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 Fiction: Sloley (Part 2) - by TheBigBadG (1569 words) - Date online (02-04-2012)
Sci-fi

Part 2 - read part one here

(244 reads) (Read More... | 9536 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Sloley (Part 1) - by TheBigBadG (1153 words) - Date online (30-03-2012)
Sci-fi

How do you guarantee something doesn't get read? Make is sci-fi and much longer than everything else. This has been hanging about for ages and is nearly finished - if I start posting it the idea is it will make me finish.

(214 reads) (Read More... | 6893 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: the Chronicle never written (or before the war the silence came) - by Alphadog1 (2593 words) - Date online (30-03-2012)
Sci-fi

This is a first draft of a short story dedicated and in homage to Ray Bradbury. I have read the Martian Chronicles more times than any other book. for me the stories still exite. It is a shame that such magazines that shaped writers like Ray Bradbury and Phillip K dick are no longer around.

(243 reads) (Read More... | 14166 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Frozen fish - by Vigournet (275 words) - Date online (26-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

My cooking prowess

(345 reads) (Read More... | 1515 | 4 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Asking Heaven - by Nomenklatura (2374 words) - Date online (26-03-2012)
Sci-fi

hmm... I expect you're put off by the genre

(385 reads) (Read More... | 15172 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Tilly, Box. Chapter one - by Khator *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (2270 words) - Date online (26-03-2012)
Stories for Children

Thea's just finished her GCSE's, Rowan managed to get a job to stay near her after his parents moved. They like doing things like hanging out in the silence of the library - until that gets rudely interrupted and they end up with a spaceship and a mystery - just who and where is Tilly?

(192 reads) (Read More... | 13352 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: games people play - by Vigournet (191 words) - Date online (23-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

A flash fiction entry into a competition with "Games" theme.

(277 reads) (Read More... | 1044 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Blue Green Carpet - by Harry (2057 words) - Date online (23-03-2012)
  
Humour

A casual glance at the other rooms, (even mine) in the Eltinge would make a man think he was in a poorhouse.

(369 reads) (Read More... | 10907 | 5 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: Krystal - by e-griff (1459 words) - Date online (23-03-2012)
Drama

A 'side-plot' story culled from the cutting room floor after Sirat made me cut my first 'big' story from 10,000 words to 2,000 (The Golden Knight) . These characters also go on to another epic of mine 'The Wizard's Disc' ... *sighs* (with special reference to the last few lines).

(142 reads) (Read More... | 8757 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: They Stole My Face -- The Purpose - by e-griff (966 words) - Date online (19-03-2012)
Drama

by John. every clone needs a purpose in life ... (rather delayed post of final part of They Stole My Face :-) )

(194 reads) (Read More... | 5993 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Eden Tree - by Vigournet (465 words) - Date online (19-03-2012)
Novel Excerpts

My main character, John James Morgan, has a sick grand-son. He meets a market trader which leads John to seek out the man’s brother in Jaffa, formerly Joppa, to acquire an ancient box. In the UK, the mysterious leaves miraculously heal the sick boy. Others however want the leaves too. Rescuing one friend from evil men, encountering other helpers, the Morgan family have three uninvited guests at a wedding. Another rescue mission is needed and a visit to locate the Eden Tree.

(175 reads) (Read More... | 3167 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Noblesse Oblige - by e-griff (1552 words) - Date online (19-03-2012)
Drama

belated entry for Prose Workshop Challenge (sorry)

(209 reads) (Read More... | 9381 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Long room - by Alphadog1 (4689 words) - Date online (19-03-2012)
Ghosts

this Homage to S.Kings the shining has been the only piece of work that I have clearly heard the voice of the heroine from beginning to the end... she whispered so clearly it was scary to write.

(278 reads) (Read More... | 24774 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Mirrors - by Vigournet (239 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

how can we help this person get home?

(272 reads) (Read More... | 1237 | 5 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Lost and Found - by Vigournet (244 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

Why is this character left behind? Will the character be united with the family?

(219 reads) (Read More... | 1420 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Hat Collection - by Vigournet (3463 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Novellas

The main character has a fascination with hats and a remarkable ability to read dreams. Both interests occupy his life.

