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February 26, 2021
General Stories Nicholas Tomsko

The Voice Of The Valley

McCullum spat on the dusty earth and raised his monocular to the golden horizon. A faint speck slowly blossomed as a galloping horse drew closer to the lawless valley town. A sorrel mare appeared, carrying a lifeless rider that flopped about with each gallop.…
February 26, 2021
Flash Fiction Dhananchezhiyan


In Tamil Nadu, there was no general entrance examination for admission to medical studies four years ago but the general entrance examination called KEET has been in force form the last four years. This makes it difficult for many lay people to enrol in…
February 25, 2021
Crime Stories Charles West

The Texas Way

“I am afraid the Governor won’t be able to see you today,” the receptionist said politely. “This is unacceptable,” the man said. “Promises were made. I helped the governor get elected, you know. He is a friend of mine,” the man said, positive the one time he…
February 25, 2021
General Stories Hunter Warmack

Where Were You?

Oliver stared down at me, sweat dripping from his nose, and an empty sort of despair from his eyes. “Where were you?” I couldn’t fully grasp what he was asking. What on earth was he talking about? “Oliver please- “ “You’re every bit to blame as he is.” Oliver…
February 25, 2021
Mystery Stories Addison Pamment

The Bird In The Thorn Bushes

“Where is James now?” A question among the welcoming party of the boys’ own mother. His aunt, Elizabeth, stares across the empty plains of land across their property. “he must come back at some point, mustn’t he?” She asks her husband, the boy’s uncle, “he…
February 24, 2021
General Stories Saif Aly

The Things We Leave Behind

After my grandmother’s death, we found drawers filled with knick-knacks her pilot son would bring her. Is it our anxiety to not forget and not be forgotten that makes us collect things? Did you read about what Mrinal Sen’s son has done with his parents’…
February 24, 2021
Flash Fiction Russ Bickerstaff

Her And The Paper

There's sunlight streaming in through the window. The morning sun seems to be getting comfortable about the prospect of it being morning. There don't appear to be too many clouds outside to obscure much of anything. I'm lying on the floor next to a paper, but…
February 21, 2021
Mystery Stories Saniya Khakwany

Unexpected Turn of Events

Time had flown by quickly; every year, Sasha would make New Year resolutions, but she would fail to achieve every year. This year she thought to make a list that was easy to accomplish, but again, the year was about to come to an end, only a few hours left,…
February 21, 2021
General Stories Phil Carter

The Man In The Attic

Footsteps ascend the creaky stairs, alerting the man that it is time to eat. He lifts up his head from his book, and stares at the blank wall. He waits for the footsteps to disappear back down the stairs, before sliding his legs over the edge of the bed and…
February 18, 2021
Romance Stories Dunja Lozuk

Think Twice Before You Hit Send

Oh, no. No, no no. This cannot be happening. I was a magnet for disaster, but never have I imagined myself hurling into a toilet bowl after finding out the man I just had sex with was married with children. That is exactly what you get when you try to meet…
February 18, 2021
General Stories Tom Metzinger

D Sports

It was intimidating. There had never been this many people, a venue this large. They could play an NBA game in this arena. Focus. He had loaded up on carbs and proteins for a week. Two days ago, he switched to 100% fruits and vegetables with some additional…
February 15, 2021
Fantasy Stories Mohanjeet Kukreja


December 8, 2018 It was a Sunday and I was at the cemetery again to offer my floral tribute. With moistened eyes I looked at the headstone inscription, which read: Lily DeCruze May 17, 1959 – June 20, 2018 Your memory lives on! Around four years back… Still…

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