Stories tagged “challenge”

  • Sammy and her Big Blue Book

    Children made fun of Sammy, and pointed at her clothes. They said she was a weirdo, they said she had a pointy nose. Sammy seemed not to care, and go about how she was. She went home every night with Joe, and wrote stories in her Big Blue Book, ones of...

  • With Odd Power Comes Odd Responsibility

    “Julius Seizure.” “Are you kidding me? Absolutely not.” “Causal Loop?” “No.” “Causal Lou?” “No, not him either.” “Loblolly?” “I don’t care what he says. Chu...

    • Author: jesteram
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Mad Milkshake

    The wanderer pushed his goggles up his forehead, wiping dirt from the corners of his eyes. There, in the middle of the deserted town, stood a perfect milkshake on a steel table. It even had a cherry on top. The wanderer ran his tongue over chapped lips...

    • Author: bluefish
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Sneeze in the Dark

    Groar pinched the tip of his nose hard. He hated it down here. The dust always made his nose run and his thick fur was becoming inhabited with an entire colony of dust bunnies. He was officially miserable. Some days being the monster beneath the bed wa...

    • Author: TOAST
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Captain Linder's Milkshake

    Gerhard Linder, captain of the type VIIC unterwasserboot U-579, peered through the periscope at a stream of allied ships. “Mein milchshake holt alle jungen zum yard,” he whispered, referring to the maneuver he used to pull enemy vessels wit...

  • Like A Bunny (classy porn challenge) (Mature)

    Ever since we’ve been able to hack our DNA and add other characteristics to ourselves, fetishes have grown rapidly. I look over my script and check out my costume. I sigh and slide into the furry pink bunny suit. A makeup artist applies a rubber ...

  • Love & Witchery

    Dearest Arnold, I am writing you concerning the incident with the marigolds and the moonlight. I fear that I conveyed the wrong impression that night when you caught me constructing the circle of ancient runes in the garden. The lock of your hair I sni...

  • A company man

    “…and this will be your office,” said Jim, smiling like a lizard: all tongue and no teeth. Alex looked around, puzzled. They were sharing the elevator which was shaking a little as it ascended. “Where?” he said, checking w...

  • Completed

    The origin of love. I thought it was lovely, the first time I heard that story. The idea that we had all been cut down the middle eons ago and that all we had to do was find our other halves, the missing pieces of our souls and we would be complete. I ...

    • Author: lisaG
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Triskadekaphobia

    It was everywhere. This was the last straw. No more would this idiotic figure be present in the human race! No more! I would obliterate it! It would no longer haunt me on every single street! It would no longer be a presence in my life, or anyone’...

  • The Ficly Road (spoilers, I guess, if you haven't read it)

    When he woke in the woods in the dark, he’d marvel at the cold, the boy, the ash, the gray, the world, the silence, the lack of quotations marks and apostrophes in their dialogue. Are we the good guys? Yes. Are there bad guys? Yes. A lot of them?...

    • Author: jesteram
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Upgrade

    “Hello this is Aaron at WizWonders, how can I help you today?” “Hi, I bought a spell from you guys about a year ago, the LeviLover, and it’s been blue screening over the last few days.” “Alright, I’m happy to h...

    • Author: Dave Oei
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Unfortunate (Cliche Challenge) (Mature)

    She was beautiful; long legs, full breasts, plump and pouting lips, a body that begged to be kissed in each and every way. Samuel had met her wandering the park, and showed her all the things which made his world special. He showed her the paintball ar...

    • Author: Xanathael
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Book of Ficlysis

    Once there was nothing. Then there was a man. His name was Adam. He was lonely. God took one of his ribs and made a companion. She was beautiful, and became a good friend. She wasn’t really that smart. She spoke to a snake, who told her that she ...

  • A gentleman's excuse me

    Myriad voices chuckled and murmured, glasses clinked against each other, and whenever the door to the smoking room opened tobacco teased the air briefly. Esteban guarding the elephant-foot umbrella stand holding a crystal goblet of sparkling water, pre...

  • Apex (Challenge repost)

    They sought out her clockwork tower to hear the gods’ words from her lips. Bronze-plated dragons with snapping shrapnel teeth guarded the landings. Those who weren’t eaten faced a wind-up Sphinx that spat out ticker-tape riddles. She hated it when ...

    • Author: falconesse
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Your Secret Admirer

    I love you. I don’t think I’ve ever done quite as much for anyone else as I have for you, and you didn’t even need to ask. I never thought myself as one to put their life on the line for someone else- selfish, but that’s who I ...

  • A Moment in Time

    The ship’s largest room had been heavily decorated for the occasion, although what occasion that was exactly was beyond their knowledge. Draperies and fancy tables were set about, details of gold easily caught the eye, food and drink at their rea...

  • Now Arriving at Your Destination.

    We all have little moments of crystallization. Single seconds that expand into a great cosmic pause button. The planets together hold their breath. And in that moment you have a completely detailed picture. A moment to reflect on your moment. In this s...

  • MacFicly (Challenge)

    Macbeth had just come home from a hard day’s night, and he was happy. According to the Weird Sisters, he would be made king. He could dig that. The missis, however, was impatient. So, they had everyone over for a little get together, and Macbeth ...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Les temps perdu

    Paris, en Septembre. Il pleut sur la cité des rêves. Les caniveaux sont plein des ordures et de l’eau, et mes chaussures sont moite. Je suis à pied aujourd’hui, parce que ma voiture ne marche pas, encore, et j’ai besoin d’arg...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • La Celda (Babel Challenge)

    Golpeé la puerta de metal hasta que mis manos sangraron. Por qué no me dejan salir? Quienes son, por qué me tienen aquí? Si al menos me hubiesen dado una razón, me hubiesen dicho que es lo que hice mal, por qué merezco este castigo… pero lo...

  • An Alliterate Aardvark

    Allison Alred’s amazingly agile and adorable aardvark, Alfred (Alf), astonished all after Alf ate Ali’s award-achieving azaleas. After all, aardvarks annihilate Arizonian ants! Agreed?! “Alas!” ailed Ali, aching. And anon, Ali&#...

    • Author: Dave Oei
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Eulogy

    Alas, poor Yorick’s skull, I knew you well. You served me long and faithfully, sitting patiently on my desk while dribbly candles burned down to stumps atop you. You never complained about the wax that ran through your eye sockets or mounded up w...

  • Los aromas de Four Hills

    Cuando los meses aún se contaban con piedras en jarros de cerámica, existía en una aldea llamada Four Hills una mujer que podía detener el tiempo. Era altiva y reservada por lo cual los aldeanos se apartaban al verla llegar. A ella no le importaba,...