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A drabble is an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length, not necessarily including the title. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.

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A story of 250 words or less. Like, it should be able to fit on a postcard, ya know?

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1000 words or less with a title no longer than 7 words.

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Throw the book at 'em. Then throw the rest of the books at 'em! Starting with the shortest one and then moving all the way up to the biggest one. I don't care if you're tired!

A Tale on Me Birthday (4908 words)
   - John meets Paul at an early Quarry Men gig -
   by Pete McArdle

Everything That Keeps Me Together Is Falling Apart (6712 words)
   by Ted Jackins

History of a Dead Man (1027 words)
   by George L. Sparling

The Secret Life of Dr. Marty Walters (3638 words)
   - Homage to "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" -
   by Pete McArdle

#HelpSaveGodzilla (2007 words)
   by Pete McArdle

$18.65 (1584 words)
   by Ekin Glass

20 Years (1847 words)
   - In the Presence of the Damned -
   by Luis Rivas

3 flash fictions (572 words)
   by J. A. Tyler

51-50 (3231 words)
   by M. Frias-May

8. Addiction (4149 words)
   by Steven Lee

A Bubblegum Love Song (425 words)
   by Nathan Graziano

A Cautionary Tale of Bike Swapping (2188 words)
   by Kimberlee Smith

A Cracked Gate (126 words)
   by Cade Scott

A Dangerous Game (738 words)
   by Charlie Skinner

A Fan Fiction to Stories about a Boy and His Dog (676 words)
   by David Spiering

A Free Ticket (4207 words)
   by Dick Reynolds

A Gentleman's Tormentor (1720 words)
   by Patricia Grant

A Gift for Tiffany (2011 words)
   by Pete McArdle

A Halloweenie Punkin Story (2947 words)
   by Tony Byrer

A House for the Wazungu (2524 words)
   by Anne Goodwin

A Hungry Artist (1523 words)
   - -A modern take on a classic story by Franz Kafka- -
   by Anna Voisard

A Long and Cold Winter (498 words)
   by Jon Beight

A Long Time to Remember (1026 words)
   by Joel Turner

A Matter Of Convenience (958 words)
   by Michael J. Solender

A Midnight Not So Clear (162 words)
   by Reynold Junker

A Mutual Interest (2348 words)
   by JC Piech

A Nuisance of Noggins (354 words)
   by Charles Austin Muir

A Nun's Tale (5095 words)
   by Pete McArdle

A Peaceful Conclusion (4891 words)
   by Martin Westlake

A Public Apology for the Crude Display of My Listicles (784 words)
   by Kaylin Tristano

A Quiet Desperation (3403 words)
   by Christopher J. Dwyer

A Stolen Roll of Film (3619 words)
   by Lise McMitchell

A Stupid Joke (5482 words)
   by Andrew Moreno

A Symphony Of Bumps And Creaks (524 words)
   by Michael Stewart

A tampon. (978 words)
   by Dan Donche

A Thousand Unspoken Words (3863 words)
   by Donna Walker Nixon

A Trip Beyond (2550 words)
   by Andy Tu

A Visit From St. Nicholas - Palahniuk's Adaptation (797 words)
   by Robyn Slack

A Way We'll Never Be (3768 words)
   by Paul Rogov

A Workingman's Blues (2462 words)
   by Joel Sweeney

“The Artist On The Spanish Hall’s Republican Activities In Monterey, California ,1937” (924 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Abandonment (1137 words)
   by xTx

Abram & The Dark (1321 words)
   by Derrick Lafayette

Ah Wanton Will Ye (3363 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Alien Dreams (1539 words)
   by Bill Pieper

All Smiles (4276 words)
   by Audrey T. Carroll

Allen's Way (7465 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Among the Nalatari (1416 words)
   by Tantra Bensko

An Epistle to Odysseus from Elpenor (2609 words)
   by Rocky Burton

An Evening With the Charles Bukowski of Berlin (1601 words)
   by M.P. Powers

An Eye Fer An Eye (4065 words)
   by David Weston

And All My Days Are Trances (3457 words)
   by Helen Nicholls

And Ye Shall Be Healed (2052 words)
   - (For Cari) -
   by Brian Hartman

Angel and Rope (5824 words)
   by Dennis Vannatta

Angela (478 words)
   by Daniel Clausen

Animals (12810 words)
   by Andy Henion

Another Mostly True Story (648 words)
   by Robert Masterson

Apple, Watch, Penny (1207 words)
   by Robert Sachs

Arboles de Navidad (3053 words)
   by Bud Smith

Archibald and the Mermaid (3692 words)
   by Jessica Michael

As a General Rule (84 words)
   by Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal

As Big As a Hairline Crack (370 words)
   by Linda Lerner

Assassinate the DJ (2840 words)
   by Jeff B Willey

At The Hors d'oeuvre Convention (507 words)
   by Tom Janikowski

At the Star Trek Convention (4595 words)
   by Margaret Karmazin

Attack of the Fifty-Five Foot Crab! (5224 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Babes and Flashlights in Cemetery Land (9484 words)
   by Mark James Andrews

Basement (1120 words)
   by Daryn Houston

Basic Needs (498 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Bayou Scars (2757 words)
   by Mary Ann Loesch

Beautiful Something (10919 words)
   by Drew A. Carmichael

Bedside Manner (2217 words)
   by Simeon Greene

Before Tomorrow (1692 words)
   by DB Cox

Ben the Bear (3411 words)
   by Mike Hancock

BETRAYAL (336 words)
   by David Sparenberg

Between Living and Dying (1527 words)
   by Ally Malinenko

Big Top (233 words)
   by Jon Tait

Billy Hit The Train (926 words)
   by Larry Blumen

BINGO (1036 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Binoculars (2693 words)
   by Patricia Grant

