Fictive Dream

Short stories online

Authors A – K

Photograph by Elisabetta Foco

A

Christopher Acker
Lullaby | December 11 2016

Sandra Arnold
Going Round the Bend | June 28 2020
The Sacrifice of Teeth | February 9 2020
The Red Ferrari | April 14 2019
The Woman with a Thousand Faces | February 17 2019
The Colour of Sunshine | August 5 2018
The Weight of Words | February 1 2018
The Man in the Moon | December 3 2017
The Tinkling of the Camel’s Bell | November 5 2017
The Passion Fruit Tree | October 1 2017
Mary Splayfoot | September 3 2017
Sticks and Stones | June 18 2017

Favouretta Pratt | May 14 2017
Night Flying | March 26 2017
The Last Footwear Company | January 8 2017

David S Atkinson
The Indoctrination of Little Bee | April 22 2018

B

Shaun Baines
Zoinks! | October 19 2019

Baked Nebraska | October 22 2017

Alicia Bakewell
Body, Blood | March 4 2018 

Sudha Balagopal
This Isn’t How We Live | February 12 2019

How Mom Became Immortal | February 5 2018

Jaime Balboa
Baptism at Venice Beach | February 23 2019

Joe Banfield
Dementia Pugilistica | September 4 2016

Joseph Baran
Turkey Hunt | December 22 2019

Susan Barsby
Sarah Bears the Scars | January 6 2019

Cath Barton
Blowing My Mind Clear | December 13 2019
No Welcoming Party | February 18 2018
Mrs Myfanwy Pritchard | July 2 2017
Tracks | September 25 2016

LMA Bauman-Milner
Persephone Speaks | June 25 2017

Paul Beckman
Scrub-a dub-dub | September 13 2019
Family Gathering | February 9 2019
For the Good of All | February 20 2018

Customs | May 14 2017
Lacy | December 4 2016
Something to Remember Dad | October 26 2016

Joe Bedford
The Portrait | March 22 2019

Laura Besley
That Apple | July 23 2017

Amy L. Bethke
Drive | August 30 2019

Isobel Blackthorn
Sorting Things Out | May 28 2017
Margo’s Slippers | September 4 2016

Michael Bloor
Twenty Quid a Completed Interview, Plus Expenses | November 13 2016

Tyler Bonson
Firewood | January 15 2017

Linda Boroff
Summer of Love | November 16 2018

Justine Bothwick
A Spotter’s Guide to the Seashore | June 12 2020

Robert Boucheron
Outdoor Café | June 8 2018
Kitchen Komrade | November 5 2017

One Fine Day | April 2 2017

Katarina Boudreaux
Where Trains End | August 14 2016

Sharon Boyle
Interview in an Off-Licence | February 13 2020
Living and Dying for Fridays | September 1 2019

Angelita Bradney
Other Folks’ Troubles | March 27 2020

Ruth Brandt
Some Place to Eat | July 20 2018

Craig Burnett
Huxby | March 5 2017

Jenny Butler
Remembering the Bleak Times | November 16 2016
It’s Hard to be a Saint in The City | June 21 2016

C

Neil Campbell
Sentences and Fragments | February 2 2020
Carrsgate | March 11 2018

Last Chance Power Drive | April 30 2017

Steve Campbell
Oak Decline | September 7 2018

Jo-Anne Cappeluti
Where Grandma Went | September 27 2019

My Father Asleep | August 10 2018

Steve Carr
Cuddle Inc. | February 26 2019
The Morten Binken Show | October 14 2018
The Albatross | September 25 2018
Breadth of Knowledge | February 10 2018
Noise | August 27 2017
The Island of Women | May 7 2017
The Citrus Thief | February 12 2017
The Missouri River Story | October 18 2016

Michael G Casey
Storyline | September 2 2018

Helen Chambers
The Bicycle Orchestra | June 30 2019

Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar
Rolling Sweat |November 8 2019

Philip Charter
The Feature Race | August 27 2017

Elaine Chiew
Between the Belly Button and the Womb | November 10 2019

Michael Chin
Shoot | March 19 2017

Rita Ciresi
On His Way to American History | October 18 2019

Michael Cocchiarale
Dust to Dust | July 28 2019
Among the Living | December 10 2017

