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.
Keeping the Spring theme, this is a tale of love and the pain it can bring about.
Something strange lurks in the woods.
When a young boy named Raymond discovers a magic shop, he quickly realizes things aren't always as they seem.
It is that time of year again and we are now open for short story and flash fiction submissions.
After moving into an older home, a young couple discovers that the children of previous owners have left their hand prints and names in cement, merely a curiosity until they discover their own daughter’s impression.
You ever run into one of those annoying people who constantly asks for a ride somewhere? Now, what if you had to deal with that every night?
Have you ever been coerced into attending a party you didn't want to go to? If so, what if things ended a lot differently than you expected, leaving you at the mercy of strangers?
When a group of sewer maintenance workers are mysteriously murdered, the city sends in more men to find out what happened. But this only unleashes what hides below!
Bill just wanted to buy a little bit of pot to relax after a hard day of work. But things don't go according to plan when he meets up with his shady drug dealer.