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Craven was right

When it happened, as the horror washed over my cold hard exterior, all I could think about was Craven.
The runt of our batch; so cowardly and craven that the name stuck. 922 more words

Ekon Nke


She was Jane and lived in a small apartment with her boyfriend. His name is not important because he was a twat (for those of you who are not British – a stupid incompetent fool). 763 more words

Creative Writing

54. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Friday, October 24th, 8:00pm
Mr. Splindle and Horace

Mr. Splindle: It’s not really cheating.

Horace: Of-of c-c-course not, M-Mr. Sssssplindle

Mr. Splindle: We’re just going to have a nice quiet roast beef dinner and a few beers. 335 more words

Short Stories

Meet Guest Author Florence Witkop

Some years ago, I was driving the thirty plus miles to the school where I was a first grade teacher when I wondered if there was a better way to make a living. 932 more words


One week to go for Solstice Shorts Festival Short Story Competition Deadline

In the spirit of the theme of TIME it seems only fair to have a countdown of some sort.
You have (at time of posting) 166 more words

Short Stories

Desolation: 21 Tales for Tales

Robotic Animals Televisions Which Reveal Alternate Universes Inanimate Objects Brought to Life People Struggling to Survive in Apocalyptic Wastelands Sentient Cutlery and much, much more. Desolation: 21 Tales for Tails is a collection of dark speculative fiction whose stories all focus on themes of loneliness, isolation, and abandonment. 80 more words

Books - Short Stories

NaNoWriMo - It's coming...what to do?

Audience participation needed for this one so read to the end (it’s not long) and leave a comment!

Well, it is indeed coming. NoNoWriMo, the national novel writing competition is about to start and I’m in a quandary. 591 more words