(225 reads) (Read More... | 19335 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: They - by Alphadog1 (2739 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Horror

They is a short story set in a post apocalyptic world where humanity is caged against huge monsters that arrived on the back of an asteroid, changing the earth's biosphere... it is part of a longer piece that I need encouragement with to complete.

(261 reads) (Read More... | 14970 | 5 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Home-wreckers - by Vigournet (208 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

A home is destroyed. By whom and why?

(215 reads) (Read More... | 1203 | 1 comment | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: ALIEN-STOWAWAY - by eddiesolo (3894 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Sci-fi

SHORT STORY BASED ON THE ALIEN FRANCHISE. THINKING OF MAKING THIS INTO A NOVEL. Si:)

(231 reads) (Read More... | 23374 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Dining Out - by Vigournet (167 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

What kind of diner is this that eats and enjoys a worm?

(271 reads) (Read More... | 991 | 2 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: The Sad and Interesting Politician - by bluepootle (1385 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
  
Drama

For the prose workshop challenge. A politician wriggles out of a sticky situation. Sort of.

(564 reads) (Read More... | 7850 | 8 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: Cotton Weaves - by TheBigBadG (1590 words) - Date online (16-03-2012)
Drama

For the prose challenge - It was turned out over the course of one day so I have a nagging sense of foreboding about how solid it is.

(324 reads) (Read More... | 9538 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Island - by e-griff (412 words) - Date online (12-03-2012)
Drama

A repost of a story removed from the site due to protest.

(242 reads) (Read More... | 2389 | 2 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Gollocks. - by RoyBateman (2037 words) - Date online (12-03-2012)
  
Humour

When you're trying to drag your working men's club into the 21st Century, and some clapped-out vent act is holding you back, there's only one word for it. Yes, you guessed...

(380 reads) (Read More... | 12364 | 7 comments | Rating: 9.4)

 Fiction: Now, if it's time for recompense for what's done V 1.7 - by TheBigBadG (2342 words) - Date online (12-03-2012)
Drama

Re-edit of an earlier post. Done at a conference so probably not 'optimised' just yet...

(158 reads) (Read More... | 14667 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: They Stole My Face - by e-griff (910 words) - Date online (09-03-2012)
Drama

'There were three of me in a bar across the street ....' here we learn the origin of the biobot, and further ... what happens when some of the replicants flee Chris Parker's farm (and the chickens) ... this is a bridge to the final denouement ... (on Monday).

(232 reads) (Read More... | 6057 | 1 comment | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: The Cupboard - by Alphadog1 (1666 words) - Date online (09-03-2012)
Ghosts

This is one of my better short stories. I am finding writing in this format harder recently, as ideas seldom take hold for long. Despite scrawling in my notebook.

(316 reads) (Read More... | 9390 | 2 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: The whale - by hkadman1 (587 words) - Date online (05-03-2012)
Fantasy

A dream like short story.

(138 reads) (Read More... | 3124 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Gallery chat - by hkadman1 (2074 words) - Date online (05-03-2012)
Drama

Some thoughts about art in general.

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 Fiction: Mafia Landfill Part 2 - by ChairmanWow (745 words) - Date online (05-03-2012)
Crime/Thriller

Don Jones, intrepid Illinois state environmental inspector, has a mystery on his hands at a rural landfill operated by some New Jersey goons.

(205 reads) (Read More... | 4258 | 1 comment | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Chupe - by Nomenklatura (418 words) - Date online (05-03-2012)
Flash Fiction

in the Andes...

(417 reads) (Read More... | 2579 | 3 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: Compulsion - by Harry (3276 words) - Date online (02-03-2012)
Humour

4th draft of this attempt at humor – hope it can be the last.

(237 reads) (Read More... | 18594 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: They Stole My Face (by Frank) - by e-griff (1311 words) - Date online (27-02-2012)
Drama

blimey! strange things happen .... There were three of me in the bar across the street ...

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 Fiction: Antiques and Curios - by franciman (470 words) - Date online (27-02-2012)
Flash Fiction

For the Weekly Challenge

(208 reads) (Read More... | 2795 | 1 comment | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Buried Treasure - by Nomenklatura (429 words) - Date online (27-02-2012)
Drama

hmm... too long for the weekly challenge. It's a sort of 'mash-up' - if you can do that with writing...

