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The Function Of Criticism by Pepijn Sauer We forget without remembering what. Something started at some point but the point is now almost identical to everything; or rather, it is starting to be, unstoppably, constantly. [774 words] [Mind] (HITS 2777, REVS. 1)
For Sofia by Pepijn Sauer You live with the question. Wondering how to proceed, we find ways to make things happen. We do not understand the question. It is there despite our lack of understanding, as are many other things. Fo... [449 words] [Mind] (HITS 1956, REVS. 0)
One Small Moment by Shelley J Alongi One woman's small action makes a lasting impression on a man condemned to die for his crime. [1,847 words] [Crime] (HITS 535, REVS. 1)
Last Hours by Shelley J Alongi A general contemplates his decision before formally declaring war. [1,467 words] [History] (HITS 4935, REVS. 1)
Collateral Damage by David Gardiner Some explosions keep on echoing. [4,127 words] [Horror] (HITS 634, REVS. 4)
Wolf In Janie's Shadow by Wolfa Of a girl who fell through the cracks in the world. [2,103 words] (HITS 570, REVS. 1)
The Wedding Banquet by Anthony S Maulucci A rich Italian from the Abruzzi region holds a feast to find a bride and falls in love with the one woman he can't marry -- a real angel. So what does he do instead? A tale for adults and mature chil... [1,815 words] (HITS 536, REVS. 0)
2am by MacKenzie Morgan This is my first contribution to the site. It's an excerpt from a journal I kept over the summer. Please review, I'm looking for feedback. [3,361 words] [Comedy] (HITS 644, REVS. 21)
The Seventh Inning Stretch by Kurt Kitasaki A satire on professional sports. [2,230 words] [Humor] (HITS 584, REVS. 0)
The Nova by Kurt Kitasaki A satire on executives in the automotive industry. [2,647 words] [Humor] (HITS 584, REVS. 0)
Witness by Pepijn Sauer You have seen things. I thank you for describing them to me with so much care and poetic accuracy. Your eyes must be beautiful. As for the things at hand, I am unclear regarding their purpose, if any. [826 words] (HITS 2152, REVS. 0)
White Church by John Karl A passing of innocence and the expectation of one's future. [349 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 2092, REVS. 1)
Which Is The Way? by Sreenivasa Murthy Govindaraju Always in need of money and finally undergoes humiliation under the very nose of his teenage son. [2,246 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 538, REVS. 0)
The Mind That Is Morning by Pepijn Sauer The mind that is morning swims. As it grows later it will become frosted glass; an empty couch by the window; twelve words; a dolphin blowing rings of air and an empty coffee cup in the sunlight. [459 words] [Mind] (HITS 2320, REVS. 0)
The Girl In The Taxi by Richard Koss A shy, young man has an erotic encounter with a strange girl. Is it real or just a dream? [1,493 words] [Erotic] (HITS 3955, REVS. 4)
The First Time I Met God... by Joel Harper None necessary. [616 words] (HITS 2911, REVS. 1)
The End Of History And The Last Fish by Pepijn Sauer When Field commander Asinine launched his final all out withdrawal the first one to be killed was major Fuck Up. The loss was grave but they had no time to bury him. [1,168 words] [Mind] (HITS 2023, REVS. 0)
Plague Of Time by Kevin Cope This is a story I keep playing around with and as yet is still unfinished. I am not sure how I want it too end yet. I would appreciate comments and ideas. [5,118 words] [Suspense] (HITS 525, REVS. 0)
Party by Pepijn Sauer Actually the host is dead. It took me a while to notice, but it's true. The host is so dead he has a lot of time to give parties. [581 words] [Mind] (HITS 1998, REVS. 0)
Our Father Who Aren't In Heaven by Johnny Abrahams A man searches for his father but will he find him? [3,026 words] [Thriller] (HITS 660, REVS. 1)
Is Evil Edible? by Johnny Abrahams A very brief introductory work by a person who wishes he could write better than he can. [542 words] [Mystical] (HITS 2395, REVS. 7)
