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Short and curious stories. Sci-fi and fantasy. Often humorous.


Free Chinese Food - Short Story

20 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment CuriousShortStories

The alley was dim, but all the surfaces still somehow managed to shine as if they were wet. It hadn’t rained in weeks. Plopee stepped from the doorway into the alley. His shoe squished on the shinning street. With each step the street sucked at this...

Feed the Mirror - Short Story

16 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CuriousShortStories

Mick shivered even though the air was full of warm mist. He pulled back the shower curtain and stepped out into the bathroom, glancing behind him. Ever since he came to this hotel he felt like there was someone just over his shoulder, watching. He st...

The Secret Ingredient - Short Story

9 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CuriousShortStories

Once upon a time in the village of Wattlebottom a small boy stood picking his nose. This was actually a rather regular occurrence. Everyday this same small boy stood on the same spot picking the same nose as he stared at the sweet buns glazed with pi...

Gas Station Visit - Short Story

9 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CuriousShortStories

Paul walked into the bathroom, squeezing his knees together. The door squeaked on rusty hinges as it closed behind him. The tile floor was stained in what looked like some kind of art project and reflected the buzzing, flickering lights above. Off to...