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Stories that Won’t Let You Go

Somewhere around six years ago, I had a story idea pop into my head. As most writers will tell you, that’s not exactly an unusual occurrence. Story ideas fly into (and often out of) my mind like flights landing at Kennedy Airport. But this idea felt . . . special. …

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» The Judgment of Venus and David by Natalie McNabb Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

His whisper — “This is strange.” — is so ardent that I believe him, and hers — Content continues after advertisement “Yes.” — is the same. “We just grew apart.” — Cliché, but the only explanation available to him — She nods. — or her. Neither, though, realizes their error. …

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» See You With The Sun By Meghan McDonald Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I hated my funeral. Everyone was all sad and quiet. Dad was like a statue. Mom was the opposite. She wouldn’t stop moving and there were tissues everywhere. She had on a dress with no sleeves so she couldn’t stick Kleenex up her sleeves like she usually does. And it …

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» Dolls Eye by Philip Berry Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

It’s an old memory. Too old to upset. Content continues after advertisement I pressed the cool skin of her cheek with a plump, immature finger. Then traced the roots of her fixed lashes. I recalled the optimistic flourish of their application, leaning into the mirror, which itself leaned against the …

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