In The End All Becomes Clear by Johnny Abrahams When death comes knocking, do you open the door? [831 words] [Drama] (HITS 2054, REVS. 0)
Heyman by John Karl Taipei: Big spiders, no drinking water, and lots of Taiwan Beer... Give me 10 reviews and I'll post pictures of the actual spiders ;) [557 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 3896, REVS. 15)
Gravity by Pepijn Sauer I circle the gravity of this situation in elliptical curves. Inside the fences, so fashionably dressed in distractedly elegant drapings of barbed wire, the TV show goes on showing. (White noise. Fragm... [589 words] [Mind] (HITS 1953, REVS. 0)
God Bless The President by John Karl Confrontation with knife wielding drunk in Oregon bar... did not have to be this way. [584 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 2063, REVS. 0)
Eurojazz by John Karl Stuck in Italy, partying, and then some... [650 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 1988, REVS. 0)
Don't Mind Her, She's 'armless by Johnny Abrahams Ugly people have feelings too. [1,000 words] [Horror] (HITS 2334, REVS. 5)
Adventures In The Land Of The Unexpected by Will E Drillit A satirical look at the conference circuit in the unusual setting of Papua New Guinea. [1,066 words] [Humor] (HITS 2305, REVS. 0)
Adolescent Innocence 2: Evil Never Dies by Loki Evil proves it never dies in this second game of death and destruction. [14,390 words] [Thriller] (HITS 765, REVS. 1)
A Song Of Absence by Pepijn Sauer Absence. Everybody is on the beach but you. Meister Eckhart sunbathing in bright green shorts. Dostojevski and William James play beach volleyball against the Marx Brothers. In the shadow of a palm t... [1,412 words] [Mind] (HITS 2269, REVS. 1)
A Modern Day Love Story by Shari Calkin Just an example of how God works miracles in people's lives, especially when they least expect it. [1,241 words] [Spiritual] (HITS 2776, REVS. 2)
A Deadly Kind Of Love by Kevin Cope Billy Harper loved his mother just a little too much... [1,846 words] (HITS 458, REVS. 0)
A Changing Of The Seasons by Bradley Postma Allegorical romance relating the fickleness of love with the weather. [6,240 words] (HITS 791, REVS. 0)
Within The Darkness by G S Kimbro Short Story of a strange encounter in a restaurant. [1,707 words] (HITS 534, REVS. 2)
Tarradale's Option by Ed Bruce A tale about life in the Scottish Highlands, an incomer's attempt to defy tradition and the heavy price he has to pay. [3,533 words] (HITS 510, REVS. 1)
Tale Number One: Dederik Flunn by Banae Wan A young man inherits his father's job as a professional murderer. On his first mission, an old man wants what's coming to him, but is the boy willing to give it him? [2,480 words] [Fable] (HITS 476, REVS. 0)
Salvation In Death by Alberto Pupo Things are never what they seem... [493 words] [Suspense] (HITS 2848, REVS. 1)
Regretting Mistakes.. by Alberto Pupo a weird tale of a deranged little mind... [1,044 words] (HITS 2372, REVS. 0)
Playing Life By The Rules by Kevin Cope Some last thoughts before I go. [792 words] [Mind] (HITS 2472, REVS. 1)
On The Way To Retreat by Muhammad Nasrullah Khan Story of a man who sacrificed everything for his country. [1,881 words] [Biography] (HITS 527, REVS. 1)
On Orcas Island by John Karl Yuppie vacation to local resort... [269 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 1899, REVS. 0)
Legacy by Adhara Von Nuremberg There's more to life than living. [1,612 words] [Relationships] (HITS 577, REVS. 1)
Kelly's Neighbour by Roxanne Kendrick - [535 words] (HITS 1923, REVS. 0)
John's Secret by Glen Pearson Bill's big brother John is acting a bit weird. What's going on? (Not for impressionable kiddies.) [2,154 words] [Comedy] (HITS 540, REVS. 0)
Faint Bell - A Story You Should Read Because I Said So, And I'm Smart. by Scott W. Hazzard A southern lady waits for her man. No such luck. [699 words] [Relationships] (HITS 2616, REVS. 4)
Dogfish by Wolfa An owner tells the story of a neurotic, once-abused dog. [1,352 words] [Animal] (HITS 2739, REVS. 1)
