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The Gods Are Not Dead

A Philosophical Metaphysical Science Fiction Novel

Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke. –Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf Prologue I am God. But that is not my name. I was there before the beginning. I will be there after the end. In between, I manifest myself into various forms, living or non-living. I am one yet many. Some people […]

By Abhaidev Posted in Fiction on August 16, 2022 48 min read Continue reading
Liminal Space: Fiction from the Slipstream

A Magical Realism Fiction

Meda’s Clearing Meda Lillin’s hands are bent around the handles of her rocking chair. Her knuckles are brown and knobby like the wood beneath them, and I have to peer closely to see where the rocking chair ends and her skin begins. She’s smiling, and staring out through the window, and she’s very still. Her […]

By Jackie Gamber Posted in Fiction on June 30, 2022 11 min read Continue reading
The Wise Society: Conjunction 

A Spiritual Space Opera

Erin takes Kate to the Conference 5. Earth – November 2625 I burst into Erin’s room in the morning of the plenary. He was in the hotel suite, getting ready for that day’s meeting. “What were you thinking?” I demanded an immediate answer without wasting time for mere courtesy of a greeting. Yet, in my […]

By A.D. Zoltan Steven N. Nagy Posted in Fiction on June 24, 2022 14 min read Continue reading
Spiral

A Haunting Murder Mystery Novel 

Chapter Three On the top row of the splintered bleachers at Booker T. Washington High School, David Tilson, one of the city’s brightest students and, thanks to his parents’ role in business, politics and social life, one of Shelby County’s most well-known sons, clenched  his fists. David was only sixteen and already in the twelfth […]

By Denise Turney Posted in Fiction on June 20, 2022 20 min read Continue reading
Primal Instinct: Hear Her Song

A Near Future Post-apocalyptic Sci-fi

Chapter One: Scales and Songs October 9th, 2099 Lying in a bathtub filled with cold saltwater, Freddie Molloy screamed in agony as his skin turned to scales. His hands grasped at the tub’s slippery, chipped ends, his knuckles turning white. They were the only part of him that could keep still. Everything else was movement. […]

By Minerva Hart Posted in Fiction on May 17, 2022 79 min read Continue reading
For Her Bones: Dark Tales

At that moment a dozen rifles were fired more or less simultaneously, part of a night training exercise.  Adam panicked and lost his balance.  He felt himself start to fall towards the dish and scrabbled to reach it.  His feet slipped from the mast.  As a result, his body was for a moment directly above […]

By Alec Reid Posted in Fiction on April 4, 2022 11 min read Continue reading
Drummond: Learning to Find Himself in The Music

A Middle Grade Novel

Chapter 12 – The Longest Day Knocking at my door. Wake up in my comfortably warm bed. It’s still pretty dark. What time is it? Five in the morning. My alarm isn’t scheduled to go off for three more hours. Did I just dream that or what? More gentle knocks, the handle starts to turn. […]

By Patrick R. F. Blakley Posted in Fiction on March 7, 2022 7 min read Continue reading
The Adventures of Mahalia and Malcolm: The Robinsons

A Superhero Action Adventure Book For Teens

Mahalia and Malcolm know that they do not belong to the typical African American family, but that doesn’t stop them from loving their family and just being kids. After their home is invaded by a masked stranger, the siblings set off on a brave and daring adventure to rescue their family. Plunged into an incredible […]

By Terance Shipman and Prudence Willims Posted in Fiction on February 1, 2022 1 min read Continue reading
Bobo The Gazelle

Modern Fantasy Epic Poems

As Bobo gets thrown back A crocodile proceeds to attack Everyone watches in awe As their strongest gazelle is now inside a croc’s jaws As more crocs swim over to feed A path across the elders see They tell everyone to cross, “Now is the time! Hurry while the big lizards are occupied!” One by […]

By Kmac El Bey Posted in Fiction on December 25, 2021 11 min read Continue reading
The Elder Scrolls - Zaneta's Chronicles - Part Three: The Lost Mane

A Fantasy Fanfiction Series Based On Video Game The Elder Scrolls

Part Three: The Lost Mane Chapter One Deep in the mountains of Skyrim, a rickety, horse-drawn carriage flew along the bumpy road alongside one of the land’s many lakes. The rocky terrain was blanketed with scattered fir trees, pockets of snow, and the occasional river winding through the countryside. The white transport—driven by Captain Tobias—raced […]

By A. L. Zuniga Posted in Fiction on December 24, 2021 16 min read Continue reading
The Philosopher's Guild

A High Fantasy Novel

Chapter Two – One of Those Terrible Battles War cries echoed. People bellowed threats to the other side. Phillip hadn’t ever hurt anyone; he just wanted to do the right thing, and right now he wanted to defend the city. Arrows from the barbarians hit several soldiers on the ramparts. They gushed blood from their […]

By Daniel Trump Posted in Fiction on December 15, 2021 11 min read Continue reading
Seven Doors to Salvation: A Tale of Darkness and Light

A Psychological Coming of Age Fiction

I awaken with darkness surrounding me. My body is partially submerged in shallow water and it’s aching as if I’ve fallen from the sky. I lay on my back and look up at the full moon that’s providing the only source of light. The water gently moves forward and recedes back as I slowly lift […]

By Jaskaran Chahal Posted in Fiction on December 14, 2021 10 min read Continue reading
The Day I Died

A YA Coming of Age Sport Fiction

“Finally…” Ade says. We speed up to catch the track team. Kimberly and Danielle, the other two captains, turn around and give us the stink eye, but when they turn back, Ade and I high five each other. Despite how relaxing preseason practices are supposed to be, Danielle rules like a drill sergeant, which means […]

By C.M. Francis Posted in Fiction on December 5, 2021 11 min read Continue reading
The Influencer: Speed Must Have a Limit

An Action Packed Speculative Thriller

Chapter 1 What could it be? Shreya asked herself as she stared fixedly at a folder on her husband’s laptop. The folder was password protected and bore the name “13579”. She glanced nervously at the bed. Aditya was still asleep with his face turned away from her. Could it be that Aditya has been watching […]

By Abhaidev Posted in Fiction on December 1, 2021 30 min read Continue reading
Mother of Machines: Carbon Sunset

A Young Adult Science Fiction Book

04 • PERMISSION GRANTED  Sanaa’s mouth opened slightly as she unconsciously drew air into her lungs. She had dozed off, and Ade had knowingly allowed it for a handful of minutes, sitting perfectly still as she rested her head on his shoulder. He had sat there in silence as the darkness of night crowded in […]

By Tishaun Dawson Posted in Fiction on November 17, 2021 10 min read Continue reading

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