Bipolar (260 words)
   by Timothy Gager

Black Friday (2017 words)
   by Brandon Tietz

BLEEDING OUT (985 words)
   by Andy Meisenheimer

Blowing Coleman Hawkins (1662 words)
   by Steven Gulvezan

Bobby (1251 words)
   by Suvi Mahonen

BOMB (408 words)
   by Kelby Losack

Bordello (3362 words)
   by Alex Martin

Bottled in Chicago (1550 words)
   - For Rod Serling and Charles Beaumont -
   by DB Cox

Bottom of the Ninth (1048 words)
   by Chris Milam

Braking (355 words)
   by Tom Simmons

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part I (4315 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part II (12867 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part III (12317 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part IV (9764 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part V (6309 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breakfast and a Cigarette, Part VI (3713 words)
   - A Novella in Four Directions -
   by Bill McLaughlin

Breathe (649 words)
   by Mitch Lavender

Bridge to Gratitude (461 words)
   by Leah Sackett

Brimstone Pillow (3228 words)
   by M.E. Parker

Bring Me An Apple With No Worms (180 words)
   by lo mo

Brogan’s Summer Break (3443 words)
   by Andy Henion

Broken Hearts Are For Assholes (335 words)
   by J. K. Cody

Bucket Head (2787 words)
   by Bill Ectric

Bumble Off To Bethlehem (5732 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Burning Hot Girls (826 words)
   by Pela Via

Burrowing (536 words)
   by Kathleen Radigan

Bus Ride (1979 words)
   by Ted Gogoll

Busy Body (2160 words)
   by Harlan Yarbrough

Caledonia’s Boxes (1355 words)
   by David P. Press

Call Me Mister (1195 words)
   by Paul Corman Roberts

Cantilever (5387 words)
   by Pete Stevens

Carter’s Gift (1670 words)
   by Dave Dulberg

Celia (1009 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Channeling (212 words)
   by Timothy Gager

Chestnut Street (4558 words)
   by Mitchell Waldman

Chibok (2625 words)
   by R. B Ejue

Choices (1217 words)
   by Aaron Como

Choonakhul (539 words)
   by Ashwin Parulkar

Christine (2442 words)
   by Fernando I

Christmas Bliss (4981 words)
   by Sej Harman

Christmas Eve Glass (4644 words)
   by Buffy Shutt

Christmas Newsletter (4685 words)
   by Peter Marino

Cinderella Jones (1039 words)

Clarissa's Party in New York (3408 words)
   by Yolande Brener

Claude (2429 words)
   by Jennifer McCarthy

Clean Sheets (3624 words)
   by Bryan Howie

Cold Iron Christmas (2200 words)
   by KT Wagner

Cold Like Being Afraid (5441 words)
   by Cindy Kelly Benabderrahman

Collecting (1283 words)
   by Ted Gogoll

College Material (1296 words)
   by Louis Wittig

Comanche Killer (1787 words)
   by David S. Pointer

Coming In Their Baleful Urgency (786 words)
   by Mark James Andrews

Consequences (552 words)
   by Jim Chandler

Contributors’ Notes You May (or May Not) Have Seen (552 words)
   by Sally Houtman

Convicted (1447 words)
   by Damion Hamilton

Corralled (2458 words)
   by Creppy

Costume Party (1200 words)
   by JP Reese

Crocodile Kisses Over Daiquiris (110 words)
   by Jade Freeman

Cupcake Chronicles #13 (221 words)
   by Patricia Carragon

Cupcake Chronicles #6 (328 words)
   - 6- Tuesday morning at 9:00, May 13, 2008 -
   by Patricia Carragon

Cupcake Chronicles #8 (394 words)
   - 8- Thursday afternoon after school, September 24, 2008 -
   by Patricia Carragon

Curtis (775 words)
   by Thomas Mundt

Czarninapalooza (395 words)
   by Tom Janikowski

Dade County Workhouse Blues (4487 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Dancing Grandmas (3424 words)
   by Giridhar Veeramaneni

Darling Weapons (7202 words)
   by Franklin Klavon

Dawn in the Valley (2176 words)
   by Luis Rivas

Deacon Bridge (266 words)
   by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

Dead Reckoning (1006 words)
   by Tony Pena

Dead Spot (2698 words)
   by Maureen Lougen

Dear Dr. Shapiro (629 words)
   by Tony Battaglia

Declan Lamasery (199 words)
   by Stephen Rowntree

Deer in Headlights (260 words)
   by Nathan Graziano

Denizens Of Hell (4948 words)
   by M. Keeney

Destined (2585 words)
   by Greg Eidson

Destry's Last Ride (3458 words)
   - *excerpt from Night Train* -
   by Donald O'Donovan

Deviants (5653 words)
   by Stephen Graham Jones

Die, Priest, Die (2657 words)
   by George L. Sparling

Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) (690 words)
   by G.J. Jensen

Diminishing (680 words)
   by Gabriel Ricard

Dinner Conversation (2181 words)
   by Cicily Janus

Dinosaur Encounters (1029 words)
   - Regeneration Serum Lost -
   by David Serra

Do It Yo’self (821 words)
   - --editor's note: Saunders recently marked his 40th year of writing like a madman. Check out his website: -- -
   by Jack Saunders

Doctor's Orders (6209 words)
   by Randi Suzanne Meyer

Doctoring (3006 words)
   by Anne Goodwin

Dog Tags (2217 words)
   by Kenneth Radu

Dogs of Malviya Nagar (428 words)
   by Ashwin Parulkar

Domestic Tranquility (465 words)
   by Ken Poyner

Don't Fuck Around (1053 words)
   by jason neese

Doorbell (1610 words)
   by Eirik Gumeny

Double-Take (330 words)
   by Faith Gardner

Down The Steps (805 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Downward Facing MacGruber (3652 words)
   by Jude Ellery

