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For the fragile Muses...

by D. Jason Fleming

Sometimes, the course of your life is set out firmly in your mind. Other times, it's set by the music you chance to hear in the middle of the night when you can't sleep. And other times...

The Salt Hollows

by Norman Crane

My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry....

The Devil's Toothache

by Brad C DMD

First short story in my Pandora's Children Book 1: In the Chair collection. This is a preview of the story. To read the entire thing, as well as the second short story, "Dentures", search for Pandora's Children...

A Little Snack

by Brad C DMD

In “A Little Snack”, meet Michael Worthington, Esquire a man whose romantic rendezvous with a stranger doesn’t turn out as expected. To read the whole story, along with “Roadside Memorial”, “Higher”...

The Acorn Gathering

by Duane Simolke, Editor

From a scandal-rocked town in West Texas to the Blackfeet Indian reservation in Montana, these short stories take readers to surprising places in America and the human heart. Fiction by six authors.

Lunatopics

by Ivan Radev

It will be a strange journey. At times it will be naively romantic, but it will also be violently critical of society, its norms, its religions, but also hypercritical of myself. This collection of essayistic...

The Hardest Word

by Paul Samael

Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that -...

World Weary Avengers

by Tom Lichtenberg

The good folks at World Weary Avengers Incorporated had a simple idea - changing the world for the better merely by talking loudly in public. Seemed simple enough, but even with the help of the most sophisticated...

Swilliam Shines - Chapter Two - Late Nights, Early Mornings

by Samuel Williams

FOLLOW THE RECOUNTED TALES OF BANKERS-TURNED-ADVENTURERS JOHN SWILLIAM AND RUPERT SHINES IN THIS BRAND NEW WEB-BASED SERIAL. Jack wakes up with a sore head, and ours boys are offered the chance of a lifetime.

Dark Land - Whispers

by Joey Stewart

It started as a simple idea in fringe science. To use technology to perfect a way to copy humanity into an artificial after-life. After the great cyber war, humanity was eager to jump into a project together....

The Teen Rebels, Episode 1 (Pilot)

by Jacquel Chrissy May

The beginning of the Teen Rebels series. Josie Tremlett-Kahn is 13 years old and is in the eighth grade at Montagne Beach Middle School in Monterey Bay, California. She lives with her father Skylar Stebbins,...

Black Denim Lit #4

by Black Denim Lit

Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. The May, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features seven new authors and their short stories. All the authors...

Tis The Season, Baby

by Jesse Iaquilino

Six 150-word stories of Christmastime and love. Disclaimer: I do not own Muse. The events within are entirely fictional.

The Rising: Fall of Hysteria

by Crystal Rodriguez

Three years after the Risers took over cities and people, the military has finally started to begin rebuilding after some of the infection seems to be controlled. But how controlled has it become? Tony, now...

The Rising: Missing in Action

by Crystal Rodriguez

Following their narrow escape, Tony and the rest of the survivors don't seem to be out of the woods just yet. After an accident derails their plans, they have to find a way to regroup and find their missing...

Bruce Howard - Gentleman with Brass Knuckles

by Emmanuel Obi, Jr

All ten short stories currently available! If he can’t talk you out of your panties then you probably don’t speak English – and even if you don’t speak English the odds are still in his favor. The charmingly...

Night fell

by Michael Constantine

Night, taking a journey across her fantastic world, falls. See her friends and lover journey with her and help her in this piece of whimsical, but heartfelt flash fiction.

Permanent Record

by Andrew O. Dugas

Memory fades but guilt endures. A middle-aged man is accused of a horrible crime. He may be innocent, but a past guilt is stirred up. Can retribution be far behind? "Andrew O. Dugas' Permanent Record will haunt...

Rattling Bones: Gathering Light

by theaatkinson

Rattling Bones is a collection of short stories with a dark edge. Meant for the chicklit reader who likes her fiction a little dark in places, it has a distinct literary flavor. The ideal reader doesn't mind...

THE DATE SQUARE KILLER

by Alan Annand

Mild-mannered hit man finds love, social justice and the meaning of life in non-random acts of murder.