A celebration of StoryADay May 2015 and its writers.
|Stories||Genre||Summary||About The Writer|
|A Puzzling Murder||Mystery/Crime||A woman is found with a gun and a dead body. All the evidence is pointing to her, but her recollection of those events is vastly different. What's truth and what's fabrication?||
|Nearly Free||General Fiction||A couple of homesteaders are asked to shelter runaway slaves, with the slave-catcher just minutes behind.||
|What Else Could Go Wrong||Humor||Never ask "What else could go wrong?" You might just find out. For Laura, it was the last straw. And it was liberating.||Holly Jahangiri|
|Ella With Her Love||Humor||A little girl named ELA, wakes up with a unique dream everyday and experience her dream in the real life. One day, she woke up with a terrible dream and got worried for her love of life.||
|True Colors On A Windswept Plain||Humor||A middle-aged ranch woman finds herself dumped and left for dead on a windswept plain.||
|Salvage||General Fiction||The crew of a salvage submarine is too distracted to notice a malfunction – a story told by an omniscient narrator in 100 words(first in a series of related 100-word stories).||
|Once Loved||Other||The angels have fallen, and all some can do is grieve.||
Rahne 'Raven' Ehtar
|Letters UnSent||Romance||"Star Trek: Enterprise fan fiction....in the wake of T'Pol's marriage, arranged in childhood, she and her human t'hy'la, Trip Tucker attempt to resolve the implications of their changed relationship.|
This is a series of letters, none of which get sent."
|Shan Jeniah Burton|
|Missing Heir||Mystery/Crime||The normally punctual and responsible Thomas Albae hasn't been seen for months. Where is Mr. Albae? Why hasn't he returned? And what now will happen to his farm and inheritance?||Yvonne T. Hortillo|
|Getting The Mail||Other||Agnes reflects that even in retirement and responsible for only herself she still lives a very domesticated life. She receives an unusual package in the mail.||
Wendy de Blauw
|The Letter||Mystery/Crime||Coleen receives a mysterious letter in the mail...and she's not the only one. What ominous future does the information in The Letter hold?||
|Flight of Fancy||Romance||Remember your pen friend from school? A tale of what can happen when you finally come face to face, rather than the anonymity of a badly written letter in a foreign language.||
|The Iroquois||General Fiction||An Iroquois model watches the reaction of a father and son to his display at a museum. It's a short and somewhat whimsical look at history and our knowledge or lack of it.||
|The Cosmic Highway by Finmora Westcaw||Fantasy||It's time to shine brightly for all to see. They are lined up and ready to go when given the word. Meteor Showers--personified!||Recommended by Lori Carlson|
|You Are Getting Sleeeeepy by Holly Jahangiri||General Fiction||A stressed writer under hypnosis finds herself mentally critiquing the hypnotist's script and improves it for herself.||Recommended by Marian Allen|
|The Lone Librarian by Marian Allen||Science Fiction/Speculative||The Head Librarian of the Council City Living Library is unexpectedly called upon to perform heroic feats of animal rescue.||Recommended by Holly Jahangiri|
|The Dryness of An Autumn Season||General Fiction||The author wrote about precious parts of her life, connecting with the autumn season. An interesting read.||Recommended by Arfa|
|Syncopated Psychosis by Chris Stolle||Other||A professor explores the persistence of memory, love, chemistry, and mental illness in relation to art.||Recommended by Danni McGriffith|
|Shattered Hearts by Lori Carlson||General Fiction||A glass blower makes a vase for the woman he loves, but the delivery doesn't go smoothly.||Recommended by Sonya Oldwin|
|Mission Z by Chris Stolle||Fantasy||"A lesson, an intriguing situation, a mission, tears, and lots of questions....|
I was transported!"
|Recommended by Shan Jeniah Burton|
|Life's Sunset by Lori Carlson||Romance||A love story, and the special traditions couples have, is brought to life in a bittersweet story that tugs on the heartstrings.||Recommended by Finmora Westcaw|
|Convicts by moosestories||Action/Adventure||Convicts exiled on an alien undergo a harrowing patrol led be a tormented commander. Very tense and creepy.||Recommended by Sarah Cain|
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