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 Fiction: Lightning Strikes Twice... - by gacampbell (2532 words) - Date online (11-07-2003)
Fanfiction

A story with a twist...

(1559 reads) (Read More... | 39052 | 4 comments | Rating: 8.25)

 Fiction: The Race (Part i) - by fishermac *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (6970 words) - Date online (11-07-2003)
Sci-fi

This story is about a race between giant jet racing cars, set in the near future, and details the hazards of that time.

(1474 reads) (Read More... | 42038 | comments? | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: The Race (Part II) - by fishermac *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (6718 words) - Date online (11-07-2003)
Sci-fi

This story is about giant jet racing cars set in the near future and details the hazards of that time.

(1451 reads) (Read More... | 40007 | comments? | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Adopted by the devil - by richa (988 words) - Date online (07-07-2003)
Drama

My father died a week after I was born. Perhaps the shock killed him.

(582 reads) (Read More... | 5758 | 2 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Everyone Who Sees the Light - by Bee (1166 words) - Date online (07-07-2003)
Experimental

Inside the head of an asylum seeker: does anyone ever bother to think of all they have suffered and the despair into which they must fall?

(726 reads) (Read More... | 6531 | 6 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: Cold Comfort - by fredclay *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (2203 words) - Date online (04-07-2003)
Crime/Thriller

When you desperately need a credit card, you'll do anything...

(701 reads) (Read More... | 12872 | 9 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: The Hyperman Principle - by fishermac *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (6288 words) - Date online (04-07-2003)
Sci-fi

This is a short Sci-Fi story with a humerous edge about a murder attempt in space. Hope you like it!

(880 reads) (Read More... | 37070 | 3 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Creative creation - by Domino (616 words) - Date online (04-07-2003)
Horror

Maybe we can find what we are looking for after the torment of writers block when that elation eventually hits.
But what do we find?
Thanks to Griff for suggesting a couple of amendments to the closing lines. The work was edited on 05/07/03 @ 16:00

(917 reads) (Read More... | 3636 | 23 comments | Rating: 4.25)

 Fiction: A pregnant pause - by Ionicus (447 words) - Date online (04-07-2003)
Flash Fiction

A story for our times.

(2213 reads) (Read More... | 2901 | 8 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Sublimation - by sputnikstar (867 words) - Date online (04-07-2003)
Romance


(991 reads) (Read More... | 4965 | 2 comments | Rating: 7.33)

 Fiction: DRESS REHEARSAL - by fredclay *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (1450 words) - Date online (30-06-2003)
Sci-fi

A library book violation: serious offence. Some crimes are more serious though...

(686 reads) (Read More... | 8896 | 10 comments | Rating: 6)

 Fiction: The Princess and Property Market - by Romany (268 words) - Date online (30-06-2003)
Humour

Had this published in an anthology by Forward Press a couple of years ago now. Was a challenge - I think it was a word limit of 250 words. Just a bit of fun (I hope!)



(868 reads) (Read More... | 1771 | 4 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Voices Beyond the Room - by brocken *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (1475 words) - Date online (30-06-2003)
Horror

Voices Beyond the Room is the story of a man who falls into an unusual situation, as the result of friendly coercing. He agrees to spend one night, in a supposedly haunted house, with a group of his friends. But he finds the task much more difficult than he anticipated.

(577 reads) (Read More... | 8011 | 2 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: The Freshman - by ian *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (11061 words) - Date online (27-06-2003)
Novel Excerpts

Hi all, Another chapter from my comedy/drama novel ' The Freshman'. It is about Female Supremacy, so not entirely dissimilar to certain Sites that aren't often nominated for the New Statesman Media Awards.



(1560 reads) (Read More... | 60510 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Dilating Pupil - by laura_h (10706 words) - Date online (27-06-2003)
Humour

A teacher humiliates himself when the prize pupil comes on strong...

(1480 reads) (Read More... | 61955 | 17 comments | Rating: 8.76)

 Fiction: Big Kids 2: Swimming Tuesday, Footie Friday. - by RoyBateman (2004 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Humour

Oh, the delight of childhood games....

