Category Archives: short story

Regina’s Reactions

By Andy Tu   Click again. Dig a little deeper. You’re scared shitless, you’ll admit that much, but no one ever got anywhere listening to that voice inside their head, telling them to stop when things become difficult. And this … Continue reading

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Night Heat

by Steve Carr It was one of those nights. You know the kind of night I mean. The kind of night where you’re tortured by the heat. The kind of night when you’re alone in a cheap hotel and there’s … Continue reading

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The Man That Wasn’t There

By Armarna Forbes Three sharp knocks banged on Lionel’s bedroom door.  His mother’s muffled voice sounded agitated on the other side.  “Lionel!  You promised you were going to take care of that mess outside yesterday!” Startled, he yelled out a … Continue reading

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Ammunition

A Dark Tale by Aaron Hull He was at his desk with his headphones on, watching something loud and hard, so he didn’t hear her come up the stairs. Didn’t hear the click of the safety disengage. Didn’t hear the … Continue reading

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Installation Pieces

A Twisted Tale by Sarah Beaudette 3,462 people responded to Mitchell’s tweet, all of them asking where to send their donations. Mitchell thanked each person from the bottom of his heart and gave the address of his brother’s cold storage … Continue reading

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Vanity Kills

A Terrible Tale by Tom J Perrin Selfie /’sεlfi’/ Noun     Informal A photograph that one takes of oneself, typically taken with a smartphone or webcam, and shared via Social Media — The familiar click of the camera’s shutter annoyed everyone … Continue reading

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Teaching Junior

A Twisted Tale by Alex Maher Big John Miller loved Sundays. That was when young John Miller Junior would come over and hang out in the shed with Ol’ Grandad. Margaret, his wife of fifty-three years, and Phillipa, his daughter, … Continue reading

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Hunger

A Twisted Tale by J Saler Drees When Makar was a baby in a Russian orphanage rats chewed on his face, leaving him for the rest of his life with a crumpled ear, missing nostril and disfigured lips. Growing up, … Continue reading

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Froth

A Twisted Tale by T.L. Krawec Vicky was alone. Vicky was cold and bored. Vicky had been waiting a few weeks for this, which was unusual. Normally she’d get the first fuck over with as soon as possible because most … Continue reading

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My Pretty Blue Ice Princess

A Twisted Tale by Robb White I’ve spent the last nineteen years in a psychiatric clinic preparing for it. No, I’m not a patient. At two-fifteen a.m. precisely every night, I polish floors until they gleam under fluorescent lighting. I … Continue reading

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