Lit Fiction

Beth waited until she could hear her mother sleeping, softly snoring on the other side of the wall. She sat up, fluidly, and slipped...

Veera was a good girl. She always tried to do her best. We grew up like sisters, our hands and hearts intertwined, forever refusing to...

This story is one of the April Writing Challenge entries chosen to be a featured story. . He couldn’t cry for months. Not “didn’t” but “couldn’t.”...

This story is one of the April Writing Challenge entries chosen to be a featured story. . The sky above her was pale, empty gray that...

This story is one of the April Writing Challenge entries chosen to be a featured story.   He was already wheezing but he knew he had...

These entries from April's challenge were selected as Honorable Mentions. Those who completed this challenge are now encouraged to share their stories in...

I saw death for the first time when I was 8. She was beautiful and isolated, floating upside down in a fish tank at a...

“Shower caddy and soap—” “Check.” “Desk light, pillowcases, notebooks—” “Got it.” “Socks, glasses case, portable radio, my quote mugs—” “All present.” “Okay…” Harper Little released a flap on the last...

This story is one of the March Writing Challenge entries chosen to be a featured story. Nothing lovely could come of this particular shadow. Settled...

This story is one of the March Writing Challenge entries chosen to be a featured story. Her fingers traced the keys of her mother’s beloved...