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The Slush Pile by Hal Matthews

The Slush Pile is a weekly short-fiction blog run by Hal Matthews that runs the gamut of speculative fiction. Updated every Wednesday, the stories can range in focus from power-armored paladins looking for love at the edge of space, to boys getting high with the monsters in their closets. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Dark Icon Original Fiction by Dark Icon

All of us, even the world itself, began in darkness.

Original works of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. Ten years of novels, short stories, and serial fiction. All free. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Inconsistent Pacing by Peritract

A collection of short stories and flash fiction. The stories tend to be dark, a blend of fantasy and horror. Topics include withered queens, tardy angels, and crawling things. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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The Bridge and Other Short Stories by Leonard Petracci

Thirty and counting short stories with topics ranging from interstellar colonization ships to serial killer thrillers to the discovery of the gates of Hell. Stories range in length from one thousand to over ten thousand words, providing great bite sized entertainment for casual reading. Several of the stories accompanied by youtube links for narrations by readers such as MrCreepyPasta and . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated twice weekly.
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Aethereal Engines by Jason H. Abbott

Stories of Imaginative and Speculative Fiction

Aethereal Engines is a collection of stories written by Jason H. Abbott. These range in length from flash fiction and short story one-shots, to serialized novellas and excerpts from his larger pieces. Usually updated with new material on Saturdays. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated weekly.
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Many Words by Jay Slater

A collection of short stories, from high fantasy to alternate-history 1920s pulp adventures to detective stories and war stories in a hard science fiction universe. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated twice weekly.
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Monochromatic by Ian Battaglia

This is a collection of short stories I write weekly, under the banner of Monochromatic. While there are consistent themes and interests, there’s no through line for the work. The genre swings from sci-fi to fantasy to realistic fiction and back. The stories vary in length, but are mostly short, intended to be quick reads. Perhaps comparable to the . . .

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Nomesque Fiction by Naomi Kramer

Because life wasn't odd enough

A collection of (mostly) serial short stories, in several genres. Mostly light-hearted, primarily humorous, with a touch of the paranormal and fantastical. . . .

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The Guide to Moral Living in Examples by Greg X. Graves

The Guide to Moral Living in Examples is an ever-growing collection of speculative fiction pieces designed to illustrate solutions to common moral dilemmas, such as what to do if the occupants of your cemetery form a tenants’ union or if a demon takes up residence on your couch. . . .

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Tales From A Thousand Worlds by Qorvus

Through the ruins of a fallen empire, a minotaur travels across a dying world, seeking the long roads back to his own world. A gentleman-adventurer and his trusty companions explore an alternate-Earth steampunk world wherein immortals rule and the creatures of myth dwell. A wild hill tribe sword maiden and a civilised one-time assassin of the cities seek . . .

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Canyons of Steel by Tim Holtorf

Justice and redemption from the barrel of a gun.

What happens when an old gun hand makes a decision to turn his life around and set a new course? Johnathon Tiberius Walker makes the choice of turning his back on the underground military of the Red Hand and try to make right his own sins. Walker, together with fellow agent Malcom Montgomery Watt, and former assassin Marianne Wollcott, join . . .

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Shifti by Various

A wiki for transformation stories.

Shifti is a wiki that allows people to post their own stories to be viewed as long as they carry a theme involving shape shifting or some kind of transformation. . . .

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THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF CLIFF BURNS (1985-2009)

"The Literary Equivalent of Far Side Cartoons"

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Dec 7, 2010: My favourite story in this collection "Printed Matter" has a distinctive format: it takes the form of a series of letters from a recluse to the editor of his favourite mail order book company – and with each letter it becomes more and more apparent that at least one of them is very, very, scarily sick! You really wonder where this one is going as you read it! Brilliant – he gets the tone of the letters just right, to the typo.

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NOMESQUE FICTION

Treasure Trove

By Dora, member

Sep 2, 2009: Nomesque Fiction is home to a treasure trove of fiction. I really like the quirky characters and the fascinating situations in which they find themselves.

I started by reading Dead(ish). I love this story! The title and the description drew me in and the story captivated me. I read the story in one sitting and hated saying bye to the characters when it was done.

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