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As the supply of fan mail dwindles, ageing screen icon Lana Lawn decides to invite a young student to dinner. Someone's in for a surprise.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man returns to a city from his past.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
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The moment when a life changes - and there's no going back.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A woman marries a meek, scientifically minded doctor but can't help comparing him to her much-admired artistic friends.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A tough gang member wanted for murder meets a lady in a bar.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The last thing he expects to see is a man in front of the third story men’s bathroom window.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Oscar watched his housemate Philippa’s fingers move in staccato beats over the keys, each note prodded from the piano like a confession. All the same, he sang along.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When millionaire Jacob Spraggins, Esq. hits his late fifties, he begins to worry about his soul's salvation.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A music teacher takes a singing class soon after receiving a terrible letter.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Doris knew exactly why she'd survived. Like her physicist mother and other members of the scientific, military and political elites, she'd been in an immersion tank when the bombs started falling.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
It was Zach's idea to start a Beatles cover band in high school. Zach, you see, was a dead ringer for Paul McCartney.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
We made sure we both got Ms. Meyer’s homeroom class in fourth grade, because according to my older brother, she was the best teacher of the few you could choose.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
I need air... I need to breathe, or I'll die... Helena coughed uncontrollably, her chest felt like it was on fire, and she kept throwing up salty water.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
On April 3rd, 2019, I embarked on the longest walk known to the human race. This walk wasn’t measured by miles or steps, but by psychological trauma.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
He felt it, this time. This would be different. On the screen was the registration form for Raijin Karate.
- Length: 38 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
It was him all right. Who else could it possibly be? It was Death himself, the Grim Reaper, cloaked all in black. He stood larger than life.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Oscar watched his housemate Philippa’s fingers move in staccato beats over the keys, each note prodded from the piano like a confession. All the same, he sang along.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
For seven weeks, three days and some number of hours we’ve come here; nocturnal pilgrims looking for answers — holding vigil while she drifts further from our grasp.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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