Category Archives: Original Fiction

NAUGHTY NELDA by Mark Antony Rossi

Nelda was an only child of divorced Satanists who used to operate the town’s occult book store. One day while messing with a volume of dark spells she stumbled on a formula to become invisible and torment the local kids … Continue reading

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SLIME GREEN GROCER by Mark Antony Rossi

These red goldfish candy are too hard on my teeth. I know why: the corner green grocer is a vampire. A soul-sucking psychopath devouring spare change aggressively borrowed from rich school kids. That monster has a lot of nerve. Do … Continue reading

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SO NORMAL AND UNWRITTEN by Karen Bovenmyer

An empty house lived at the end of his street. Trees like claws stopped other kids, as if they grabbed ankles and wrists and hoods of sweatshirts. He found a way there by looking somewhere else, sidewalk-crack-sidewalk, then dead grass. … Continue reading

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TEETH by Izabella Grace

Carl finds me in the attic, barefoot and crouched beside the crumpled, brown envelope. Moonlight streaks the uneven boards, glistening like water on the scattered, nude photographs of Mia. He steps towards them, reaching for my beautiful, missing, older sister, … Continue reading

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TEETH by Izabella Grace (alternate version)

You find me in the attic, barefoot and crouched beside the crumpled, brown envelope. Moonlight streaks the uneven boards, glistening like water on the scattered, nude photographs of Mia. You step towards them, reaching for my beautiful, missing, older sister, … Continue reading

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FIRST DATE by Raymond K. Rugg

The meal was going okay until I noticed the cockroach. This dinner was my one chance to make a good impression. Tammy had finally agreed to go out with me and I had splurged on the best restaurant I could … Continue reading

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RESTLESS STEED by Kyle Newton

Kind stranger, come this way, enter my home, for you must take heed. Continue this road tonight, and I fear you shall cross, the Restless Steed. Allow me to hang-up your coat—your hat as well, and a century’s old story … Continue reading

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THE BATHROOM by Alice Winsbury

Below your feet and below the pavement run the sewers. A putrid place filled with the rotting smell of human waste that runs in rivers of black. It is an unimaginable scene where no sane human would seek refuge. However, … Continue reading

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SHE BECKONED by Kyle Newton

I awoke to my wife calling to me from down the hallway. As I sat up, slender fingers held me back. It was her. A tremble in her hand grew. Wide eyes stared into the hallway. That’s when I heard … Continue reading

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MISTRUST OF MY MISTRESS by Bosley Gravel

My mistress seamstress stretches skin across the spindles of her womb. She darns the wounds of loneliness with spools of thick black thread. Now hidden in a darkened paradise, embroiled with Death’s perfume, I fear my mistress seamstress, so tired … Continue reading

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