Short Stories

FICTION "Walking with a Ghost" by Nick Mamatas "The Giving Heart" by Corie Ralston NON-FICTION "The Story Is All: Ten Fiction Editors Talk Shop" by Jeremy L. C. Jones "Who Were the Celts?" by Dr. Kari Maund "Short Fiction: One Year Later" by Neil Clarke

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Could the key to the mystery of the missing Chaos god lie in an ancient temple? A Slaaneshi warband think so, but there are a group of seraphon defenders who might just teach them the error of their ways. A far-wandering Slaaneshi warband are led by an oracle to an ancient temple where a shadow o...

Some of the best words in the English language are "Once Upon A Time." My dad told me a bedtime story every night of my childhood, and now I’ve grown up to become an author. When I posted a few lines of a mystery/thriller under a photo of a red train making a nighttime crossing of a mountain tres...

Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902) was a prolific American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. The spirit of Dickens breathes through the poems and stories of Bret Harte just as the spirit of Bret Harte breathes through the poems and stories of Kipling....

"With prose that is Kafka-esque, side-splitting, and existentially focused, this collection announces Baumbauch as a writer of the bravest, most talented philosophical fiction one can hope to find--and also the most enjoyable. Fans of Joy Williams will swoon over the unstoppable dry-rub of fatall...

Katie was a champion swimmer who suffers an accident which leaves her a paraplegic. Depressed, she meets a handsome physical therapist who tries his best to pull her out of her negative state to no avail. He develops feelings for her, however, and soon her happiness becomes to mean more to him th...

دنیا، دنیای هماهنگی و توازن است و توازن همان وزن است و وزن همان چیزیست که جمله ی "در سعادت¬آباد، کسی به آزادی نمی رود." را به جمله ی "مجرم، به صحنه ی جرم بر می گردد." وصل می کند و به من یادآوری می کند که پیش از این هم مادرِ مادربزرگِ من را به مامیِ پانی، و مامیِ پانی را به می می های شراره، و دستِ...

أدخل غرفة أمي وأُخْرج أحشاء الدولاب، فلا أجد شيئًا. أعود لغرفتي وألاحظ أن رأس الأباجورة يُشبه القبعات.

أنزعها عن هيكلها وأضعها فوق رأسي. أثبّتها في شعري ببعض مشابِك الغسيل. أقف أمام نفسي في المرآة.

أثني على مظهري الذي سيجعل "الكل يتجنن عليّ". أذهب مرة أخرى لغرفة أمي بحثا عن المفتاح....

Soňa Uriková sa vo svojej debutovej zbierke poviedok sústreďuje na medziľudské konflikty a hraničné situácie, do ktorých sa dostávajú mladí ľudia. Prevažne ženské postavy sú nútené prekonávať nešťastné osudy bez ľútosti a sympatií, pričom v sebe hľadajú silu vzoprieť sa životnej bezmocnosti, pria...

A wildly inventive new collection of stories by Joyce Carol Oates that charts the surprising ways in which the world we think we know can unexpectedly reveal its darker contours The New York Times has hailed Joyce Carol Oates as "a dangerous writer in the best sense of the word, one who takes ris...

"Brilliant miniatures. . . . Like the fables of Calvino, Millhauser, or W.S. Merwin. . . . Beautifully blends short story and prose poem. . .

. Mermaids, subways, floods, cucumbers, magicians. . . .The book is a gallery of marvels.

Phillips guides us through the 'Hall of Nostalgia F...

In Halal Pork and Other Stories, Cihan Kaan projects an avant-garde, post 9/11 world, from the perspective of a young Muslim New Yorker. It's a place where Coney Island meets Mars; where hijabi girls are punk rock dervishes; where identity salesmen count pigeons at insane asylums as a cream chees...

William Gay established himself as "the big new name to include in the storied annals of Southern Lit" (Esquire) with his debut novel, The Long Home, and his highly acclaimed follow-up, Provinces of Night. Like Faulkner's Mississippi and Cormac McCarthy's American West, Gay's Tennessee is redolen...

Survivor Type is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the 1982 horror anthology Terrors, edited by Charles L. Grant, and collected in King's 1985 collection Skeleton Crew.

This is a graphic adaptation of the short story, adapted and illustrated by Max Miller.

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**Words With Fiends is approximately 10,000 words/27 pages** When Morgan receives an anonymous invite to play his favorite mobile word game, he readily accepts. He quickly finds himself wishing he hadn’t. As the rules of the game bend and twist, so does his mind. The search to discover the myster...

Beryl Parker grew up in the old world of fairgrounds and con artists. After years of wedded bliss with Charlie, they had managed the best con ever! But a year later, Charlie dies, leaving Beryl penni and in hiding.

One day while walking through a local market, she sees a sign for a fortune...

Hymns to Millionaires is Canadian native Soren A. Gauger's first collection of stories. Taking as his raw materials the treatment of the fantastic found in Borges and Kis, the misanthropic musings of Gombrowicz and Bernhard, and a literary understanding of philosophy, Gauger's stories are formall...