Short Stories and Other Works of Fiction

Night Out

I’m terrified. I’m trying to make sense of what happened last night, but I can’t seem to. Things happened, strange things, but my memory is hazy and scrambled up, but the implications... All right, I’ve got to calm down and start at the beginning. Last night my two best friends ...
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Grandpa’s Study

Two days ago my grandpa died and for the first time in over a decade I entered his study. It was old age the doctors said. He was seventy-two years old when his heart simply stopped working. Grandpa was a really nice man. As long as I can think back ...
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My roommate changed…

Many university students would agree with me that living in the dorms can be a blast. Here in Germany though, where I go to university, the dorms differ from the typical ones that most people are used to. They are more like flats shared by multiple people, each with his ...
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The Gorgon

Have you ever seen someone so disgusting and ugly it makes you gasp for air? I did. As a kid there was an old woman, living in the next town over that had the more than fitting name ‘The Gorgon’. I first heard about her from friends living in the ...
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Voodoo Puppet

Many people look back at their time at university with fond memories. For me, it’s different. My time at university will always be overshadowed by an incident that happened in my third year. I was an IT major and the first thing I can tell you is that all the ...
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Sadness, Depression and Dreams of Cubes

Did you ever wish to not feel a thing, to just be numb? I did. My name’s Katie, I’m in my late twenties and that’s all you need to know about the miserable existence you’d call my life. Until a few months ago, I was happy. Now, I don’t even ...
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A writer has to pay attention to the details…

As you all know, I’m a fiction writer. These days most of my stories belong to the horror genre, but that hasn’t always been the case. Today, as well, I’m not here to talk about serial killers, shapeshifters, or infernal church organs. No, today, I want to talk a bit ...
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Robert’s Repairs

If you'd seen Robert's Repairs, you'd most likely think of it as a simple, small-town repair shop—the owner, Robert, just another typical grease monkey. In reality, there was much more to the shop and its owner. The most interesting fact about Robert was that he could fix anything. I don't ...
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Dolls

What’s the most terrifying thing that ever happened to you? For the longest time, I thought I’d seen almost anything and there weren’t a lot of things that would still scare me. Oh, how wrong I was. I’d laugh about the entire thing, at how ridiculous it was, if it ...
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Freak

I work in the mental ward of my city’s hospitals. The first thing I can tell you is that it’s nothing like the movies depict it. It’s not filled with insane maniacs or serial killers. Most of our patients are people who are confused or have certain issues. Sure, we ...
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