All-Day Breakfast by Kevin Cope An ordinary day. An ordinary guy. A not so ordinary cafe. [2,336 words] [Comedy] (HITS 529, REVS. 0)
Adolescent Innocence by Loki After moving back to his hometown, a teen finds himself trapped in a deadly game of kill or be killed with his friends. [7,559 words] [Thriller] (HITS 837, REVS. 2)
Losing Life by Antony Berrios A women finds herself in a strange place being held against her will. [672 words] [Thriller] (HITS 2346, REVS. 2)
Hanover Square by Kevin Cope An old man sits by his wife's bed as she slowly passes away. He consoles himself by recalling the very first moment he saw her. [1,035 words] [Relationships] (HITS 2333, REVS. 5)
In Hour Of Death by Muhammad Nasrullah Khan Dear Readers I have written this short-story in context of Gabriel Garcia's farewell letter to his readers. I am from Pakistan, aged 32, male. I am a great admirer of the writer who is a source of gre... [1,664 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 558, REVS. 11)
The Ultimate Option by Nadeem Akhtar Modern man's predicament has left him only to avail the ultimate option. A story of all those who think and feel.A man standing on the roof of a building, about to jump down as he is going to commit s... [1,302 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 2564, REVS. 6)
The Maniacal Core Of His Unsound Mind by Banae Wan (I want comments.) One eighth done. Reprint. Changed title with another. You basically ARE the main character.... The additions of 'he' and 'him' or 'she' and 'her' are non-existent. No name is g... [1,195 words] [Crime] (HITS 2391, REVS. 1)
The Gap by W A Hardy - [4,055 words] [Drama] (HITS 492, REVS. 1)
The Confession by Kathleen McCarthy A murderous cousin plans to murder her way to money. [2,119 words] [Crime] (HITS 458, REVS. 0)
The Beast Of Briovera by Christopher Grady In every Fairytale there is some truth, it is up to us to seperate the 'Fairy' from the 'Tale'. I will now tell you a story you have all heard but from a view you will find quite strange, I give you ... [4,029 words] (HITS 536, REVS. 2)
Sunday Drive by Antony Berrios A family´┐Żs last trip together. [736 words] [Drama] (HITS 2203, REVS. 3)
Smothered by Paula M Shackleford The story of a girl who drives away men without meaning to. Will she ever find true love? [3,970 words] [Romance] (HITS 744, REVS. 0)
Sitting Still by Scott W. Hazzard An ex-writer reflects upon his miserable life while receiving a routine lap dance from his favorite stripper. [2,159 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 581, REVS. 3)
Shattered Lives by Kathleen McCarthy A story of a romantic triangle with deadly consequences. [4,761 words] [Crime] (HITS 543, REVS. 0)
Who Knows What? by Iain Spittles This is an updated version, take a look, give a comment in return, that's all I ask. [966 words] (HITS 2631, REVS. 1)
Neighbour by Sreenivasa Murthy Govindaraju A retired official who remained as a bachelor attempts to write his auto-biogrphy drawing inspiratin from a girl next door. [2,296 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 537, REVS. 0)
Lane 23 by Vanessa E Clemmons A mother competing with patience and her daughter's determination to obtain glory. [343 words] [Adventure] (HITS 2433, REVS. 0)
Franky And The Crash by Scott W. Hazzard A gruff ragamuffin rampages through a city to become an anti-"pretty boy" -anti-hero. Read it. It's short, like your attention spans. [1,079 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 2555, REVS. 3)
Dad's Discipline by Oscar Oljmex - [684 words] (HITS 1961, REVS. 0)
Annie And Metoo by Arlene Gunn A lonely girl befriends her shadow. One day it suddenly disappears.She is again lonely but finds her in a strange manner. [1,400 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 2100, REVS. 1)
All My Ex's Ain't In Texas by Patti Dinneen A native New Englander recounts her adventures in Texas. [2,308 words] [Humor] (HITS 516, REVS. 2)

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