SCI FI: Max tried to impress the new girl in the lab with his Quantum Translocator. It malfunctioned, trapping him in The Friend Zone.
FAILED RESOLUTION: Stop with the lame puns, and write a serious story about dockworkers joining sheets of metal together. Riveting stuff.
FANTASY: "This wand can erase people from history. I've never used it, though, because I don't have enemies. At least, none I can remember."
MYSTERY: The axle on our carriage broke, and we were forced to spend the night at Clickbait Manor. What happened next will shock you.
EXPLOITATION: The creators of “Girls Gone Wild” didn’t reclaim their success with the follow up, “The Elderly Gone Feral”.
CRIME: The body was found, aged 87, surrounded by grand kids. Detective Duke winced. The Entropy Killer was back.
LITERARY: The writer sat at a bar looking for a metaphor. But the classy ones were taken, and the rest were only good for a one night tweet.
FABLE: “...Then, as mother warned, the wind changed and the young troll's attitude got stuck that way forever! And he got tazered by a cop."
EXTREMELY NERDY JOKE - “Three Boromirs do not simply walk into a bar.”
HORROR: In 1994 she was bitten by a Trekkie. Now, once a fortnight, she attends conventions as a WereWorf.
Genre Stories (@genrestories) is an ongoing Twitter account where I post twitter-length short stories in every genre I can think of.
This blog collects them into easy-to-read batches.