The sign made me pull to a stop. “You’ve actually been here before. We just made sure you forgot.” Too big to miss, but too many words to take in if you were careening down this empty, dusty road. … More Highway Star
“The fire-breather had three lives in total. One for discovery, one for degradation, and one for redemption.”
Infernal by @joycechuawrites
#amreading #amwriting #shortstory … More Infernal
“I come from a long line of dragons.”
We have the lovely Gemma Rose Foo as our guest writer this month! Check out her epic short story.
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… More The Fire-Eaters
Our September prompt calls for a meandering, dreamy short story, and that’s exactly what Joyce did with her piece.
Read it now on Muse in Pocket, Pen in Hand.
… More The Distance From the Sky
As we step into fall, here’s a dreamy writing prompt for September. Watch this space for new fiction coming your way!
#amwriting #shortstories … More September Writing Prompt
What sounded like the final crackle of the firewood drowned with the waves and ocean breeze. Brianne hasn’t said more than a few pleasantries since the last of the Clan’s core members arrived about 15 minutes ago. The night sky, navy and unchanging, hung over them, the rhythm of waves permeating the background, at least … More Assignment
The Memory Lane gang was named after the road on which they all first met. Their encounter certainly wasn’t by any sort of intention, for the five of them couldn’t be more different. As it were, their fates entwined that sweltering afternoon on Memory Lane, just a ten-minute drive from the university dorm. It might … More We Met on Memory Lane
He had never meant to poison her. That’s what he kept telling himself. “You are my best student,” he always told her. She was so very lovely when she blushed. She first came to the apothecary as a girl no older than twelve, just a little younger than him, running an errand for the housemistress … More The Alchemist’s Apprentice
Two ex-lovers are sent to kill each other in this dramatic Chinese historical short story. Let us know if you want to read more!
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#asianlit #diverselit … More All The Light in The World
“With a thousand lies and a good disguise, anything is possible.”
Find out how this magical heist turns out!
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… More A Thousand Lies and A Good Disguise
This is what happens when you watch one too many episodes of Supernatural: you end up writing a #shortstory with things that go bump in the middle of the night.
#amwriting #FictionFriday … More Nightmare on Elmer Street
When you release a prisoner not quite human, you should expect mayhem to ensue.
#fantasy #shortstory #FictionFriday #amwriting … More The Prisoner