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  • Family Secrets
    -Strange – 4 Pages – Lester walked into the wall and kept right on going. Strange as that may sound, it wasn’t all that unusual. Lester could walk through anything – walls, doors, trees, sand dunes, hotdog stands, people; you name it, Lester could walk through it. It had something…
  • The Adventure of Cascadilla and Perkchip
    Jon StephensonChapter 1 I’m sorry,” said Shantulopukobeebee, “but I am no longer the man you want to marry.”Cascadilla gently placed the half-eaten chicken nugget on the Louis 20th solid silver gold oblong plate. A single tear formed in the corner of her left eye. Don’t you love me anymore?” she…
  • The Ruin Man
    byMarri -Strange – 2 Pages Amidst the tourist clutter of Cannery Row in Monterey, hidden behind the plastic and the lights and the packaged consumer filth, always sold, there was a row of ruins. Fenced off, caged, forgotten, crumbling with rust and jagged concrete, they lay half-submerged in the rocky…
  • Sepulchural
    -Strange Category – 5 Pages “Howdie.” Looking up from the gas pump nozzle, Vincent was greeted by a plummeting red boxing glove to the face. Whump! Vincent stumbled from the strike and fell against his ’87 yellow Trans-Am. “My nose!” The attacker danced back and forth, concealing his identity behind…
  • Zeep In The City
    -Sci-Fi – 3 Pages – Package runner Alpha One-Six, nicknamed `Zeep’ to endear him to Joe Public and his slobbering troglodyte family, had only been distracted for four hundredths of a second. But in that time, he’d somehow managed to collide with a stationary object; unwittingly knocking out his GPS,…
  • The Boy Who Couldn’t Recycle
    Dan Ericsson-Humor – 1 Page And now the story of Buildrock Mane. Buildrock Mane was a little boy with a long name. He could run really fast. He ran as fast as most people can breathe, or as fast as a fish can swim in a tank of Berrysaurus Rex…
  • The Escape
    Tom Shay 9 Pages While waiting for dinner, I realize my entire life is bullshit. I stare at Denise across the plush table set for four. Our wineglasses are full, and we’d been having a great time. Except that we are still waiting for Mr. Brothers, my boss, to show…
  • The Theory
    -Sci-Fi – 1 Page – “Cygnus! Cygnus…please come up. Eat something.” He pulled away reluctantly from his work. She wouldn’t possibly leave him alone for any longer. He might as well brave a meal. He had spent the entire day in his work station…she would be getting suspicious and worried.…
  • Six Arms And A Game Of Pinochle
    Dan Ericsson 1 Page Doug had never really liked Ernie. He was an okay guy most times, if a little omnipresent. Maybe it was Doug’s fault for always picking him out in a crowd. Or maybe Ernie was actually everywhere. Then again, maybe it was the four extra arms that…
  • The Shadow of the Crimson Light
    -Sci-Fi – 12 Pages – No, no and no! This is not, I repeat, not from the strains of over-working. Please, doctor, you of all people should see that I am indeed too excited and on the verge on a breakdown, but again I must implore you to believe that…
  • Morning Bells
    Richard Boggs Strange – 13 Pages Some days, especially Sunday, no one comes in. If I didn’t work here, neither would I. I find Sundays especially gloomy – but I don’t know why. The sun could be shining, and the world would open wide with a smile, and I would…
  • Surprise Package
    Brian Sellnow– Sci-Fi – 1 Page – The crying was to be expected. The girls, after all, were only six years old and, despite their enhanced intelligence and intensive training, were still emotionally immature. And identical siblings often formed unusually strong bonds. In addition to leaving the only environment they…
  • Eat Pete
    -Humor – 5 Pages – Mary Beth awoke with a start. “What the fu…,” she said, groggily. She looked around and realized immediately that it had been a dream. But what a strange dream it was. Stranger than most, to be sure. Not necessarily a nightmare; more of a disturbance.…
  • Strings Attached
    5 Pages She has been fighting it for weeks now, the broody, hungry emotion that came to her when it was past time to have a man. She had ignored the feeling as long as she could because she didn’t want it. She had never liked the consequences of fulfillment but…
  • How to not be a cretin, and give into passion. Also entitled: How to Meet Strange People
    2 Pages I wandered into the kitchen, and there, was an old man sitting at a large table sorrounded by a full breakfast. He held a banana, like you would a handgun, and followed me around the room with it. BANG! He laughed at his own joke until it became…
  • The Evil Women
    Craig SnyderPart One: Evil In the far distant future, a band of women landed in their invisible spaceship somewhere in New Jersey.Suddenly, strange cosmic rays penetrated their bodies, turning some of them to evil! Ajax, a pretty woman, but not one who had turned to evil, burst into the Captain’s…
  • Duzzies
    Duzzies by P.S. Gifford -Sci-Fi – 1 Page – The prompt was Starlight- and I was thirty nine. It is short and admittedly clumsy- I found it on line- but aspects of it I do appreciate. I admit forgetting all about it. Felt I owed it one more airing. Perhaps,…
  • THE UNIVERSALITY OF MAUREEN
    Water gushes down from the showerhead onto me and my troubles are washed away. They of course accumulate again, as does the dirt during the working day. But a good shower – nothing beats it – not a good hard hot shower. Who can go without it and say that they’ve truly lived? The only problem is something curious happens every time I have one. I get under the showerhead on a workday morning at 6.45, and lo and behold, after spending a mere 5 minutes there I come out to find that it is already 7.40.
  • Fabrications of Deranged Idiosyncracy
    arfwoofbagoowhoareu 14 Pages Part 1: A Family Feud Government officials and those who remember the event, well, seem to agree that the boiling point, at least in the Smith house, occurred on a Sunday morning on the 12th of April. The location was Cory’s room. Cory’s pit. Cory’s revolting cesspool.…
  • The Prey
