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Echo Beach

by Ray Daley

Two men during World War Two, one anxious to serve, the other just wants to stay alive. How can one man help another? Written by a veteran and released specifically for Armistice Day 2013. Remember our troops,...

The Set-Up

by William Hrdina

The Set-Up is actually a quick sketch for an idea I plan to write as a screenplay. If I can keep the scope small, I might even try to get it made here in Portland. It’s a twist on the classic crime film- a...

In Small Doses 3 (A Short Story Collection Abridged )

by Hallett German

From the author of the Olivia Plymouth and Corporate Intent Series, the author's third short story collection. These twenty stories are the most wide-ranging and creative to date. Topics include the paranormal,...

Exodus: Year 40

by William Hrdina

Exodus Year 40- is a sort of humorous essay/deconstruction of the Ten Commandments story as it is found in Exodus. I’ve been doing a lot of Bible reading as research for my latest novel The Gospels of Nikolai...

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...

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...

The Rental

by Shain Knowles

John takes a road trip behind the wheel of a poor choice of rental cars.

Regret

by Jaleta Clegg

The invention of the Emoticator promises to free mankind from unwanted emotional burdens. But at what cost to our future?

Missing, presumed vanished

by Ray Daley

After the escape from a robbery almost becomes a disaster, can two fugitives stay free from the long arm of the law?

Shadow Chasers

by Ray Daley

A young runner rails against a former friends ego, using dark forces to wreak his revenge. What really happens when you catch your own shadow? Could it be worse than what might happen if it catches you?

Swilliam Shines - Chapter Ten - Returning Home

by Sam Williams

FOLLOW THE RECOUNTED TALES OF BANKERS-TURNED-ADVENTURERS JOHN SWILLIAM AND RUPERT SHINES IN THIS BRAND NEW WEB-BASED SERIAL. Back in London with the first of Mr Darwin's bounty, but is he happy with it?

The Short Trip

by Ray Daley

What lengths will a Doctor Who fan go to in order to retrieve missing episodes?

As Seen on Craig's List

by Brad C DMD

I was challenged to do a piece of flash horror, but flash fiction isn't my cup of tea. I have a hard enough time keeping a short story under 5,000 words. But this is less than 1,500, so its close enough in my...

Face Your fear

by Justin D. Russell

This is a preview from my upcoming collection of short stories.(Word count 1986) What happens when your fear rules your life. Johnny has lived with one fear all his life, can he conquer it now?

Ella's Mother

by Cress Roylott

Reflections on family, trauma, and ghosts, from a reluctant mother. Excerpt: I’m staring at Ella down by the stream. Not quite four, and she scampers about like an elfin who has all the world in her hands....

We Could Hear the Howls of the ADHD Boys: A Fiction

by Tom Triumph

A group of survivors in post-apocalyptic New England go from town to town scavenging for pharmaceuticals in order to stay alive. One man in the tribe searches for seizure meds for his son, while a gang of ADHD...

Descent into Madness: A Tryst with Lunacy

by C. A. Stommel

A collection of short stories where the author of each is mad or crazy or insane. Come along on this twisting journey I've created.

The Dirt Eaters

by H.D. Timmons

Set in the 1960s of America's rural south, a young black woman is forced to reckon with her cultural eating disorder of eating dirt.

Dentures

by Brad C DMD

Second 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 first short story, "The Devil's toothache", search for Pandora's...

World of Dead Preview 3

by Robby DeLuca

This third preview is so that you guys can see how far into this novel I am. This is an exert from Chapter 5