One Page Worlds - Cursed Engines

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! * * * * * Gulls. Hundreds of hungry featherbags. Diving at the ship. “Bosun, furl the sails,” I yell at Jinsed. “We’re not gonna make the cliffs.” “Shoulda bought that vapor engine,” he roars back, yanking one rope in each hand. “We could hightai

One Page Worlds - Vaken's Greatest Act

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! * * * * * I push the plunger on the syringe until nectar drips from the needle. Then I slide it into the demigoddesses’s forearm as the hospital-bound ambulance veers around a corner, sirens screeching. Her epidermis parts at the touch of the flu

One Page Worlds - Armored Anger

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! * * * * * “You don’t want to be a knight anymore?” Sephona shouts, aghast. Armor plates clank together with each step I take down the bright-lit stadium tunnel. The racket devours Sephona Gene’s footsteps and the echoes of her voice. With the vis

One Page Worlds - Nose Of An Onus

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! * * * * * “Are cozy mysteries among the required educational reading for earth detectives?” Terus swung his head out of the police cruiser’s passenger door, ducking it lower than he would when departing his own starhound. Light gushed down from t

One Page Worlds - Ashes And Their Consequences

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! * * * * * “Is it pronounced, ‘Afrite’ or ‘Efreet?’” “Efreet. E. Freet. I detest when shrinks assume that it must be ‘Afrite’ in order to make puns. It is disrespectful. It does not lighten the mood.” “Is this why you insisted our first session be