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  • The Music of Jupiter
    214 25 1

    X97A2 is an orbital on a century-long research mission in around Jupiter. He hears music coming deep from within the planet, and enters its atmosphere on a one way trip to investigate. What he learns on his five minute journey will not only change the world, but it will challenge his place in it. I wrote this story si...

  • The Lean and Hungry Look (Mertroy's Fulcrum Book One)
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    Myth and reality are one. Conspiracies, ancient and modern alike, manipulate every aspect of life, every interaction. Everyone lives blind to secret masters and secret dangers, but it's easy when the monsters look human, or worse, are human. In a nameless American metropolis, Uaine Dupree leads a desultory life as a...

  • Apparatus: A Collection of Experimental Poetry, Prose, Photography
    192 13 1

    From @InspiritusPress & the @LiteraryFiction Network, a collection of experimental poetry, prose, photography by 15 brilliant contributors. The body is the sole mediator between man and universe, the moment between birth and death. Sometimes, there may be unity, love, transcendence and liberation. Other times, separat...

  • The Day I Wore Purple
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    Hannah Lasker is facing the most difficult decision of her life. Should she get the new immortality vaccine that will stop her body from aging? Or should she stand beside her boyfriend who can't afford the miracle cure? From innocent schoolyards of 1999 to the virtual environments of 2068, The Day I Wore Purple is a...

  • Cleansing Eden: Kill Your Idols
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    * Featured by @LiteraryFiction * It's time for brain-dead celebrities to get what they deserve. After hooking a runaway on a strange substance called Bluegrasse, an eccentric inventor of designer drugs launches a campaign of violence and manipulation to cleanse the world of impure celebrities. But things quickly go wr...

  • Glass Eye: Confessions of a Fake Psychic Detective
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    Prequel to the 2016 Wattys winner, "Black Eye" (Featured by @TheGirlOnTheTrain) * Her psychic powers are fake, but the kidnapped girl she must find is real. * Zandra is an infamous "psychic" who grifts the gullible residents of her small Wisconsin town using her wits, not anything supernatural. Her skills are put to t...

  • 💁♀️Mother's Hand [SciFi Audiobook]
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    1984 meets Blade Runner in Mother's Hand. [Audiobook included] For fans of Dark Mirror and Westworld. Set in a crumbling dystopian future our world is ruled by the all-seeing and unforgiving Mother. Kal's time has come to serve in Mother's Hand and do his part in protecting Earth. He dutifully donates his body...

  • Zeitgeist
    300 21 1

    What happens when a literal Professor of Coolness begins to feel like he's losing his edge? ∆ Originally published as a hypertext story on ∆ Updated with new images in March 2016. ∆ A Wattys 2016 visual story nominee.

  • Siren Suicides (Second Edition)
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    On a rainy September morning 16-year-old Ailen Bright flees her abusive father by jumping off the Seattle Aurora Bridge. Instead of a true death, in the water she finds several silver-skinned sirens who convert her to one of their own. As a newborn siren she is dead, supernaturally strong, and hungry for her new suste...

    Completed   Mature
  • The Butcher's Daughter
    379 31 4

    The Butcher's Daughter follows 24 hours in the life of Cookie; club kid, mad genius, and controlled sociopath.

  • Decades
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    As the war begins and the threat of death becomes imminent, a young man transcends space and time in a search for personal meaning. As the mushroom cloud rises in the distance, the moment slows down to a freezing point and the young man is transported to an afterlife dimension where memories can be reviewed and relive...

  • Dispatch
    687 44 7

    A death and a train going nowhere.

  • Unperson
    180 11 1

    This is a short story I wrote during the course of a single plane ride from Dallas, Texas, to my home in Lancaster, PA. In it I recount the city I used to live in, Dallas, through vivid mental detail. I went back to sell my novels (The Modern Reformer and Black Genesis: Desert Man) at Dallas Comic Con and found mysel...

  • Summer Hill Dream
    127 10 1

  • Hokkaido Green
    237 19 1

    After his brother died, Hitoshi Watanabe quit his job and decided to walk to the hot spring waterfall at the end of the world. Originally published in Strange Horizons

  • Reading By Numbers
    919 38 1

    Secret numbers and hidden codes feature in this story about how cultural differences can affect even things that are supposed to be universally true. Originally published in Fantasy Magazine and reprinted in Looking Glass and Cosmos.

  • Confusion in Underground Clouds
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    This is a collection of assorted poems, detailing one consciousness extending and swirling into another, and another, and another.

  • These Shadows Remain: A Fable
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    Images overrun the world. Toons filled with rage and hate hunger for life. A war between simulations and humans. People besieged in a castle of dreams. A mysterious knight shifts between worlds, holding the secret that could save all. Orphaned children lead him to the whirlwind, the terrible faceless source. "We’d com...

  • You
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    After years of imprisonment and solitude have weakened your body and taken your mind, you manage to escape your prison at last. Yet the world now is far different from the world you can't remember. Misshapen creatures lurk in the night. Strange metal creations lay decaying. Face-stealing monsters hunt. And worst of...

  • A mermaid in the bath
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    A mermaid, the transformation of a boring accountant, an atomic submarine and a lot of jokes. Now available as a paperback, with mermaid illustrations. See the last section for a special offer! The first several updated chapters will remain here on Wattpad for your delectation.

  • Suicide Lane Cafe
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    A collection of short stories, drabbles, and bizarre things.

  • Catching Bigfoot
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    On a cold winter night in the mountains of Virginia Frank and Earl make one of the greatest discoveries in the history of science. They capture Bigfoot. The two believe this will lead to fame and fortune but when they go to tell the world the opposite happens. No one believes them.

  • Persephone
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    A wife goes mad on the night of her marriage and her husband is left alone in an empty house. Filled with despair and longing, he sets out on a dream-filled voyage to find her. This text was written while listening to the first three minutes of Beethoven's Symphony No.7 in A major op.92 - II, Allegretto. In each secti...

  • Thousand-Year Cat
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    Once upon a time, a cat fell in love with an ambitious man.

  • Ash On An Old Man's Sleeve
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    An old man's life hangs in the balance, will the apathy of family be his downfall, or the empathy of strangers his salvation? Written at the age of 13

  • Growing up Wired
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    While on his computer, Victor Hastings admires the provocative pictures of girls he's dating. Meanwhile, these girls are posting more and more on Facebook and all the social sites. Now, all the young men in his cramped fraternity are competing for the attention of these online, amateur pinups. And the institution of t...

    Completed   Mature
  • Sample
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    Micro fiction / Updated when inspiration strikes ...

  • Bequest
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    Leonard wants to bequeath his tattooed skin to the National Gallery of Australia. He has been almost completely inked by one of Australia's best contemporary artists, but he is a canvas that nobody wants. Strange things start happening to Leonard, Darwin's moth, a tattoo from his calf, flutters around him one night, h...

  • The Trial
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