(369 reads) (Read More... | 2774 | 5 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Procedure - by bluepootle (1014 words) - Date online (24-02-2012)
Flash Fiction

For the prose workshop challenge. Someone incurs a huge debt. No ducks involved, though.

(259 reads) (Read More... | 5786 | 5 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: Duck Story - by e-griff (1851 words) - Date online (24-02-2012)
  
Drama

for the prose workshop challenge. plus duck! :-)

(347 reads) (Read More... | 10694 | 11 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Now, if it's time for recompense for what's done - by TheBigBadG (2164 words) - Date online (24-02-2012)
Drama

For the prose workshop challenge: the theme being incurrence of a great debt. Credit for the title goes to the sublime Nick Drake.

(289 reads) (Read More... | 13631 | 5 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: THE PAIN ARTIST - by Simon (2000 words) - Date online (24-02-2012)
  
Horror

My eye op put me in mind of this.

(407 reads) (Read More... | 11423 | 9 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: If This Is A Woman - by Nomenklatura (422 words) - Date online (24-02-2012)
  
Drama

not everyone is able to forgive and forget...

(409 reads) (Read More... | 2388 | 10 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: The Old Gods of the Countryside. - by RoyBateman (1746 words) - Date online (20-02-2012)
  
Humour

Britain may not be a particularly religious country, thank goodness, but just stray a short distance into the country, and you'll find that many strange and half-forgotten Gods such as TRAC-TOR (The Slow One) and SCRUM-PY (The Bringer of Headaches) still hold great sway...

(1859 reads) (Read More... | 10613 | 6 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: The Return of Mrs Brown - by Andrea (1462 words) - Date online (20-02-2012)
Humour

Everyone has a doppelgänger, right?

(400 reads) (Read More... | 9507 | 8 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: The Schizofrenic Moment - by chant_z (6170 words) - Date online (17-02-2012)
Experimental

This is a (poor) translation from my original version in Swedish. In English it's significantly longer and alot is lost in translation. Any feedback is very welcome. My apologies for the lack of paragraph distinctions. A copy/paste error.

(243 reads) (Read More... | 34489 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: A Knife in the Back - by Andrea (1850 words) - Date online (17-02-2012)
Humour

This weeks prose and poetry challenge prompt is 'Antiques and Curios' which prompted me, in turn, to re-post this oldie here, as it's way too long to enter in the challenge :)

'...When Cyril’s dad finally pegged it after a long and fruitless battle with old age, Cyril thought he had it made...'

(306 reads) (Read More... | 12103 | 4 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: Prck - by e-griff (1956 words) - Date online (17-02-2012)
  
Drama

an oldie, about (perhaps) the first inklings of religion .... think John Cleese meets protoplasmic blob (and loses)

(285 reads) (Read More... | 12173 | 6 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: A Living Story, Plot In Motion - by morguloth *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (4518 words) - Date online (17-02-2012)
Fantasy

This basically what amounts to the first chapter of my ongoing fantasy blog novel. I write/post the next chunk of story each day: No outline, no plan, only inspiration. Collated below are the first 30 days of posts.

(184 reads) (Read More... | 26644 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: THE GREAT DIVIDE - by Andrea (1128 words) - Date online (13-02-2012)
Just Plain Daft.

A happy tale of two blissful relationships...

(333 reads) (Read More... | 6972 | 11 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Wilshers - by e-griff (1416 words) - Date online (13-02-2012)
Drama

What is Brander getting himself into? Giving up a sure job, riches, for an ideal?

(131 reads) (Read More... | 8626 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Analven Bay (Poem No3 of my 'Five Poems') - by e-griff (64 words) - Date online (13-02-2012)
Poetry

what the title says

(285 reads) (Read More... | 445 | 8 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Eos - by Nomenklatura (535 words) - Date online (13-02-2012)
Sci-fi

(Give it a chance... ignore the genre... why not?)

(197 reads) (Read More... | 3314 | comments? | Rating: 0)

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