Short Stories

It's Dandy To Be Andy

Writing Prompt - A gender of the human race has long gone extinct due to an unforeseen virus. Now, heterosexuality is a thing of the past and humans reproduce artificially, but today someone realizes they are straight. Baldness. Hemophilia. Colour-blindness. Men always did get the short end of the biological…


Undo

Writing Prompt - Everyone gets a single Do-Over, wherein they go back in time 24 hours. They retain their memories, but nobody else does. Write me a story about someone trying to decide whether or not to use theirs. 23 hours ago, Steve splattered all over the sidewalk. 24 hours…


Stupid, Stupid Cubecats

Writing Prompt - Humans manage to contact an alien civilization. They are less intelligent than us. "Lemme tell y'all about sea squirts." Amy clicks through to the next slide. "The sea squirt spends its wee young days floating around, doin' like a squirty do, until it finds…


a man walks into a bar

Writing Prompt - Your generic character "walks into a bar", but instead of getting to a punchline, the story transitions to a depressing and insightful story. What a joke. . . . Knock knock. Who's there? An interruption. Not an interrupting cow, but it still breaks my concentration, then, it breaks…


What, you think they left anything in the will for the butler?

Writing Prompt - Bruce Wayne is killed alongside his parents on that fateful night. Describe Gotham decades later, with no Batman to protect it. What, you think they left anything in the will for the butler? Alfred is cleaning a wine glass, at his bar four blocks down from where…