Dr. Mona Battles Urban Poverty (2485 words)
   by Elias Andreopoulos

Draining Audrey (767 words)
   by Brent Powers

Dream A Little Dream (5326 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Dream Bend (2519 words)
   - Novella excerpt - Chapter 5 -
   by J.Chandler Lee

Dream Job (1199 words)
   by Holly Woodward

Dream With Enough Conviction (464 words)
   by Samuel Snoek-Brown

Dying for a Faith (2720 words)
   by Cynthia Drew

Dyspnea (2420 words)
   by John Faucett

E-Harmony Connection #54421 (529 words)
   by Meg Tuite

Edie (1085 words)
   by Amy Pence

EE's All-You-Can (4100 words)
   by Mickey J. Corrigan

Eester Egg (4025 words)
   by David W. Fry

Eight Little Sausages (310 words)
   by Julia Kennedy

Elegy (362 words)
   by David Sparenberg

Elegy for The Old Republic (1114 words)
   by Michael Gillan Maxwell

Elixir of Life (1790 words)
   by Sarah Angleton

Engorged (480 words)
   by Aleathia Drehmer

Ephemera (902 words)
   by Melanie Browne

Erin Just Wouldn't Eat (893 words)
   by Rhys Milsom

Escort Service (880 words)
   by Jon Beight

Evie's Cure (448 words)
   by Kristin Fouquet

Exit Nothing (1091 words)
   by Pat King

Exit the Editor (680 words)
   - A Micro-Novel in Two Books and Eight Parts -
   by Steven Gulvezan

Explode (2018 words)
   by Damion Hamilton

Exposure (1372 words)
   by Lewis J. Beilman III

Facts Of A Life (363 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Faking It (369 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Family Reunion (6471 words)
   by Brian Biunno

Family Reunion (962 words)
   by Tom Simmons

Felix (3995 words)
   by HC Eversole

First Kiss (1547 words)
   by F.N. Wright

First Plane Home (3193 words)
   - We’re on the March with Ally’s Army -
   by Jon Tait

Flash in the Pan (762 words)
   - A quick and easy recipe for flash fiction. -
   by Sally Houtman

Fleas, Love, and Understanding (4961 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Flesh (3161 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Flounder (147 words)
   by Neil Tarpey

Floyd Takes a Walk (4868 words)
   by Ted Gogoll

Fog (1585 words)
   by Melissa Savlov

Football Season Is Over (259 words)
   - After the words of author Hunter S. Thompson. -
   by Sarai Vasquez

For Being There (1087 words)
   by Joan Hoekstra

For Mum and Alexis Sanchez (2379 words)
   by Adeola Chris

Formaldehyde (608 words)
   - (an excerpt from STRANGER WILL) -
   by Caleb J. Ross

Found by the Sheppard (3124 words)
   by Giridhar Veeramaneni

Four Days of Rain (6364 words)
   by Michael LaRosa

Four Stories (1041 words)
   by Chris Lambert

Free (1303 words)
   by Don Tassone

Freefall (1003 words)
   by Adeola Chris

From Her Fingers Drip Tiny Words (1253 words)
   by Gabino Iglesias

Full Service (2322 words)
   by G. David Schwartz

Games (1459 words)
   by Silvia Villalobos

Games You Can Play With the Dead (424 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Gas Tank (555 words)
   by Kelby Losack

Ghostlike (2903 words)
   by John H. Matthews

Girl Talk (3030 words)
   by Matt Andrew

God Series (662 words)
   by Matthew J. Hall

Golfing for Geese (2018 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Good For His Word (485 words)
   by Steven Gulvezan

Gore (6113 words)
   by Andrew Lee Hart

Grace's Chair (1046 words)
   by Dai Akaboshi

Grouse Ridge (4584 words)
   by Bill Pieper

Guatemala (4587 words)
   by Bill Pieper

Guignol Girl (2952 words)
   by Doc Sigerson

Halloween and Neo Paganism at the Library (325 words)
   by Mark James Andrews

Halloween At The Gym (1090 words)
   by Zarina Zabrisky

Halloween in Monterey, California (2308 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Hamburger (280 words)
   by Victor Schwartzman

Hannah's Ascent (3671 words)
   by Rachel Stern

Happenstance (487 words)
   by Natasha Gdansk

Hard America (5232 words)
   by John Bruce

Harlot (2415 words)
   by DM Morales

Harry, Francis, and the Language of Love (563 words)
   by Rupan Malakin

Harvest (964 words)
   by David Morris

Havana Corazon Alma (159 words)
   by J.K. Dark

Helen (3412 words)
   by Martin Westlake

Her Beautiful Oldness (2566 words)
   by Jerald Matters

Her Fairytale (4984 words)
   by Elizabeth Walk

Her Ironing-Board Stomach (89 words)
   by Roberta Verdant

Here be Dragons (6811 words)
   by Andrew Lee Hart

Hero of Earth (611 words)
   by David Henson

Heroin Wings (1561 words)
   by Zarina Zabrisky

Hey, Chinese kid! (492 words)
   by Josh Olsen

HGTV Job Posting: Host Duo (594 words)
   by Kaylin Tristano

Hines Park (582 words)
   by Josh Olsen

His Father's Eyes (1604 words)
   by Drew McCoy

His Grand Vision (571 words)
   by Shawn Misener

HISTORY (965 words)
   by Adam Phillips

Homewrecker (2963 words)
   by Levi Jiorle

Honey-Hued Eyes (1349 words)
   by Zarina Zabrisky

Honey, Soft and Slow (474 words)
   by Angel Luis Colon

Hooked (5730 words)
   by Madeline ioannidis

Hope In The Tenderloin (1507 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

