Short fiction is second-cousin to the poem, relying on many of the same techniques (including brevity). Like poetry, fiction can be very beautiful, with words that flow like sunshine from a cloudy sky and imagery capable of haunting our dreams at night. And short fiction, like poetry, attempts to reveal the hidden Truths of our humanity.
In 5,000 words or less.
Short Stories (1-5)
Human beings, by our very nature, are territorial and possessive. We are always looking for something to call our own.
A foray into the results of intolerance with an ending of moral significance.
Secrets, hidden deep inside us, can be horrible, and sometimes they aren't what you think they are.
This is a tale woven of the threads of fantasy, and focusing on beauty.
This is a science fiction story. Or, uh, is it?
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