One Page Worlds - Steamcraft Anxieties

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! * * * * * “Did anyone outside the mountain find out I work down here?” I rumble at Janey the mechanic. “No, our enemies think it’s geothermal energy or some new advanced steamcraft we’ve got,” Janey shouts. Her flame retardant suit dulls her voic

One Page Worlds - Eat The Evidence

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! * * * * * The words “Best Cuts Boucherie” are painted in cursive lettering on the window. Place is clean and upscale enough that no one else could see its secret. “Detective Garn,” my radio snaps, “Why are you shopping for steak when you should b

One Page Worlds - Goddess Of The Hook

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! * * * * * “Do goddesses traditionally tend bar in this realm?” The tentacle lady asks. Glancing sidelong, I see four patrons place bills on the maplewood bar and stand. The veteran, the twins, and Jackie. I squint at the neon-lit clock next to th

One Page Worlds - Ghost On The Circuit

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! * * * * * Race pilots have to have twenty-twenty vision to fly any orbital circuits. This ghost would destroy my career if anyone knew. If they caught me looking. My eyes flick from the Sports Core camera in the cockpit to the holo-rings among th

One Page Worlds - Monster, Butler, Slayer, Son

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! * * * * * “There are monsters in the cellar, master Breden,” I murmur, lighting a lamp and two beeswax candles on the bedstand. The boy pulls a hand out of the covers and waves my comment away like it was a pixie. “You’re saying that to scare me