How Fast They Forget (993 words)
   by Don Tassone

How's Your Sister? (1810 words)
   by Anne Goodwin

Huckleberry Pie (108 words)
   by Neil Tarpey

Hunter (1291 words)
   by Kenneth Weene

Hybrid Beastiary (914 words)
   by AE Reiff

I Don’t Need A Lawyer, Much Less You (13685 words)
   - A Play in One Act -
   by Victor Schwartzman

I Lost Myself (1056 words)
   by Zahzee Ekpe

I Stopped Reading the Newspaper (5743 words)
   by Margaret Karmazin

I, the Vacant, Gaze (619 words)
   by Bill Ectric

I'm From Electric Peak (7958 words)
   by Bud Smith

I've Got A Whistle! (1040 words)
   by Jay Slayton Joslin

I’d Fuck Becky Green (2778 words)
   by h. l. nelson

If An Infinite Number of Monkeys... (2906 words)
   by Pete McArdle

If and Then (862 words)
   by Chris Lambert

Immigrant Moon (3186 words)
   by Neil Davies

In All Innocence (647 words)
   by Eddie Martell

In Conversation With God (11936 words)
   by Zeeshan Aziz

In Praise of Female Parts (908 words)
   by Anne Goodwin

In the Age of Gerardo (1650 words)
   by Matthew Vasiliauskas

In The Same Ship (1723 words)
   by Stephen Arinze

Incredible Day (4267 words)
   by Tom W. Miller

Incubator (1264 words)
   by Karley Bayer

Inside Pandora's Box (2525 words)
   by Jesse Rawlins

Interim (1565 words)
   by Nancy Christie

Invasion (161 words)
   by Gabe Gott

Ioana (2102 words)
   by Silvia Villalobos

Irises (532 words)
   by Cassi Sonoda

It'd be a process (2757 words)
   by J. Edward Vanno

Jackson's Folly (3210 words)
   by Mary Senter

Jamie (708 words)
   by Craig Firsdon

Jasmine, Wilting In The Garden (3763 words)
   by Richard Corrigan

Jenny (4078 words)
   by Jack Isaak

Jersey Shore (803 words)
   by Bobby Sauro

Jesus Leads the Jets to the AFC Championship (2481 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Job Interview (854 words)
   by RW Watkins

Job's Tears (423 words)
   by Ron Burch

Johnny Strikes up the Band (1874 words)
   by Libby Cudmore

Jolene (3433 words)
   by Matthew Ulland

Jury Duty (629 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Just a Bucket (594 words)
   by Tom Janikowski

Kamikaze (2918 words)
   by Samuel Snoek-Brown

Kleptomania (5254 words)
   by Ally Malinenko

Klippinger, Minnesota (5174 words)
   by Adam R. Burnett

LA LOTERÍA (7197 words)
   by Ben Reese

Lakshmi (459 words)
   by Ashwin Parulkar

Lament for Janet (1099 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Landscape of Worry (6069 words)
   by Kim Farleigh

Las Chinches (1181 words)
   by Jesse Myner

Last Legs: A Fable (429 words)
   by Wes Henricksen

LEMON BALL (1520 words)
   by Adeola Chris

Letter to Santa & His Answer (4017 words)
   - by father and son -
   by Bob Ritchie

Licorice Stick Polka (827 words)
   by Michael Dwayne Smith

Lights Out (711 words)
   by Tony Pena

Limbo (2782 words)
   by Eric Johnsen

Lips (4258 words)
   by David Owain Hughes

Listen To Me (11959 words)
   by Victor Schwartzman

Listening to Avro Pärt (1911 words)
   by Fred Skolnik

LIT (2640 words)
   by Dimple Shah

Little Godot Blues (2340 words)
   by M. Frias-May

Little Puffs of Air (4773 words)
   by HC Eversole

Loop (2196 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Lopsided Smile (1117 words)
   by Stephen Mander

Lost and Found (513 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Love (3205 words)
   by Zack Wilson

Lulu in the Year of Gatsby (4254 words)
   by Gary Percesepe

Lying Day (3480 words)
   by Bradford Philen

Lying in a Creek (1938 words)
   by James Dunlap

Madam Koi Koi (936 words)
   - Nigerian Horror Story -
   by Patrick Edet Cocobassey

Magma Bodies (508 words)
   by John Kuligowski

Make A Wish (2948 words)
   by Eirik Gumeny

Manhattan Love Story: The Zen of Losing Weight (681 words)
   - Tundra, and Judy Garland Once Lived Next Door -
   by Kyle Hemmings

Manhattan, Sunday Morning (322 words)
   by JP Reese

Margarita Baby (3503 words)
   by Bradley Mason Hamlin

Marinate (213 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Market Street Blues (942 words)
   by Tony Pena

