One Page Worlds - Taking Is The Only Law

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! * * * * * Your bare skin ripples beneath a layer of sweat. Pigments change from drywall white to oaken as you charge downhill through dense woods, racing to get away from the new hospital’s construction site. Rotten branches snap underfoot, gougi

One Page Worlds - Ship-In-A-Bot

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! * * * * * “Core Regulations require all my robotic functions be asked for in a context specific to the profession at hand.” Gavin’s tawny eyes fix on the tailor bot’s mechanical irises. “Then make me a suit, please. No—a uniform. We got some revo

One Page Worlds - Squirt Gun Dealer

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! * * * * * “On earth,” I told the frost giant, “water guns are toys we give our kids to play with in the summer.” A neon green plastic water gun sat on my palm. A twenty-foot pasty male giant gave off chilly air in front of me. Grass froze and cri

One Page Worlds - Wreck-o-motive

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! * * * * * “Oh, my parents were traditional,” the elemental breathed through the boiler wall. “Named me Gres after the man that engineered the LNER train. Loved man. Always helped them.” Steam and coal smoke swirled inside the locomotive where we