Category Archives: Short Stories

The Subject-Sales Pitch

SALES MEETING #37 Prague-Czech Republic  U Medvidku Beer Hall November 9th, 20XX 9:00 PM Local Time DZULEV: Try the Matuška stout, it’s perfect for a cold evening. EMISSARY: I prefer the pilsner. DZULEV: Please sit down. I have to say … Continue reading

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The Subject- A Chat and Report

A.E.G.I.S. REPORT # 89H6-43KV LOCATION: REDACTED PROJECT: November Delta Alpha DATE: October, 29th, 20XX POTUS: Lemme say right off the bat, I don’t care for you strollin’ into the Oval Office like it’s a Wawa and you just need a … Continue reading

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The Subject-Morning Round-Up

NCN (National Cable Network) News Round-Up With Rebecca Howitt (Transcript) 11:15:00 AM EST DATE: October, 28th, 20XX HOWITT: Welcome back. Super-powers are real but that’s not the story everyone is talking about. Charles Ramirez, claims that not only did the … Continue reading

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The Cottage

This week I’m looking back in time, by sharing something I wrote for an English class when I was fifteen years old. If you enjoy it, you can thank my mother for saving this. If you don’t, blame me for … Continue reading

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An Elusive Volume- A tale of the Arrondissement

It’s been about two months and somehow I find myself wandering back to the Arrondissement. I knew that I would return but not so soon. The metaphorical pen goes where it will. One of the wonderful things about creating a … Continue reading

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You Think So?

“It’s not that difficult,” he insisted. She took a large potato and began to slice it. “Isn’t it?” she replied. He sighed and said, “It is if you make it that way.” “Hand me that bowl.” She swept the potato … Continue reading

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First Contract

It is a known fact that humanity made first contact with extra-terrestrials on June 13th, 20XX when an enormous spacecraft appeared over the United Nations Secretariat Building, and a group of twelve alien delegates spoke to the Earth, inviting us … Continue reading

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Ensign’s Log

Ensign Edward Park’s Personal Log-StarDate 8720.73 I have been tasked with transporting Atlas, favorite pet of Captain Buhle of the U.S.S. Centurion. While some of my shipmates have dismissed this is as a dull errand, I see this as an … Continue reading

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Live Life Fast, Die Food

Svetlana Cortez Abramowitz, agent of B.R.E.A.D. (Baking Restaurant Elite Alliance Division) and noted mannequin model hung by her arms above the giant fondue pot filled with deadly Emmental cheese. She had begun that evening at the underground sudden death clam … Continue reading

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Striking Six Again

Having just finished a very long piece, novel-length in fact, I find myself wanting to write shorter things. So I’m returning to the shortest form I know of, the six-word story. Think of it as a pallet cleanser, like an … Continue reading

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