Match Day (724 words)
   by Patrick Edet Cocobassey

McUNIVERSE (5604 words)
   by Danger Slater

Melchizedek (4134 words)
   - for Tamar -
   by Andrew Lee Hart

Memories Revisited (4947 words)
   by R. B Ejue

Menopause Yoga Studio (2990 words)
   by Dylan Gilbert

Mercury Loves Lara (2609 words)
   by Lee Foust

Mercy (3616 words)
   by Michael LaRosa

Mercy (2845 words)
   by Danielle Watkins

Messages (186 words)
   by Wayne Dean-Richards

Miss Todd (114 words)
   by Neil Tarpey

Mitt Romney's Phone Number (666 words)
   by Newamba Flamingo

Mixed (690 words)
   by Aidan Hailes

MOBTOWN (588 words)
   by RD Armstrong

montana (1288 words)
   by peach schist

Moose Accident (280 words)
   by Nathan Graziano

Movie Stars (2345 words)
   by Miguel Gardel

Mr. Blackistani (5363 words)
   by Ali Eteraz

Mr. Know-All (2600 words)
   by Somerset Maugham

Mr. Thursday (3257 words)
   by Dude Wallers

Muddy Boots (293 words)
   by Michael J. Solender

Mundane Revolution (845 words)
   by Star Spider

Murdered Sleep (1345 words)
   by Vyatcheslav Bart

Murphy's Wake (2702 words)
   by Steve Wheeler

Musketball (466 words)
   by Tom Janikowski

My Brother The Hero (2054 words)
   by R. B Ejue

My Commodore 64 is Dead (763 words)
   by Brian Hobbs

My Fainting Goat Farm (761 words)
   by Melanie Seal

My Farsi Boyfriend (7921 words)
   by Robin Ray

My Mother the Nigger (339 words)
   by Noah Cicero

My office (103 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Mythical Philadelphia (443 words)
   by J.C.D. Kerwin

Myths of Elvis (950 words)
   by William Stobb

Nazi Underpants (260 words)
   by Steven Gulvezan

Negotiations with Gilligan (140 words)
   by Forrest Aguirre

Nico (2881 words)
   by Ted Gogoll

No Gold Watch (1190 words)
   by Pete McArdle

NO PASARÁN (3334 words)
   by Bill Pieper

No Service (4689 words)
   by Raymond Hutson

No Sirens, Just Lights (1976 words)
   - --editor's note: this is a work of fiction, based on a true event-- -
   by Zachary Moll

Nollywood Love Story (1080 words)
   by Rosie Ebri

Not A Treat (338 words)
   by Colin Campbell

Nothing is Free (6064 words)
   by Paula Sophia Schonauer

Nyet Troika (2664 words)
   by M.E. Parker

Odds Man Out (3749 words)
   by Ben Reese

Old Weather Vane (1156 words)
   by Matt Rowan

On Death Row (847 words)
   by Jared Blakely

On Improvements Outside The Box (416 words)
   by Frank Sloan

On The Rock (6297 words)
   by Christina Hoag

One Loose Screw (482 words)
   by Brian Hobbs

One Man's Trailer Trash (7036 words)
   by Alan Good

One Night in Concord (2718 words)
   by Dan Morey

One Square Yard of the World (5866 words)
   by Dennis Vannatta

Open Your Eyes (3417 words)
   by Edward J Rathke

Oracle (1577 words)
   by AE Reiff

Organ City (1213 words)
   by Pat King

Our German Relative (1402 words)
   by Mitchell Toews

Over Our Wine (1432 words)
   - (A continuation of Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado) -
   by Pat Simonelli

Oxalá (4124 words)
   by Mauricio Ruiz

P & J Sandwiches (2808 words)
   by Kent L Johnson

P.S. - Thanks For the Beer (1634 words)
   by Aleksei Nelaev

Paint It Black (1845 words)
   by DB Cox

Pancho Was A Bandit (1630 words)
   by Patricia Grant

Parker, At The Side Of The Road (2235 words)
   by Chuck Augello

Patriots: Empire, Reactionary, War, Decline (944 words)
   by Tom Simmons

Paulo (810 words)
   by Michael Dwayne Smith

Pawn (2096 words)
   by Colin O'Sullivan

Pearls in Formation (2570 words)
   by Brent Powers

Pebbles and Berries (583 words)
   by H. Jacob Buller

Pecs Of Steel Fitness Center (3044 words)
   by Dylan Gilbert

People's Republic (671 words)
   by Mark Staniforth

Petals On A Wet Black Bough (4498 words)
   by Kirpal

Picket Fence (4437 words)
   by Morgan Roberts

Pig Legs (1048 words)
   by Zarina Zabrisky

Piggy Ferguson Uber Alles (983 words)
   by Marc Olmsted

Pink Light (447 words)
   by Gary V. Powell

Pivotal Moments (657 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

Plan 9 (2640 words)
   by A.S. Coomer

Plant v. Page (113 words)
   by Colin McKay Miller

Plato And Basquiat In Conversation (433 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Please Don't Eat The Fish (570 words)
   by Len Kuntz

Please Don't Shoot (2050 words)
   by Troy Johnson

Pockets (1049 words)
   by Melanie Browne

Poisoned Apples (1918 words)
   by Cindy Rosmus

Posh Shop (2481 words)
   by Edward Wells II

Presence (2272 words)
   by Don Tassone

Princess Fantasia at Château Kilo (9324 words)
   by Woodie Stephenson

Proof That God Loves Us And Wants Us To Be Happy (2418 words)
   by Robb Todd

Proverbs 19:17 (560 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Puffed Up (2157 words)
   by Rudy Koshar

Pumpkin Bones (4567 words)
   by Dan Morin

Putting Patriot Down (6511 words)
   by Jeremy Maddux

Quadrata (1863 words)
   by Josh Koehn

Quangelists (1417 words)
   by George L. Sparling

Rambrant (220 words)
   by Michael McCord

Real Beasts (456 words)
   by Brandon A.M.

