7,500 < Novelette < 17,500 words

St. Patrick and the Novice of Dún Garbháin

  St. Patrick and the

Novice of Dún Garbháin

 



 

I am the sunlight that ripened grain;
I am the gentle autumns’s rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush,

I am the swift uplifting rush,
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft star that shines at night.

 

Do Not Stand Over My Grave And Weep
by Mary Elizabeth Frye, 1932

Spinning

Spinning
By
Grover
02/22/2011

It was just another Gawd awful, but all too typical hot and humid summer day in the Deep South. I was closer to drinking instead of breathing the thick and moist air, but what else could one do? For one thing, I stayed out of that scorching sun as much as I could. The heat only made it worse, and being under cover in the shade helped.

Fine Print

It's always advisable to read the fine print before signing a contract as James is about to find out.


Fine Print

By

Julie O

Thanks to Itinerant and Barry

Chapter 1

 

The Silence of the Night

CAUTION: WHILE THIS STORY CONTAINS NO INCEST OR UNDERAGE SEX IT DOES CONTAIN THE THREAT OF THEM. THE THREAT OF RAPE. IT IS A HORROR STORY IN NOT JUST THE STEPHEN KING SENSE BUT EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD, DEALING WITH A GHASTLY TOPIC IN A WAY THAT I HOPE WON'T BE SEEN AS FRIVOLOUS OR EXPLOITATIVE BUT ULIIMATLY REDEMPTIVE + HOPEFUL. AND WHILE THIS DARK KALEIDOSCOPE OF A STORY STOPS SHORT OF ANY GRAPHIC PORTRAYALS OF PHYSICAL ABUSE, IT HAS A DESPICABLE VILLAIN & IS VISCERALLY DISTURBING IN PLACES. IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT HOW YOU'D REACT TO READING SUCH A TALE, PLEASE SKIP THIS ONE.

 

Evil doesn't take Christmas off...

The Silence of the Night
by Laika Pupkino

There were worse things that could happen to you on Christmas Eve than to find yourself locked in a tiny closet. And when the perverted monster who had abducted him this afternoon got back from the store, little Mikey Ellsworth was going to find out what those things were.

Alone in the dark he prayed that he might be rescued somehow, calling out to God, to Jesus, his guardian angel, to anyone out there who might hear him, knowing that only a miracle could save him now...

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Grantville

·                Grantville: An Iona Beddau Adventure

·                By

·                Julie O

·                 

·                Features characters from The Julieverse & Forget-Me-Not

 

 Iona Beddau pays a visit to the small Midwestern town of Grantville to investigate the transformation of young men into women. This is the sequel to Forget-Me-Not.

Not Always Fair

Not Always Fair

By

Julie O

 

Contains Characters from The Julieverse-Vengeance is Bittersweet

 

 

Chapter 1

 

                  “So what the hell happened?” asked Brian Buford as he stepped out of his car.

Double Dare - complete

Steve is a bit of a loner and a prime target for other people's jokes because one thing everyone knows about him is that he can't ignore a dare. A couple of his not exactly friends have a challenge for him which smells a bit off, but what they don't know is that in trying to trick him into a humiliating situation, they're offering him the thing he's dreamed of for so long, and the beginnings of a journey of discovery.

Kristen

A young boy must dress as a giorl for a school play. When he and his mom take it a step further, his dad sentences him to a summer as a girl.

Lucy and the Ghost

What do you do when you discover your new house is haunted by a transgendered ghost?

Lucy and the Ghost
by Kristine Roland

Edited and proofread by Angela Rasch