|9:05, by Adam Cadre|
Average member rating: (497 ratings)
The phone rings. Oh, no — how long have you been asleep? Sure, it was a tough night, but... This is bad. This is very bad. The phone rings.
|Aisle, by Sam Barlow|
Average member rating: (294 ratings)
"Late Thursday night. You've had a hard day and the last thing you need is this: shopping. Luckily, the place is pretty empty and you're progressing rapidly. On to the next aisle... Aisle started out as a...
|Alabaster, by John Cater, Rob Dubbin, Eric Eve, Elizabeth Heller, Jayzee, Kazuki Mishima, Sarah Morayati, Mark Musante, Emily Short, Adam Thornton, Ziv Wities|
Average member rating: (113 ratings)
The Queen has told you to return with her heart in a box. Snow White has made you promise to make other arrangements. Now that you're alone in the forest, it's hard to know which of the two women to trust....
|Broken Legs, by Sarah Morayati|
Average member rating: (28 ratings)
A blurb? They expect you to write? You're Lottie Plum so you're not going into writing. You sing. And dance and act up a storm while everyone else can only manage a puddle. You belong at Bridger. No matter...
|Common Ground, by Stephen Granade|
Average member rating: (30 ratings)
|De Baron, by Victor Gijsbers|
Average member rating: (154 ratings)
An evil nobleman, a kidnapped daughter and a father who wants to rescue her at any cost--that is not the way life works. Something much darker, something much more human, lies underneath.
|Everybody Dies, by Jim Munroe|
Average member rating: (94 ratings)
It starts with a metalhead, Graham, realizing that throwing that shopping cart over the bridge was not the great idea he thought it was. Even if it did get him out of washroom duty at Cost Cutters....
|Galatea, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (307 ratings)
Emily Short's description: A conversation with a work of art. "47. Galatea. White Thasos marble. Non-commissioned work by the late Pygmalion of Cyprus. (The artist has since committed suicide.) Originally...
|I-0, by Anonymous|
Average member rating: (153 ratings)
Stranded on Interstate Zero after your car broke down, you are miles away from the last sign of civilization. It's twenty minutes to noon and the temperature is well over 120°F. It's beginning to look like...
|Make It Good, by Jon Ingold|
Average member rating: (73 ratings)
The call comes through. Of all the dicks; you get the call, sitting in the front seat of your car, hands shaking on the steering wheel. An urgent call; but all you were thinking of was the bottle in the...
|Masquerade, by Kathleen M. Fischer|
Average member rating: (35 ratings)
"You walk purposefully down the sidewalk, looking neither left nor right. You don't need to look; you can tell you are being watched from whispers overheard as you pass by. "Poor Amelia..." you hear somebody...
|Photopia, by Adam Cadre|
Average member rating: (514 ratings)
"Will you read me a story?" "Read you a story? What fun would that be? I've got a better idea: let's tell a story together."
|Rover's Day Out, by Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman|
Average member rating: (49 ratings)
Three hundred years ago, the Brazilian Space Agency discovered a rocky exoplanet only 38 light years from Earth. With a surface temperature of 1200 Celsius and nine times Earth gravity, it's hardly the sort...
|Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre|
Average member rating: (159 ratings)
|Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto|
Average member rating: (202 ratings)
In the beginning was the Word, and it was hungry. ...
|Snowquest, by Eric Eve|
Average member rating: (44 ratings)
You've been on your quest so long you've almost forgotten what it is all about, but now you are nearing your destination -- if only you can stay alive long enough in this frozen wilderness to reach it.
|Violet, by Jeremy Freese|
Average member rating: (342 ratings)
Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]