Red Fez and Pancakes (3541 words)
   by Craig Wallwork

Red Splooge (5030 words)
   by Doc Sigerson

Redemption (3950 words)
   by Jefferson Burnett

Remembering Ray (2914 words)
   by F.N. Wright

Revelation (123 words)
   by Doug Mathewson

Review: Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” (1989) (1654 words)
   by Chris Campanioni

Room For Two (796 words)
   by Sam Erickson

Roz and Rick (569 words)
   by Mark James Andrews

Runaways (947 words)
   by Andy Henion

Rush to Clear (786 words)
   by Marianne Simon

Safety or Security (1844 words)
   by Spencer Carvalho

Santa and Co. (1962 words)
   by Kaylin Tristano

Sarah (333 words)
   by C.C. Russell

Save It for the Wedding Pictures (3768 words)
   by Anna Keeler

Save Me, Frog Eyes (198 words)
   by Brady Dale

Scarecrow (2113 words)
   by Cindy Kelly Benabderrahman

Scott Scott (1106 words)
   by Bob Johnston

Scout (4311 words)
   by Bud Smith

Screen Door Slams (3012 words)
   by KG Newman

Screw Cupid (2363 words)
   by F.N. Wright

Search For The Moon (4081 words)
   by Levi Jiorle

Seduction by Pickle (508 words)
   by Dean West

Seeing God (1864 words)
   by E.E. Barnes

Segue (2691 words)
   by Peg Steiner

Senior Project (4094 words)
   by Bill Pieper

Seven Sagacious Days (1079 words)
   by Clint Cherepa

Sex, Drugs, and Metaphysics: the Breakup Memoirs (3868 words)
   by Cooper Melvin

Shadows (12770 words)
   by David Sparenberg

Shayna Kupp (3825 words)
   by Judith Felsenfeld

Sheriff Andy Taylor and My Wife’s Best Friend (1096 words)
   by Kip Hanson

Sheshu the Philosopher (1629 words)
   by Giridhar Veeramaneni

Shoot (481 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Short Circuits (1058 words)
   by Mickey J. Corrigan

Side Effects Include (8244 words)
   by John Gifford

Sightings of a Black Bear at the Lake (3784 words)
   by Bradford Philen

Silicon Santa (3272 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Simulacrum (781 words)
   by Adam Moorad

Sincerity (3174 words)
   by Michelle Ong

Sketches for (my sweetheart) the drunk (1658 words)
   by Tom Ingram

Sketches Of Chris (2002 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Skinny Girl (2857 words)
   by Carla Sarett

Smith (4490 words)
   by Jon A. Beadle

Snap-Snap (1049 words)
   by David P. Press

Snow Angel (9799 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Soldiers (99 words)
   by Daniel Davis

Spinning the Wheel (829 words)
   by Jon Beight

Split (4972 words)
   - Misadventures in Ghostwriting -
   by Veronica Lodge

Spongebob Is In Outer Space (1408 words)
   by Gordon Hilgers

Springtime for Papa (1283 words)
   by Steven Gulvezan

Stanley (379 words)
   by Victor Schwartzman

Star 69 (3867 words)
   by Bradley Mason Hamlin

Star Dust (1214 words)
   by Tony Battaglia

State of Shock (1126 words)
   by David P. Press

Stella is Crying (1390 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Still Alive (297 words)
   by Samuel Snoek-Brown

Stomachache (609 words)
   by ani smith

Stories That Defy Literary Conventions (670 words)
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   by M.V. Montgomery

Study Abroad (1716 words)
   by Chris Campanioni

Swallowing Pride (692 words)
   by J. A. Tyler

Sweet (1560 words)
   by Walker Smart

Taking Care of Myself (105 words)
   by Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal

Tale from a Tub (2085 words)
   by Ben Nardolilli

Tales Of Bewilderment And Angst (680 words)
   by M.V. Montgomery

Talker (942 words)
   by Steven Gowin

Talking Head (2902 words)
   by Clinton Bryant

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   by Heather Heyns

Teeth (691 words)
   by Aidan Hailes

Teething Problems (1504 words)
   by Stephen Arinze

Tequila Bartender (7164 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Test Day (304 words)
   by Jeff Weddle

Thank God for Dave (561 words)
   by Paul Corman Roberts

That Fucking Dog (2787 words)
   by Newamba Flamingo

That Obituary Summer (1010 words)
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That stink (324 words)
   by Josh Olsen

That Summer (452 words)
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Adventure of the Empty House, The (8973 words)
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Aged Avenger, The (3688 words)
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Artist and Her Chaplain, The (5299 words)
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Assignment, The (610 words)
   by Josh Olsen

Audition, The (1268 words)
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Bastards Were Everywhere and Would Endure, The (2300 words)
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Best of Both Worlds, The (1989 words)
   by Steven Gulvezan

Bicycle, The (6656 words)
   by Shannon Lane

Big Dipper, The (553 words)
   by Kathleen Radigan

Boxer - a fable, The (956 words)
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Boy With No Hands, The (934 words)
   by Martin Law

Bridge, The (1141 words)
   by Lana Casiello-Boyle

Buffalo Nickel, The (7891 words)
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Button Pusher, The (972 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Cali Lean, The (5327 words)
   by Olvard Liche Smith

Call of Cthulhu, The (12145 words)
   by H. P. Lovecraft

Case of the Girl Who Never Went Out, The (3404 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Cask of Amontillado, The (2574 words)
   by Edgar Allen Poe

Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The (2676 words)
   by Mark Twain

Chicken Man, The (7516 words)
   by Paula Sophia Schonauer

College Library Loses Its Books, The (2219 words)

Comeback, The (1560 words)
   by George L. Sparling

Crows Who Liked to Listen to the Ramones, The (1822 words)
   by J. Claudius Cloyd

Depths, The (4074 words)
   by Mitch Lavender

Distinguished Precipice, The (6680 words)
   by Connor Caddigan

Dog Catcher, The (1258 words)
   by Bradley Mason Hamlin

Drummer, The (4707 words)
   by Ted Gogoll

Dun Horse, The (2233 words)
   by Edward Ahern

Electric Ukulele Lady Land Band, The (824 words)
   by Ashwin Parulkar

Eye Sees More, The (1513 words)
   by George L. Sparling

Fates of Your Heroes, The (4327 words)
   by Shannon Lane

Final Final Chapter, The (3055 words)
   by Bud Smith

Final Watch, The (968 words)
   by Jonathan Ferrini

Flat, The (1812 words)
   by George L. Sparling

Flower of Tongues, The (756 words)
   by Aria Riding

Foot in the Shoe, The (347 words)
   - This is a fictional treatment of a non-fiction event, part of the collection "1,000 Days in Murder City." -
   by Crawdad Nelson

