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Category: Short Story Fiction

We share short stories in all genres of fiction. Pieces range from 1,000 to 10,000 words. If you are interested in submitting a short story, leave us a message on our Contact Us page. All Short story submissions must be under 5,000 words and during open submission periods.

Save The Trees

We kick off the Halloween season with this bizarre tale about a tree. But not just any tree. This tree projects a significant fear to anyone brave enough to glance at its grotesque features. Can anyone overcome its menacing presence and get close to it?

How The Cookie Crumbles

We all wish there were some magic way we could get the things we desire. Well, having your desires met isn't always a good thing.


Social media has made it easier for us to connect with the world. But it also brings out the worst in people. And somewhere in the middle are those who pretend to care, but don't actually do anything. This poignant piece by Ashleigh Hatter explores these ideas.


Lost love can hurt more than we're capable of withstanding. But sometimes that love can return in unexpected ways. And that can hurt even worse.

The Last Laugh

When the thing we want the most is just out of our reach, we become obsessed. From that obsession comes violence. And from that violence comes consequences.

Paying Your Tab

Another fight. We broke up. I’m at the bar drinking like a fish. Same ol’ story, different day. Lizzy, god do I hate that fucking woman. She’s like a piece […]

The Writing On The Wall

This is a crude, real life story. There's not much else to be said other than, if don't like potty humor, you probably won't like this piece.

Scattered Thoughts

Sometimes life takes us so far off our pre-planned path that all we have to guide us back are our memories. And sometimes these memories are the only things holding us together.

Drifting Away

Regret is something that can cripple us if we let it. We can try to escape its reach, but in the end, we must face the consequences of our actions. With this short story, Caleb James takes us into the mind of a man who thought he could run from his mistakes. But even in the middle of the ocean, certain things demand to be faced.

Delusional Love

This gruesome tale by Caleb James shows you first hand what an ugly monster jealousy can be...but not all is as it seems.


Writer's block; a cursed obstacle so many have run into. It can make one almost go... mad? LG Rogers gives us another uniquely grim short story with, Blink.

King of Crows

This weeks featured writer, Rocky Hutson, takes us out into the open, exposing us to the raw underbelly of nature itself and its feelings toward human kind with his short story, King of Crows.

The Arrival at Crucial Point

The world is vast and wondrous. It holds many secrets, societal gems and unknown cultures. What would happen if people used to the chaos of the concrete jungles ventured out into these hidden wonderlands? Would it be a dream vacation full of serenity and beauty? Or would it be...something else?

A Time Away

There are many things in life you can only understand once you experience it. For many war veterans, they struggle to express themselves due to such misunderstandings. This short story is about one such veteran silently suffering.

A Warrior’s Spirit

Does the spirit of our ancestors carry on within us? Can we truly know what they felt? Perhaps the things that make us unique are just reflections of the past.

Punk Rock Library

Can a story be properly told by randomly skipping over the most important parts? Would the fragments left behind leave you craving more? Find out by reading this story that was most certainly written by a drunken mind.