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Short Fiction category consists of articles dealing with short stories that are a work of fiction that is typically written in prose, frequently in narrative format. Short stories can include fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and for the adults, erotic stories.

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Ali Oyo Asghar J

Rasselas and Nekayah's View About Single and Conjugal Life

Rasselas and Nekayah both are the offspring of Abyssinia royalty who escaped from a happy valley with Imlac in search of happiness. They reach Cairo, the centre of...

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Alan To

The Ghost Stories of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is best known for his classic novels like Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. But he is also fondly remembered for ...

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Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

The Dream Series are writings inspired by experiences and activities encountered in the course of my dreams, plus the interpretations and revelations I receive about each dream. The essence of the

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 11, 2012
Michael E Sedgwick

Global warming causes a huge ice floe to break free from the Antarctic continent and float from McMurdo Sound into the Antarctic Current. As it melts, the ice liberates a virus that has been hidden

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012
Michael E Sedgwick

A Minnesota fisherman, Russ, goes off to Racine, Wisconsin, with his buddy, Bugs, to participate in the annual contest held by Salmon-A-Rama. First prize is a top-of-the-line fishing boat loaded or

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012
Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

In the annals of the Wayside folklore it is recorded that many had drifted into her abyss, but few, very few have been known to return to the former life. As the proverb of the Way-Side folkes goes,

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 06, 2012
Serena Fairfax

When he had first arrived in the firm someone called him Titch and the name had stuck. He was a short, slight, man, very quiet, but with a keen sense of humour and a total devotion to his job. He was

By: Serena Fairfax l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 05, 2012
Ali Oyo Asghar J

Rasselas and Nekayah both are the offspring of Abyssinia royalty who escaped from a happy valley with Imlac in search of happiness. They reach Cairo, the centre of commerce. There travelers as well

By: Ali Oyo Asghar J l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 04, 2012
John Paddison

Most everyone who attended elementary school or junior high in the 1950s knew or experienced his or her own Ralph the psycho school bus driver. Education and behavior modification has changed greatly

By: John Paddison l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 29, 2012
Robert Waldvogel

Follow the main character as he unknowingly plants the seed of jealousy. And learn how it ends up choking him.

By: Robert Waldvogel l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 28, 2012
Rachel A Denney

The Fermi Paradox poses an interesting question -- if there are aliens in the universe, why isn't there any sign of them? There are many different possibilities, like maybe they've all died out or

By: Rachel A Denney l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 17, 2012
Scott Amundson

Writing backwards is an exercise that can help a writer to greatly improve. In fact, everyone should master the art of writing backwards.

By: Scott Amundson l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 20, 2012
Alan To

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is best known for his classic novels like Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. But he is also fondly remembered for writing quite a few ghost stories.

By: Alan To l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 19, 2012
Carl J Mondello

Our ship had pulled into Dego because she and the men who manned her were kind of tired. She was a small ship, just a destroyer escort. But she had done a good job and a total overhauling was the

By: Carl J Mondello l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 13, 2012

The moon was just starting to peek through the grey clouds as dusk descended on the dark street. Valerie moved into position just out of sight of the busy street in front of her, under a dim

By: Denny Phillips l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 12, 2012
Ehtesham Mirza

The nautical twilight was gradually merging with astronomical twilight. The darkness was spreading fast engulfing the town. The winter has its fury, and the wind chill effect was making life a bit

By: Ehtesham Mirza l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 02, 2012
Karen S Cole

Dina and Shinea huddled together and watched as Michael, the new office boy, grunted and groaned over the copy machine. "Damn thing always needs fixed," he griped to the general air. Sweating, he

By: Karen S Cole l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 27, 2012
Ehtesham Mirza

The train gradually slowed down and with moderate screeching sound stopped at the designated platform. The hustling and bustling sound of railway station was conspicuous by the arrival and departure

By: Ehtesham Mirza l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 22, 2012

The pebble inside the shoe...the left one throbbing like a thorn to a throne, under his left foot toes. Jojo stamped his feet casually, hoping the pebble would slide down the side. Pebble was static.

