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Hangman's Rock
Story by IanG (55)
As Britain is locked down, the few people still allowed out are often alone in places where there would normally be safety in numbers. Who - or what - might they encounter when alone?
9 mins
Words: 1900
Read Time: 9 mins
Not Alone
Story by AaronTheRocker (17)
A man is trapped in a mall with mannequins that are trying to catch him for whatever they do. The only thing he can and wants to do is survive by getting out.
8 mins
Words: 1730
Read Time: 8 mins
The Village Fete 2012
Story by Jane Bean (72)
Do you enjoy black humour? This is a seemingly innocuous tale, but wait for the twist!
7 mins
Words: 1571
Read Time: 7 mins
Story by Monique (45)
A modern day tale of celebrity culture and the fallout of two very different sisters.
12 mins
Words: 2498
Read Time: 12 mins
There's an Alien Under My Bed
Poem by Anthony E (51)
Children's Story about science fiction, fantasy, and dreams.
1 min
Words: 358
Read Time: 1 min
September Sea
Story by MarkALucas (58)
An autumnal seaside story
2 mins
Words: 485
Read Time: 2 mins
teenage mind
Poem by dreams™ (13)
Tired eyes, wild nights, trapped in a teenage mind.
<1 min
Words: 128
Read Time: <1 min
Hello Corona...
Musing by Milind (47)
In the present difficult times of pandemic of Coronavirus, I attempted to ponder upon why such a harsh situation may have befallen on all of us and if there is a silver lining to this problem.
3 mins
Words: 715
Read Time: 3 mins
My Father
Story by Caren Allister (40)
Linda is sitting in her room, hearing her parents fight. Linda's father Vernon had expected her mother to have dinner ready for him. This story criticises traditional stereotypical gender roles.
2 mins
Words: 596
Read Time: 2 mins
The Exile 18+
Story by Alan Angel (39)
Ben awakens and finds himself in a situation he has no memory of. Determined to get answers he pushes on. Nothing could prepare him for what happens next...
35 mins
Words: 7036
Read Time: 35 mins
The Beach House
Story by mackenzie (22)
A story about running away, living a life of melancholy and spending an evening at the beach.
11 mins
Words: 2330
Read Time: 11 mins
I Died So an Antichrist Could Live 18+
Story by lpratt948 (71)
The text examines the afterlife of a Vietnam draftee who was conscripted in place of another and how viewing the life of the un-conscripted impacts the draftee's afterlife.
18 mins
Words: 3692
Read Time: 18 mins
Give Me the Gun!
Story by Donald R. Fletcher (90)
A teacher confronts an embittered student who has a gun.
2 mins
Words: 541
Read Time: 2 mins
The Sunbed and a Margareta
Story by Ricks (68)
The office manager has trouble with her boss and a new computer system that leaves them vulnerable to theft.
3 mins
Words: 707
Read Time: 3 mins
Hansel & Grettle Are the Bad Guys
Story by Durandal (15)
This is an assignment I did for school. The story we used was one where Hansel & Grettle died. We had to make an argument in either the witch is or is not innocent.
3 mins
Words: 765
Read Time: 3 mins
The Man With a Broken Nose
Story by IanG (55)
In post-war Britain, a young photographer meets a man who tried to abduct him when he was a child.
10 mins
Words: 2029
Read Time: 10 mins
Story by Adalyne5 (21)
A boy is an outsider trying to find out how to get out of his situation. He is stuck between one world and another with only himself to fall upon.
4 mins
Words: 919
Read Time: 4 mins
The Garden and the Seed
Story by Matt Bailey (36)
A short allegory
3 mins
Words: 778
Read Time: 3 mins
Daddy's Girl 18+
Story by AlexHazel (60)
After rescuing a young woman from a risky situation in a bar, Matt Lancaster finds himself drawn into her world and discovers her to be even more fascinating than she appears.
47 mins
Words: 9544
Read Time: 47 mins
This Lonely Road
Story by NobodyImportant (19)
Metaphorical story about struggling through life, and new beginnings.
8 mins
Words: 1628
Read Time: 8 mins
"Just Get Out of Bed?" - Depression and Mindfulness
Story by npadlo (39)
Illustration of my own personal battle with depression and substance abuse. Explains why I couldn't get out of bed, how I finally got help, and found some relief and recovery in my breath.
3 mins
Words: 784
Read Time: 3 mins