It's that time of year again and we are now accepting horror submissions up to the week of Halloween. We accept flash fiction, short stories, and horror poems.
Music can change the way we feel in ways no other art form can.
We all have secrets. But some secrets are worse than others. Some secrets can send our whole world crashing down around us.
Some of the most memorable trips are the ones we are forced to take alone.
Some memories fade over time like the music from an old radio.
Do we have freewill, or is everything we do determined by a culmination of past choices?
The theme of this 100 word story is Suppuku. which is the ritual suicide performed by samurais to preserve their honor.
Fielding Dawson was an American author of short stories and novels, a painter and collagist, and a student at Black Mountain College.
In the future a "change" has taken place and the evolution of mankind is taking a new, uncharted step towards the unknown.
The city has the power to beat you down, to hurt you, to destroy you. After a while, you no longer have the ability to tell wrong from right. And that's when it devours you.
A quick lesson on peace at a beautiful mountain temple.
Sometimes the journey is worth the danger. Even if that means dying on a frozen mountain.
How long can we be brave in the face of unending anguish?
Sometimes the most perfect romances start from the most imperfect beginnings.
Want to have some creative fun? Pick a specific number of words and write a story using those exact numbers. Here's what we came up with for 150 words.
Palm-of-the-Hand Stories (掌の小説 tenohira / tanagokoro no shōsetsu) is the name Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata gave to more than 140 short stories he wrote over his long career, though he reputedly preferred the reading tanagokoro for the 掌 character. The earliest story was published in 1920 with the last appearing posthumously in 1972. The stories are characterized by their brevity – some are less than a page long – and by their dramatic concision.