By: Nati Riddim l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 22, 2012
Owen Johnston

I cannot help but to every so often sit and contemplate the meaning of things, how a man gazing from his window, watching the leaves breeze by, seems to know a little too much about the many shades

By: Owen Johnston l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 18, 2012
Matthew J Harris

When I was seven, my bookworm aunty became concerned at my lack of interest in all things literary, and frogmarched me to the local bookstore to choose a book. Not that the book I chose did much to

By: Matthew J Harris l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 17, 2012
Sam De La Bertauche

The dog started barking again. "God damn dog, what time is it?" "Three thirteen am Gerry, go back to sleep."

By: Sam De La Bertauche l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Dec 01, 2011
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Ali Oyo Asghar J

Rasselas and Nekayah both are the offspring of Abyssinia royalty who escaped from a happy valley with Imlac in search of happiness. They reach Cairo, the centre of commerce. There travelers as well

By: Ali Oyo Asghar J l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0
Alan To

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is best known for his classic novels like Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. But he is also fondly remembered for writing quite a few ghost stories.

By: Alan To l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Carl J Mondello

Our ship had pulled into Dego because she and the men who manned her were kind of tired. She was a small ship, just a destroyer escort. But she had done a good job and a total overhauling was the

By: Carl J Mondello l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Michael E Sedgwick

Global warming causes a huge ice floe to break free from the Antarctic continent and float from McMurdo Sound into the Antarctic Current. As it melts, the ice liberates a virus that has been hidden

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Robert Waldvogel

Follow the main character as he unknowingly plants the seed of jealousy. And learn how it ends up choking him.

By: Robert Waldvogel l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 28, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
John Paddison

Most everyone who attended elementary school or junior high in the 1950s knew or experienced his or her own Ralph the psycho school bus driver. Education and behavior modification has changed greatly

By: John Paddison l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Ehtesham Mirza

The nautical twilight was gradually merging with astronomical twilight. The darkness was spreading fast engulfing the town. The winter has its fury, and the wind chill effect was making life a bit

By: Ehtesham Mirza l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 02, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Karen S Cole

Dina and Shinea huddled together and watched as Michael, the new office boy, grunted and groaned over the copy machine. "Damn thing always needs fixed," he griped to the general air. Sweating, he

By: Karen S Cole l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 27, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Lyz Russo

How Pirate Captain Radomir Lascek promises to improve the world. Cut scene from a science fiction novel. The year is 2116; the world is under the tyranny of a terrible organization, the "Unicate",

By: Lyz Russo l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Nov 06, 2008 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Michael E Sedgwick

A Minnesota fisherman, Russ, goes off to Racine, Wisconsin, with his buddy, Bugs, to participate in the annual contest held by Salmon-A-Rama. First prize is a top-of-the-line fishing boat loaded or

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Matthew J Harris

When I was seven, my bookworm aunty became concerned at my lack of interest in all things literary, and frogmarched me to the local bookstore to choose a book. Not that the book I chose did much to

By: Matthew J Harris l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 17, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

In the annals of the Wayside folklore it is recorded that many had drifted into her abyss, but few, very few have been known to return to the former life. As the proverb of the Way-Side folkes goes,

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Serena Fairfax

When he had first arrived in the firm someone called him Titch and the name had stuck. He was a short, slight, man, very quiet, but with a keen sense of humour and a total devotion to his job. He was

By: Serena Fairfax l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 05, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Scott Amundson

Writing backwards is an exercise that can help a writer to greatly improve. In fact, everyone should master the art of writing backwards.

By: Scott Amundson l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Rachel A Denney

The Fermi Paradox poses an interesting question -- if there are aliens in the universe, why isn't there any sign of them? There are many different possibilities, like maybe they've all died out or

By: Rachel A Denney l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 17, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

The Dream Series are writings inspired by experiences and activities encountered in the course of my dreams, plus the interpretations and revelations I receive about each dream. The essence of the

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Sam De La Bertauche

The dog started barking again. "God damn dog, what time is it?" "Three thirteen am Gerry, go back to sleep."

By: Sam De La Bertauche l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Dec 01, 2011 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

The moon was just starting to peek through the grey clouds as dusk descended on the dark street. Valerie moved into position just out of sight of the busy street in front of her, under a dim

By: Denny Phillips l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Owen Johnston

I cannot help but to every so often sit and contemplate the meaning of things, how a man gazing from his window, watching the leaves breeze by, seems to know a little too much about the many shades

By: Owen Johnston l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 18, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Santosh Kalwar

This is a short folk prose about the queen seeking intelligent man in the village. She publicly invites them to marry her by giving them really simple task.

