One Page Worlds - The Family Prison

A whole world on a single page! The short story morsels of One Page Worlds are flash fiction adventures of all flavors. Every Wednesday will feature a complete story in one page, or the first page of what could be a novel or novelette. Sharing the fun and geekery is the best part of writing! Jump in and tweet or comment with your guesses on what genre, character, and job is central to each tale. Enjoy touring new universes each week with One Page Worlds! * * * * * “You ain’t an adult,” my cellmate grunted. I ground my teeth while she ranted some more. “An adult’s sixteen and you don’t seem no sixteen-year-older.” Scratching my unshaved face, I rattled off the answers to the usual questions I

One Page Worlds - Naval-Air Mutant

A whole world on a single page! The short story morsels of One Page Worlds are flash fiction adventures of all flavors. Every Wednesday will feature a complete story in one page, or the first page of what could be a novel or novelette. Sharing the fun and geekery is the best part of writing! Please tweet or comment with your guesses on what genre, character, and job is central to each tale. Enjoy touring new universes each week with One Page Worlds! * * * * * “Five Physicks,” I hissed at the suited man in front of me. “Dr. Graycel, you’d make the sixth.” His sharp-ridged nose furled like a ship’s sails on stormday. Eyes flecked with ice took in my deformity. When I spun the stump of a right

One Page Worlds - Hide In Sight

A whole world on a single page! The short story morsels of One Page Worlds are flash fiction adventures of all flavors. Every Wednesday will feature a complete story in one page, or the first page of what could be a novel or novelette. Sharing the fun and geekery is the best part of writing! Please tweet or comment with your guesses on what genre, character, and job is central to each tale. Enjoy touring new universes each week with One Page Worlds! ***** Prop Master Rick handed my co-star a gillihe suit. “Don’t let Bill intimidate you. He's just a big yeti-bear.” An affronted accent twisted Laurine Lake’s voice. “I acted with California’s ex-Governor. Now I’ve got to work with this monster?

One Page Worlds - Myths In The Servers

A whole world on a single page! The short story morsels of One Page Worlds are flash fiction adventures of all flavors. Every Wednesday will feature a complete story in one page, or the first page of what could be a novel or novelette. Sharing the fun and geekery is the best part of writing! Please tweet or comment with your guesses on what genre, character, and job is central to each tale. Enjoy touring new universes each week with One Page Worlds! ***** Gods in the servers should have worried them more than ghosts. Blinking, the fox’s Optical Interface switched over to Line. Radiant, weaving circuitry replaced polluted brown clouds and street slush in Sune’s vision. Racks and racks crammed

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It never felt right to me, using the magic I bled for in a destructive way. That is what every other spellmaster chose. A game of one-upmanship. Who can climb higher in a ruler’s court by committing the same violence as everyone else, albeit in a magical way, is a schoolyard bully’s prerogative. Not the prerogative of an orchard witch. I’ve yet to accept this choice of mine as the same reason why I remain unwed. Men do not fear witches. They fear what our spellmastery could inflict upon them, were we so inclined. A generous, productive witch is as good a lover as a spiteful, backstabbed witch is at revenge. “Liria,” says the fresh-faced soldier across from me at The Muddy Root tavern. “It’s