Freezer, The (107 words)
   by Neil Tarpey

Friend, The (2066 words)
   by Silvia Villalobos

Fuck Machine, The (371 words)
   by Jon Bennett

Furnished Room, The (2540 words)
   by O. Henry

Ghost of the Gun, The (737 words)
   by Brian Hobbs

Ghosts of Alvarado Street, The (1361 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

God of Things, The (2215 words)
   by Anna Voisard

Graveyard Rats, The (2814 words)
   by Henry Kuttner

Halfway House, The (7068 words)
   - part 1 of 2 -
   by Robin Wyatt Dunn

Halfway House, The (5226 words)
   - part 2 of 2 -
   by Robin Wyatt Dunn

Hawkwood Monster, The (4328 words)
   by Jarek Moore

House on the Corner, The (3631 words)
   by Glenn A Bruce

Ice Cream Man Cometh, The (2697 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Iceman, The (4469 words)
   by Fred Skolnik

Intruder, The (2219 words)
   by Martin Westlake

Issue of the Watch, The (5175 words)
   by Grant Catton

iTunes Front Page Guy, The (2932 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Jimmy Choo Blues, The (682 words)
   by Jesse Rawlins

John, The (2338 words)
   by Candice Carnes

Johnson Family Holiday Newsletter, The (1313 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Lament of Adam, The (1020 words)
   by Nadja Van der Stroom

Last Club On Earth, The (2802 words)
   - *previously appeared in LitVision* -
   by Fawzy Zablah

Last Night We Cruised Main, The (4050 words)
   - or, Hooptedoodle Revisited -
   by Aurelia Lorca

Last Words of Henry Jones, The (458 words)
   by Brian Anderson

Legend of Eddie and Lola, The (3795 words)
   by William Taylor Jr

Lights of Christmas, The (731 words)
   by Brian Anderson

Little Spanish Bar on Lighthouse Avenue, The (875 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Lives of the Poets II, The (3052 words)
   by William Taylor Jr

Look, The (398 words)
   by Noah Cicero

Mall Can Be Murder, The (939 words)
   by Mickey J. Corrigan

Man I Built from Stone, The (3068 words)
   by Anthony Spaeth

Man with Patches on His Pants, The (3965 words)
   by J. Claudius Cloyd

Maple Leaf, The (456 words)
   by Nathan Graziano

Mask, The (6120 words)
   - a horror story -
   by Jim Tritten

Memories Of Flatworms, The (708 words)
   by Ann Eveleigh

Midnight Run of 64, The (581 words)
   by David McGinnis

Misadventures of Candide, The (867 words)
   by Adeola Chris

Monkey's Paw, The (4273 words)
   by W. W. Jacobs

Moron and Marciano, The (1968 words)
   by Charlie Skinner

Mummer's Dance, The (563 words)
   by Nancy Hightower

Music of the World, The (1455 words)
   by William Taylor Jr

Naga Dreams, The (5471 words)
   by Nathan Elias

Nazi Next Door, The (4430 words)
   by Mitchell Waldman

New Sick, The (4211 words)
   by Gavin Pate

Next Great American Novel Sinks to the Bottom of the River, The (1041 words)
   by Alan Semrow

Night Before Halloween, The (2077 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Olde Mission, The (2960 words)
   by Brandon Figliolino

Origin of My Bad Behaviour, The (1490 words)
   by Helen Nicholls

Other Side, The (10367 words)
   by Mario J Gonzales

Party, The (2972 words)
   by Luis Rivas

Plant, The (2300 words)
   by Chris Lambert

present is a gift, the (2368 words)
   by Richard Paris Wilson

Promise, The (2142 words)
   by Keith LaFountaine

Pubic Lice Affair, The (1424 words)
   by Joseph Ridgwell

Pursuit, The (7475 words)
   by HC Eversole

Quality of Mercy, The (1844 words)
   by Aurelia Lorca

Rack, The (2119 words)
   by Norman Belanger

Recession Hits the 'Burbs, The (1075 words)
   by Dylan Gilbert

Scorpion, The (1087 words)
   - -a new interpretation on the ancient tale- -
   by Wes Henricksen

Senescent Logophile, The (520 words)
   by Cheryl McAlister

Shapeshifter Caper, The (950 words)
   by David Henson

Silence of the Rabbits, The (1988 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Situations, The (1108 words)
   by Colin O'Sullivan

Snowsuit, The (4181 words)
   by Hannah Thurman

Spice, The (5868 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Standard Response, The (823 words)
   by Christine Nichols

Stranger Among Us, The (2355 words)
   by Clinton Bryant

Study of Him, The (469 words)
   by Laura Ortega

Summer of Gypsie Hendricks, The (2535 words)
   by Joan Hoekstra

Sun King, The (5533 words)
   by Robin Wyatt Dunn

Symphony, The (374 words)
   by Eric San Juan

Tale of a Mantis Named Munchy, The (733 words)
   by Harrison Patton

Thief, The (162 words)
   by Robert Vaughan

Third Sunday of the Month, The (916 words)
   by Brian Hobbs

Tower of the Elephant, The (10172 words)
   by Robert E. Howard

Transfer, The (785 words)
   by J.D. Finch

Two of Us on a Raft in the Middle of the Universe, The (2280 words)
   by Fawzy Zablah