By: Santosh Kalwar l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jul 30, 2011 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
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Ali Oyo Asghar J

Rasselas and Nekayah both are the offspring of Abyssinia royalty who escaped from a happy valley with Imlac in search of happiness. They reach Cairo, the centre of commerce. There travelers as well

By: Ali Oyo Asghar J l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0
Carl J Mondello

Our ship had pulled into Dego because she and the men who manned her were kind of tired. She was a small ship, just a destroyer escort. But she had done a good job and a total overhauling was the

By: Carl J Mondello l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Scott Amundson

Writing backwards is an exercise that can help a writer to greatly improve. In fact, everyone should master the art of writing backwards.

By: Scott Amundson l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Alan To

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is best known for his classic novels like Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. But he is also fondly remembered for writing quite a few ghost stories.

By: Alan To l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Lyz Russo

How Pirate Captain Radomir Lascek promises to improve the world. Cut scene from a science fiction novel. The year is 2116; the world is under the tyranny of a terrible organization, the "Unicate",

By: Lyz Russo l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Nov 06, 2008 lViews: 48 lComments: 0

The moon was just starting to peek through the grey clouds as dusk descended on the dark street. Valerie moved into position just out of sight of the busy street in front of her, under a dim

By: Denny Phillips l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Ehtesham Mirza

The nautical twilight was gradually merging with astronomical twilight. The darkness was spreading fast engulfing the town. The winter has its fury, and the wind chill effect was making life a bit

By: Ehtesham Mirza l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Feb 02, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Ehtesham Mirza

The train gradually slowed down and with moderate screeching sound stopped at the designated platform. The hustling and bustling sound of railway station was conspicuous by the arrival and departure

By: Ehtesham Mirza l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 22, 2012 lViews: 34 lComments: 0
Karen S Cole

Dina and Shinea huddled together and watched as Michael, the new office boy, grunted and groaned over the copy machine. "Damn thing always needs fixed," he griped to the general air. Sweating, he

By: Karen S Cole l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 27, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

The pebble inside the shoe...the left one throbbing like a thorn to a throne, under his left foot toes. Jojo stamped his feet casually, hoping the pebble would slide down the side. Pebble was static.

By: Nati Riddim l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 22, 2012 lViews: 33 lComments: 0
Matthew J Harris

When I was seven, my bookworm aunty became concerned at my lack of interest in all things literary, and frogmarched me to the local bookstore to choose a book. Not that the book I chose did much to

By: Matthew J Harris l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 17, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Owen Johnston

I cannot help but to every so often sit and contemplate the meaning of things, how a man gazing from his window, watching the leaves breeze by, seems to know a little too much about the many shades

By: Owen Johnston l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jan 18, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Sam De La Bertauche

The dog started barking again. "God damn dog, what time is it?" "Three thirteen am Gerry, go back to sleep."

By: Sam De La Bertauche l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Dec 01, 2011 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Michael E Sedgwick

Global warming causes a huge ice floe to break free from the Antarctic continent and float from McMurdo Sound into the Antarctic Current. As it melts, the ice liberates a virus that has been hidden

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Michael E Sedgwick

A Minnesota fisherman, Russ, goes off to Racine, Wisconsin, with his buddy, Bugs, to participate in the annual contest held by Salmon-A-Rama. First prize is a top-of-the-line fishing boat loaded or

By: Michael E Sedgwick l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

The Dream Series are writings inspired by experiences and activities encountered in the course of my dreams, plus the interpretations and revelations I receive about each dream. The essence of the

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu

In the annals of the Wayside folklore it is recorded that many had drifted into her abyss, but few, very few have been known to return to the former life. As the proverb of the Way-Side folkes goes,

By: Boyewa T'Oritshe Nunu l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Serena Fairfax

When he had first arrived in the firm someone called him Titch and the name had stuck. He was a short, slight, man, very quiet, but with a keen sense of humour and a total devotion to his job. He was

By: Serena Fairfax l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Apr 05, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
John Paddison

Most everyone who attended elementary school or junior high in the 1950s knew or experienced his or her own Ralph the psycho school bus driver. Education and behavior modification has changed greatly

By: John Paddison l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Santosh Kalwar

This is a short folk prose about the queen seeking intelligent man in the village. She publicly invites them to marry her by giving them really simple task.

By: Santosh Kalwar l Arts & Entertainment > Short Fiction l Jul 30, 2011 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
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