Callum Colback
The Piano Man | January 14 2018

WA Coleman
A DMV Divinity | October 2 2016

Stephen Connolly
Cargo | February 14 2019

David Cook
The Gibbon | February 26 2018

Nick Cooke
Dripping | December 10 2017

Brian Coughlan
Re-Union | November 20 2016

Billy Cowan
A Little Dander | June 16 2019

Dinah Cox
The Red Envelope | April 5 2020

LA Craig
Collateral | November 17 2016

Lori Cramer
Scars | February 13 2018

My Ex-Boyfriend’s Girlfriend | August 6 2017

Guy Cranswick
Passing | August 14 2016

Travis Cravey
Solitaire | February 20 2019

Annalisa Crawford
Clink | October 20 2019

Dan Crawley
Straight Down the Road | September 14 2018

D

Sarah Daniels
Eat To Live | September 26 2018

The Puke Yellow Lada | August 12 2018

Judy Darley
Elevated Truths | January 27 2019

Andrew Davis
The Soldier has a Gun | September 11 2016

Annie Dawid
Toast | January 7 2018
Long Before Jonestown: Indianapolis, 1956 | May 28 2017
Native to Nothing | August 23 2016

Thomas Dedola
Three Thoughts | January 29 2017

Gay Degani
God Bless the Child | February 11 2020
Windows | December 15 2019
Acadia Lost | April 19 2019

Razing Iowa | September 21 2018

Eduardo del Rio
Kiko | February 4 2019

Olga Dermott-Bond
The Places in Between | February 2 2018

David Desjardins
Angels Landing | September 22 2019

Salvatore Difalco
Pupazzo | February 21 2019

Damper | November 11 2018

Jane Dotchin
Tonight We Not Get Teargas | October 16 2016

Jacqueline Doyle
Why Indeed | February 18 2020
Free Fall | February 18 2019

Clara at the Bus Station | May 13 2018 

Gary Duncan
Devil Moon | December 7 2018

Cameron Dunham
The In-Between Days | June 21 2016

E

Davina East
Belly | January 21 2018

Philippa East
Pride and Joy | June 21 2016

Laurence Edmondson
Milk Roll | August 26 2018

Annette Edwards-Hill
The River that Ran Through the Town | March 24 2019

Julie Eger
Truck | June 3 2018

M. Alberto Ehrler
Tense Futur | January 8 2017

KM Elkes
The Conservation of Angular Momentum | October 29 2017

Eva Eliav
Longings | February 28 2020
Morning | November 1 2019
June Bugs | February 16 2018

Human Condition | October 15 2017

Suzannah V Evans
Stops and Stutters | December 2 2018
The Fortune Teller | August 19 2018
The Clams | May 20 2018

The Storm | January 7 2018

F

William Falo
Barbed Hooks | May 20 2018

Stephen Faulkner
Talk-Talk | September 24 2017

Tracy Fells
Buzz Word | February 21 2020

The Art of Invisibility | February 25 2018

Joaquin Fernandez
As The Smoke Took Her | May 17 2019

Pat Foran
Space Music From Space Land | July 26 2019

Nina Fosati
How Desolate Was Its Abandonment | August 31 2018

Jon Fox
The Seventh Cycle | June 7 2016

Mike Fox
John’s Oak | May 24 2020
The Fun Police | January 26 2020
Sharing Space | December 8 2019
Alex’s Blue Bag | November 3 2019
Works in Progress | July 7 2019
Taking Steps | April 21 2019
Breath | September 23 2019
Feeding Ducks | April 15 2018

The Slope | August 6 2017

Penny Frances
Double Trouble | April 15 2018

Lisa K Friedman
Escape | April 8 2018

Jago Furnas
Fauna | June 25 2016

G

Louis Gallo
La Petite Mort | June 7 2020
Lebruchio & Father, Movers | May 1 2020
MaryJane | Apri 3 2020
Hunger | February 17 2020
New Shirt | December 1 2019
First Love | October 11 2019
Crème de Menthe | August 23 2019
Honeysuckle and Sweet Olive | June 23 2019
The Arcs of the Covenant | March 29 2019
Recruitment (with Bosco) | February 16 2019
Christmas Lights | December 28 2018

Bricks | September 9 2018

Frances Gapper
Hey Diddle Diddle | February 29 2020

Kate Gehan
Maximum Thrill Level | June 26 2020

Steve Gergley
A Text from Zoey | March 8 2020
Medium | August 18 2019
Why Can’t I Fall Asleep? | January 25 2019

Nod Ghosh
When My Uncle Looks at My Ankles | July 5 2019
Man Parts | February 10 2019
Five Fish | November 30 2018
Scratch | July 15 2018
The Size of the Lie | February 11 2018
The Basket | October 22 2017

Rabbit | June 11 2017

Elizabeth Gibson
Places where I go to hide or A guide to Cabestany by Cécile age nine | October 23 2016

Clive Aaron Gill
The Best Transport Company | December 14 2018

French Perfume | February 22 2018

Chrissie Gittins
Viaduct | November 23 2018

Edvige Giunta
Ants | November 15 2019

Carole Glasser Langille
Our Feet Do Not Slip | April 1 2018

Melissa Goode
Best For Baby | June 4 2017

Anne Goodwin
Crossing the Line | February 19 2020
No Vacancies | February 13 2019
Tobacco and Testosterone | November 2 2018
Blood | May 7 2017
Across the Table |  October 9 2016