    Nikolay Terekhin-Strange – 1 Page – Dalibor bent over to catch his breath. His throat felt ragged, as though the air was scratching it. His heart was pounding in his chest, his head was spinning, and his calves were burning. He let his bag drop off of his shoulder and…
  • The Mission
    -Strange – 8 Pages – The cold dark basement smelled of rotting mold and stagnant water. Cobwebs lined the floor joists above moving only slightly to the wind of Larry’s breath. A pinprick of light showed through small holes in a window that had been painted black. The rest of…
  • After Death
    Chapter 1: The Scouts -Strange – 13 Pages – Victor Our horses burst from the woods, hooves pounding against the soil and throwing up the turf in thick chunks. My mount had been spurred with a shout to drive her onwards, to carry me as I duck and dodge the…
  • The weird world of today With extracts from a frozen pizza factory
    Bob Badger-Humor – 2 Pages Chapter 1 – Attack of the weird blue scraggy thing from outer space The blue scraggy thing ate his cereal and looked up. Outside against the silver metallic landscape lay a team of archaeologist greenfly. Unknown to the blue scraggy thing they were singing ring-a-ring-a-roses…
  • A Tapping
    -Strange – 2 Pages – A tapping, delicately, on my back. I am sitting up on a table, feeling gentle taps on my back, watching a series of images; myriad tables receding into infinity, like two mirrors facing each other. Farmers milking cows; on each table, a person is sitting…
  • Demon Rising – The Awakening
    Hywel Griffiths-Strange – 18 Pages – Chapter 1: The Awakening Heinrich My stomach feels twisted tonight. We wait in the darkness, myself and several others scattered amongst the undergrowth. Elsewhere more soldiers wait but to our eyes the night only paints images to play on the mind. Bushes are dark…
  • Lock, Stock, and Barrel
    -Strange – 6 Pages – “Get out before I toss you out on your fat ass,” my wife shouted at me during one of her frequent tirades. Smart man that I am, I obeyed. To tell you the truth, when she got in one of her dark moods, it was…
  • I Want My Alien Back!
    Sci-Fi – 9 Pages “He’s not in Area 51? What do you mean he’s not in Area 51?” said Lou Diamond’s wife. “Then you better go after him.” “But, honey, I-“ “No!” she insisted angrily, her finger outstretched and pointing at the front door. “No buts! Go back to wherever…
  • Binkle Bunny in Dead People Taste Funny
    Andrew R.A. Owen – Humor – 6 Pages – The sun was setting over the Cummy Todge public house and a gentle wind whistled across the grass plains. Binkle Bunny sat outside on a bench, the fading light glistening off his metal parts and in his one infra-red eye. “What a beautiful, nay what a peaceful night.”
  • The Ringing of the Bells
    -Strange – 9 Pages – The Ringing of the Bells: Part I The city of Laketown was awakened abruptly by the ringing of the bells. A thunderous roar resounded across the entire city, from the West wall to the Lake Gate and Fish Port. Every citizen was alerted, as though…
  • Space and Stuff
    Simon carrSci-Fi – 12 Pages – Chapter 1 The Wall Copernicus is a colony on Mung. Mung is a shitty planet. That’s why they called it Mung. They were trying to think of something nice and Latin sounding like Mungolytude or something but they had named, like, forty planets that…
  • Sandcastles
    -Strange – 11 Pages – This story begins in the age of myth. It was a time when demons haunted nights, mushrooms housed gnomes, and knights fought dragons. I wasn’t just Anthony, I was Sir Anthony. I had just begun the fourth grade at a new elementary school. My dad…
  • Fake Tan
    Paul Steven Strange – 3 Pages Mary was an attractive girl of nineteen years of age, although she was single and jobless she was never lonely or penniless. Always, Mary had the latest fashionable clothes, no matter what the price. A girl going places or so one was led to…
  • The Adventures of A Dead Duck
    -Humor – 3 Pages – Ick Bollard had waited a long time for this. Longer than he could actually remember. And that was a long time. Ick didn’t know how long, because he’d forgotten how to tell the time, but he knew he’d waited a good while. Ages. Aeons maybe,…
  • Creation By Fire
    Sci-Fi – 26 pages – A burned and battered man turned slowly, rolling over on his back. Pain shot through his body. He started to lift his right arm, but stabbing agony shot through it, causing him to moan and clutch his arm with his other hand. The moan echoed…
  • BLIND SIGHT
    Chris Harris-Strange Stories – 21 Pages – In the cigarette smoke there were pictures. And as the smoke rose and dissipated, so the pictures faded and were gone. At the window a view of the old gate in the field unused. Beyond the gate the fields rolled on forever. These…
  • Iblis Concept
    Aluric Dai -Sci-Fi – 8 Pages – Humanity had sent him. Iblis was human, of course, but not Humanity. Humanity was the single, but often times conflicting, controlling entity of the universe of thought and feeling. Iblis was a mere outcast. He always had been, since his youth. And so…
  • Tasteless Joe
    Strange – 7 Pages – Joseph Mellon appeared like all the other babies in the sandbox. He was cute and cuddly and round and happy; happy eating sand, that is. Oh sure, babies are famous for sticking just about anything in their mouths, but little Joey wasn’t simply tasting the…
  • The Do It Yourselfer
    Humor – 4 Pages – “When we finally came to rest, I was spread-eagled over an obese, senile naked lady in a lake of diarrhea..” I’m proud of the fact that I’m self sufficient in the ED. And it irritates the fire out of me to see prima donnas, read…
  • REDWING
    Sci-Fi – 19 Pages – An eerie light filled the bay below as the moon hung powerless in the darkened sky. Above on the cliffs alone I waited; I knew they’d be coming soon for I’d seen them before. I’d seen their ugly play unfurl a thousand times, and tonight…
  • Mr. Sockforahead – The Series
    Strange – 10 Stories, 72 Pages – Mr. Sockforahead came from the imagination of a young man named Joshua Blanc back in 2000. As he matured, so did his writing skills. However, his imagination remained intact as his creativity thrived. As the years passed he ended up writing 10 Mr.…

