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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...

A nightmare every night meant she should have been sent to a nightmare-free state so she could continue her studies

She was 16, a kid from a family with four kids, three girls and one boy, and she had been kicked out of every place but one. She had been kicked out of the...

The hostess handed me the menus

“Good evening. I have a reservation under the name Wilson.” The hostess placed the menus on the table. “Ah, yes, that is your name.” She looked up at me. “Yes, I had a reservation...

In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist M’Baye M’Baye tells the story of how she made it to the forest...

When I woke up everything was white. White like the night sky, blank white. I could smell the cold, crisp smell of snow and trees. I felt it through the floorboards and on the...

Savannah walked into the living room and looked at Beau

“Hey, little lady I didn’t think you’d come out this late.” Beau was still cussing at her, but she ignored it, running to him. “I was out walking the dogs and ended up at...

The next step was a choice of a direction or not

The next step was a choice of a direction or not. I stepped forward with care, feeling the ice crystals under my feet and ice crumbs beneath my pantlegs. My feet took me through...

A young soldier, now known as Private Luke Roberts, was sent to fight in Iraq

The young soldier woke up about 1 month later on May 9th, 2010, in a hospital in Kuwait, having lived through a life-changing experience. Luke had been brought to Kuwait by his parents. His...

On the day my parents died, I went to the kitchen

I finished the last piece of apple in the bowl and tossed it down the veranda railing. I walked to the dining room. My parents weren’t there. The living room was empty, except for...

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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...