Unlikely Protégé, The (8055 words)
   - part 1 of 2 -
   by Jonathan Ferrini

Unlikely Protégé, The (5715 words)
   - part 2 of 2 -
   by Jonathan Ferrini

Unnameable, The (1111 words)
   by Stephen Rowntree

   by Craig Scott

Vineyard, The (170 words)
   by Jennifer Lesh

Viscous Cycle, The (4380 words)
   by Alan Good

Voyeurs, The (3228 words)
   by Erika D. Price

Waiting Game, The (895 words)
   by Theo McCauley

Wedding, The (3403 words)
   by Darlene P. Campos

Then I… (609 words)
   by Josh Olsen

These People Are Sick (2848 words)
   by Gabriel Ricard

Things That Give An Uneasy Feeling (203 words)
   by Miriam Sagan

This Is A Horror Story (227 words)
   by Michael Kazepis

This is Not for You (3312 words)
   by Edward J Rathke

Three Shorts: Rite, Professor X Circles The Drain, Preston (1743 words)
   by Mary Beth OConnor

Thrill Show (6657 words)
   by W.C. Bamberger

Time Travel (1055 words)
   by Toni Ann Johnson

Tips For Mariokart: Election Dash (452 words)
   by David Rawson

Tits Like White Elephants (1637 words)
   by D.N. Anderson

To Build a Fire (7189 words)
   by Jack London

To Have the Ass (3428 words)
   by Sean Pravica

To My Widow (4538 words)
   by Stephen Moles

   by Samuel Snoek-Brown

Tobermory (2843 words)
   by H. H. Munro

Tofu Dogs on the Corner of Queen St W and Spadina (354 words)
   by Mike Lafontaine

Tom Cruise Does Cabaret (6314 words)
   by Robert Moore

Total Rapport (189 words)
   by Victor Schwartzman

Touching The Cracks (4546 words)
   by Robert Nordstrom

Train Wreck (555 words)
   by Frank Sloan

Transalphabetical (1317 words)
   by Carissa Halston

Transgressions (978 words)
   by Andy Henion

TROPHY #JAILBAIT (849 words)
   by Peter Clarke

Tuesday (3461 words)
   by Brian Hartman

Tuesday Morning at the Sad Motel (3441 words)
   by William Taylor Jr

Turn-Off (610 words)
   by Larry Blumen

Two Dogs (1867 words)
   by Steve Wheeler

Two Weeks in Hell's Kitchen (782 words)
   by Mike Boyle

U People (389 words)
   by Ashwin Parulkar

Ugly (1403 words)
   by Andrew Lander

Unaccustomed Mercy (714 words)
   by DB Cox

UNDEAD (1953 words)
   by Jeff Chon

Undertaking Elmer (729 words)
   by Joan Hoekstra

Unquenchable Fire (4045 words)
   by Paul Rogov

Us (3030 words)
   by Andrew Lee Hart

Vampires at Noon (5554 words)
   by Nick House

VIKINGS (871 words)
   by Rich Cronborg

Voices In My Head (2668 words)
   by Maria Nestorides

Volunteer Labor (115 words)
   by Neil Tarpey

Wallace in Wonderland (7708 words)
   by Pete McArdle

Watch What You Wish For (858 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

We’re Taking It Back: Wedding Edition (7869 words)
   by Bert Newsom

Wednesday for Dick (370 words)
   by Brandon A.M.

Welcome to Shanghai (2908 words)
   by Martin Westlake

What Are Friends For (2529 words)
   by S.C. Wade

What February Feels Like (4558 words)
   by Ronit Feinglass Plank

What Happened To Lorraine (1704 words)
   by Andy Meisenheimer

What I Know About Love (1133 words)
   by Marion de Booy Wentzien

What We Keep (2174 words)
   by Bryan Howie

What We Talk About When We Talk About Our Parents (2225 words)
   by R. B Ejue

When Angie Broke Up (725 words)
   by BC Petrakos

When it Rains, It Pours (1072 words)
   by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

Where in the hell are you? (2621 words)
   by Mark Lowther

Where Love Takes Us (7199 words)
   by Donna Lee Miele

Where The Cowboys Are (3926 words)
   by Larry Blumen

White Trash Rumble (2699 words)
   by Andy Henion

Who By Fire (3980 words)
   by Andrew Lee Hart

Why I Smoke (667 words)
   by Tom Simmons

Why Such Damned Blues? (6779 words)
   by Jason Lancaster Cooney

William (2603 words)
   by Joel Sweeney

Wind Chimes of Happiness (1086 words)
   by Clifford K. Watkins

Window Onto A Cold Country (1655 words)
   by Mark Lowther

Wintersbeard and the Serpent's Snare (9069 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Wintersbeard in the Hall of the Ice King (9889 words)
   by Leopold McGinnis

Wishbone (1059 words)
   by Jason M. Heim

Witness For The Prosecution (350 words)
   by James Claffey

Wood and Wind (4834 words)
   by Kai Wolden

Words (1625 words)
   by Matt Micheli

Working (2480 words)
   by William Taylor Jr

Working and Thinking (1078 words)
   by Frank Sloan

Worse Things (1529 words)
   by Nick Sweeney

Writer's Conversation with Husband (187 words)
   by Gloria Garfunkel

XOS 2 Exoskeleton (580 words)
   by Zach Hamilton

Yellow Pelican Case (1957 words)
   by herocious

You Are That (614 words)
   by Stephen James Moore

You Can't Always Get What You Want (1732 words)
   by Brian Anderson

You Don't See Any of This (780 words)
   by Rasmenia Massoud

You've Seen The Gypsy (2202 words)
   by Karley Bayer

Young At Heart (3444 words)
   by Neil Davies

Young Chapo (1668 words)
   by Patrick Edet Cocobassey

Zummy (2887 words)
   by Joseph Carfagno


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