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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
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“It’s always the same to begin with,” I said. “I’m on the beach. The sand is hot, the sun is bearing down. It makes the sand look white, like snow.”
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Yesterday’s air sucked out, tidied and smoothed for re-use.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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But in my head that summer before we moved into the town was yellow and purple and red and supremely happy
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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He sat on the bench. Their bench. And watched the birds. And remembered.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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How many people who turn on a light understand the generation of electricity?
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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There is a bleached skeleton that holds no marrow
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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People aren’t as good at dying as you might think.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Sci-Fi
3 Stars
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Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Horror
3 Stars
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Ten words, one tale. Ten tales, a hundred words.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
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That first night in the Lodge, I had the strangest dream, though I didn’t seem to be asleep. A weight was pinning me down, as if a creature were crouching on my chest.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Horror
3 Stars
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On the morning of the Naming Day, I am up early.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars