Fifteen years have passed since Mother Sun last sent her children to walk the world. When the eclipse comes, the people retreat to the caverns beneath the Kaladim, passing the days in total darkness while the Fire Children explore their world. It’s death to even look upon them, the stories say.
Despite the warnings, Yulla gives in to her curiosity and ventures to the surface. There she witnesses... [click here for more]
Grace hates her best friend Ryan for stealing the guy Grace has a crush on and then making out with him at Grace's birthday party. When it's time to blow out the candles and make a wish, Grace keeps it simple: she wishes Ryan would die. But birthday wishes don't really come true, right?
The Birthday Wish is a young adult short story with magic elements (4,240 words in length).
There... [click here for more]