Dan Grace
Salt Water | June 4 2017

Jenny Gray
Tunnels and Bridges | April 16 2017

Paul Alex Gray
Comet Boy | March 4 2018

Dave Gregory
Lake Banook, 1948 | May 12 2019

Tom Gumbert
Showtime | November 12 2017

H

Kerry Hadley-Pryce
Observation | March 29 2020
Compensation | January 20 2019

Lee Hamblin
The Day’s First Wisp of Blue | July 29 2018 
Spilt Milk | February 17 2018
Just Like Nat | December 16 2017

Silver Medals Are For Losers | October 1 2017

GJ Hart
Common or Garden | April 16 2017

Jennifer Harvey
A Hotel Room in Amsterdam | March 25 2018

Ed Hayles
Devil May Care | February 26 2017

Julie Hayman
Back in Kansas | February 26 2017

Tom Hazuka
Mile High Club | August 17 2018

RE Hengsterman
Sex & Nail Polish | February 19 2017
Desperation | September 18 2016

David Henson
Closer to the Sun | December 20 2019

The Reunion | September 17 2017

Dustin Heron
Donkey Derby | July 8 2018

A Visitor for Old Duke | March 11 2018

A Elizabeth Herting
The Sentinel | March 12 2017

Jude Higgins
No Rhyme, Or Reason | February 1 2020

Charlie Hill
A Walk by the River | March 22 2020

Richard Hillesley
Little Wing | May 17 2020
Still Life with Barstool | January 31 2020
Wrecking Ball Blues | January 12 2020
Girl on a Bicycle | June 14 2019
Ragtime Millionaire | January 4 2019
Marlon on the Streets | October 28 2018
Stilled in the Landscape | October 29 2017
Looking for God on the Mile End Road | September 3 2017

The Wind and the Cow | July 2 2017

Tamar Hodes
The Diary of a Table | January 5 2020
Glass | September 16 2018
Dog Roses | May 21 2017
The Table Leaf | October 2 2016

Cath Holland
The Drowned | February 27 2020
Never Sleep | October 13 2019
Chemical Cosh | September 29 2018
Rush Hour | August 3 2018

Cathy | February 3 2018

Mary-Jane Holmes
Flock | September 20 2019

Stephanie Hutton
The Quantum Mechanics of Marriage | April 22 2018

I

Christopher Iacono
Missed Turn | November 26 2017

J

Jason Jackson
The Loss Of It All | July 5 2020
Burn | February 22 2020
As Beautiful As Blackberry Picking | June 29 2018

You Know What, Kid? | February 28 2018

Steven Jakobi
Regret | May 13 2018

Gregory T Janetka
A History in Fashion | January 29 2017

Nigel Jarrett
Siblings | June 11 2016

Zeke Jarvis
Rampage | April 1 2018

Tom Jensen
Drone | September 17 2017

Scott Jessop
The Incline | January 22 2017

Camillus John
The Woman Who Ate A Whole Princess | December 18 2016

Steven John
Man Down | November 22 2019
Sea Loch | August 2 2019
A Girl Like Shirley | June 9 2019
The Lake | April 28 2019
Rose Petals on the Bed | January 18 2019
Under the Paint | November 9 2018

A Gathering of Driftwood | January 28 2018

Sue Johnson
The Moroccan Lamp | February 7 2018
Magpie Cottage | August 20 2017
The Other Side of the Rainbow | January 22 2017

Peter Jordan
There’s No Place Like Home | April 26 2019

Boom Boom | September 10 2017

K

Gary Kaill
Love For Sale On the Corner of Dexter and Main | January 11 2019

Jan Kaneen
The Never-ending Story | February 24 2020

Adam Kelly Morton
Quitting | July 22 2018

Matt Kendrick
a list of things that are white | February 25 2020
Altercation | February 24 2019

James Kester
Divine Wind | December 11 2016

Brian Kirk
The Visitor | March 18 2018

Special | August 13 2017

Jasmin Kirkbride
Proscenium | February 15 2018

Amy Kitcher
Darkness Brighter Than The Sun | May 19 2019

Diane Knight
A Mental Hiccup | March 19 2017

AC Koch
Angry God | November 25 2018

Gitanjali Kolanad
Instrumental Rationality | June 1 2018

Adam Kotlarczyk
Farewell To Europe | September 30 2018

Leonard Kress
Mountain Lake | February 11 2019

Kathryn Kulpa
Tumble | November 29 2019

Len Kuntz
Repast | April 26 2020
Circles | February 10 2020
Requiem for a Sonata | September 6 2019
Precipice | April 12 2019

Boots | November 22 2016

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