is About To Die)

- Dear Author As you may be aware from my earlier letters, I am one of your biggest fans. I loved your last book — and I don't just mean I liked it a lot. I mean I loved it the way a man loves his wife...

By: LousyNick | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Apr 2015

The World

- I go to the library to relax To find a book with all the facts Read a short story on the run Grab a joke-book just for fun Visit places I have never been See people with different trends L...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 23 Sep 2014

Philena: Thoughts and Words and Sharp Objects

- I read once about a girl who cut stinging words into her flesh, some flowery, a few dirty, many harsh and emotional. The book was really very good. It was titled Sharp Objects and written by a now fav...

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

The End of a World

- With a thought the feeling returns and I impulsively clutch my chest. It won't go away. My mind whirls with disordered thoughts. I realise that I'm frowning again and try to relax my eyebrows. ...

By: Geist | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 11 Oct 2013

Drop Out

- Chapter 1 September 11th 2001 8:46 a.m. An explosion of sound blasted through the building. It lurched violently to one side. Two people in the express elevator with me gripped the handra...

By: Neilostroff | Category: Drama | Score: 0| Added: 24 Mar 2013

Memory Shelf

- Like books arranged upon a shelf, memories display there. We can choose to read them again, or not, or even share. If placed in a certain order, favourites' at one end. Chosen ones read over and...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Dec 2012


- 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