Contemporary Fiction

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An impending layoff threatens a couple’s happiness at Christmas time. Will a touch of nostalgia bring the two together again?... More

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Nurse Ingrid

Beth, a recently widowed mother of two, and her friends Sunniva and Dana see a business opportunity in thrift store underwear.... More

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The Durschlag Twins

When little suburban terrors cause a near-accident, a frustrated neighbor learns the best way to deal with ill-behaved children isn’t what he expected. ... More

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Valerie

While working as a temp in an insurance agency, an amateur-pro photographer meets Valerie, who has a proclivity for lousy choices in boyfriends.... More

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Hard Lesson

The education of Esther Campbell begins at Karloff University, New England’s most prestigious college of horror.... More

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The stress of relocating abroad causes an emotional roller coaster.... More

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I Had a Cello

When a mysterious man leaves his cello at a bus stop, a woman struggles between the yearning to play it and the desire to find... More

Rain Delay
Rain Delay

The forecast of his son Teddy’s future looms over Malone as the men sit waiting for the weather to clear and the ball game to... More

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Mentioning Mentia

In this short satire, Dr. Phil Gudenov discusses causes and cures for Mentia, a pervasive disease that's affecting Americans, with radio host Katie Brigand.... More

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Captain Technology

When his computer won’t connect to the Internet, the captain will abandon all manner of comforts, including lunch, to reconnect with his email inbox.... More

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