(812 reads) (Read More... | 12341 | 6 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: New In Town - by rick *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (2517 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Erotica

Restaurateur gets the hots for one of his customers.

Might be deemed offensive.

(772 reads) (Read More... | 15247 | 1 comment | Rating: 6.5)

 Fiction: Just Another Day - by Cliodhna *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (3349 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Historical

The first of a series of short stories I've got planned ... a gentleman finds himself out in the American West, and discovers what comprises a typical day out there.

(581 reads) (Read More... | 21493 | 2 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Big Kids. - by RoyBateman (1433 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Humour

They pinch your sweets, they stamp on your crisps...if you're lucky, they don't stamp on anything else.

(795 reads) (Read More... | 8936 | 5 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Edible sheep - by a_harmless_poet (114 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Humour

Number one in a series of one tips on survival.

(750 reads) (Read More... | 728 | 3 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: That's Life. - by Frenchy (763 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Flash Fiction

A very short story about a modern illness that has invaded our planet.

(1257 reads) (Read More... | 5213 | 10 comments | Rating: 7.33)

 Fiction: Scattering Crows - by harv (2277 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Drama

A vision of the near future - of people like you and me forced to become exiles, hunted like animals. (Second Draft version)

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(907 reads) (Read More... | 13263 | 2 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: UP! - by kenochi (1657 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Sci-fi

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a story about getting high...

(908 reads) (Read More... | 10706 | 10 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: Moulded to imperfection - by richa (971 words) - Date online (23-06-2003)
Drama

Malini was born when I was three weeks old. A small built girl with a dark complexion and large questioning eyes.

(590 reads) (Read More... | 5861 | 2 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: HEAVEN CAN WAIT - by ruadh (782 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Drama

Sometimes a chance meeting makes all the difference.

(619 reads) (Read More... | 4394 | 5 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Hit and Run - by shadow (471 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Flash Fiction

There's only so much a man can stand . . .

(803 reads) (Read More... | 2538 | 15 comments | Rating: 6.5)

 Fiction: Daddy, You're Just So Uncool. - by John Hughes *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (1630 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Novel Excerpts

This is the opening scene of a humorous novel Im thinking of writing. Humour is a new genre for me, so Id really-really appreciate some feedback about whether you folks think itll work, or not.

(759 reads) (Read More... | 9566 | 6 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Empty Buckets - by SmirkingDervish (513 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Autobiography

A visit to the beach for a young boy with a bucket.

(941 reads) (Read More... | 2891 | 11 comments | Rating: 7.25)

 Fiction: For Master - by UnknownTerritory *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (2759 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Erotica

You'll just have to read for yourself and give feedback.

Might be deemed offensive.

(1006 reads) (Read More... | 15011 | 3 comments | Rating: 4.25)

 Fiction: The Spirit of Howard Keel - by JeffDray (594 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Stories for Children

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So it's not about mud, it's a bit silly it was an odd idea that has been running around inside my head ever since I walked into the bathroom and the idea struck me.

(735 reads) (Read More... | 4057 | 6 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Blank Screen - by Romany (1330 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Horror

Beware of Chat rooms - you just don't know who you are talking to! (Some offensive language! Don't normally use this, but felt it was pertinent.) Also, wasn't sure which genre to fit it in to, thought perhaps horror, even though there is no actual graphic horror involved.



(809 reads) (Read More... | 8956 | 7 comments | Rating: 7.66)

 Fiction: Hope - by Simpo (768 words) - Date online (20-06-2003)
Drama

Mary used to cut cheese exactly like that. So carefully, caressing the knife over the cheese, with a look of fixed concentration on her face.

(550 reads) (Read More... | 4388 | 1 comment | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: THE HUSBAND, THE WIFE AND HIS LOVER - by ruadh (1367 words) - Date online (16-06-2003)
Drama

The title sums this one up

(665 reads) (Read More... | 7784 | 6 comments | Rating: 7.5)

 Fiction: Sophie - by CheeseAndOnion *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (2114 words) - Date online (16-06-2003)
Experimental

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Will she, won't she?