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Sci-Fi

Zeep in the City

Zeep In The City

October 2, 2022

-Sci-Fi – 3 Pages – Package runner Alpha One-Six, nicknamed `Zeep’ to endear him to Joe Public and his slobbering troglodyte family, had only been distracted for four hundredths of a second. But in that time, he’d somehow managed to…

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family secrets

Family Secrets

November 26, 2022

-Strange – 4 Pages – Lester walked into the wall and kept right on going. Strange as that may sound, it wasn’t all that unusual. Lester could walk through anything – walls, doors, trees, sand dunes, hotdog stands, people; you…

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Humor

Nebraska

The Adventure of Cascadilla and Perkchip

November 10, 2022

15 Pages Chapter 1 I’m sorry,” said Shantulopukobeebee, “but I am no longer the man you want to marry.”Cascadilla gently placed the half-eaten chicken nugget on the Louis 20th solid silver gold oblong plate. A single tear formed in the…

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I Want My Alien Back!

February 1, 2022

Sci-Fi – 9 Pages “He’s not in Area 51? What do you mean he’s not in Area 51?” said Lou Diamond’s wife. “Then you better go after him.” “But, honey, I-” “No!” she insisted angrily, her finger outstretched and pointing…

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The Frogman

December 10, 1999

6 Pages “I am the frogman!” he gurgled as chunks of vomit spewed from his mouth. Thinking they were newly hatched eggs he scooped them up, rushed to the toilet and threw them in. “If only I could get my…

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Humor Archives

Bacon Becomes Her

October 17, 2004

3 Pages “Brenda’s a pig!” “Roger! Aren’t you two engaged?” Tim paused mid-sip. “That’s your fiancé you’re talking about.” “I know, I know.” Roger took a swig of his Red Hook ESB and wiped his mouth on his shirtsleeve. “But…

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