(1226 reads) (Read More... | 21127 | 12 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: Bluebottles and Frogs - by zenbuddhist (1938 words) - Date online (16-06-2003)
Drama

There was a large fly buzzing around the room. Other smaller ones were there too but this bastard was really annoying and it wasnt just because of the noise it was making.

(977 reads) (Read More... | 11008 | 2 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: TALES FROM THE SEA - by ruadh (851 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
Sci-fi

One story from a fantasy collection I'm working on. Do you believe in fairies?

(728 reads) (Read More... | 4785 | 6 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Just Another Job - by Scorpio (2021 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
Sci-fi

When jobs are short, you take what you can get, and you don't worry about others; you think about Number One.

(897 reads) (Read More... | 11583 | 3 comments | Rating: 6)

 Fiction: Routes - by laura_h (8301 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
  
Drama

Neglected 12 year old boy spends his birthday going around on Edinburgh buses...

(2337 reads) (Read More... | 42381 | 8 comments | Rating: 8.57)

 Fiction: Surviving solace - by Domino (176 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
Flash Fiction

Just as Peter fished for men..........

(721 reads) (Read More... | 1175 | 4 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: The Excursionist - by mjh10 (1361 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
Drama

It is a story of what can happen to any of us as we make our way through life. I'm hoping for any kind of feedback on the story or the writing.

(703 reads) (Read More... | 7839 | 2 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Recycling. - by AndrewHide *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (1793 words) - Date online (13-06-2003)
Horror

After meeting up with an old school friend, Alan conceived an idea of how to make some quick money, all he had to do was break a few rules and find a secluded spot.
Only one rule could not be broken, nature's, all can be recycled.

(631 reads) (Read More... | 10034 | 2 comments | Rating: 5.5)

 Fiction: Letters From Bohemia - by pixelface (1127 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Humour

Short ficticious letters in a surreal style from a struggling writer summering in Bohemia with Salvador Dali. The translation from gibberish to clarity will remain unreleased until my fiance stops lacing my coco pops with PCP.

(1213 reads) (Read More... | 7508 | 3 comments | Rating: 9.33)

 Fiction: AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE!!!!! - by sirat (652 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Humour

DON'T DELETE THIS MESSAGE!!!!!
Unless you forward this message to 100 other people in the next ten minutes your house will burn down and your sexual organs will turn brown and drop off.

(1470 reads) (Read More... | 4121 | 23 comments | Rating: 7.66)

 Fiction: Tattooed Faces, Tattooed Hands. - by kenochi (2509 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Novellas

a story about the passing of youth

(2792 reads) (Read More... | 17824 | 14 comments | Rating: 7.11)

 Fiction: Dreams Limited - by richa (981 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Drama

She turned 18 two weeks after her class 12 exams.

(640 reads) (Read More... | 6009 | 2 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Drones - by Domino (978 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Sci-fi

"And this, ladies and gentleman, is the brain centre of the building. The finest computing system known to mankind."

(741 reads) (Read More... | 6481 | 8 comments | Rating: 6)

 Fiction: escape - by spyro *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (947 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Drama

a woman who hears a sound coming from downstairs and imagines everything

(1394 reads) (Read More... | 5465 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Freshman - by ian *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (7872 words) - Date online (09-06-2003)
Novel Excerpts

Another chapter from The Freshman, a humorous novel avec a little erotica and female supremacy

(978 reads) (Read More... | 43075 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Happening - by laura_h (2109 words) - Date online (06-06-2003)
Humour

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For anyone that's woken up the night after the office party and wanted to scream

(1195 reads) (Read More... | 12331 | 17 comments | Rating: 9.2)

 Fiction: Personal Services - by sirat (2702 words) - Date online (06-06-2003)
Drama

A dark little tale of the oldest profession.

This version slightly modified.
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(1541 reads) (Read More... | 15501 | 23 comments | Rating: 7.33)

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