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Stories of the Stars Contest–“Bones of Cobalt Blue” by Cathy Hinkle

Bones of Cobalt Blue by Cathy Hinkle (Stories of the Stars Flash Fiction Contest 3rd place winner)   She landed with the practiced ease of centuries, blue talons gripping the cliff's edge. Wind whistled through the granite crags, and small stones scrabbled beneath her feet. With a low growl, she dove from the cliff. Unfurling… Continue reading Stories of the Stars Contest–“Bones of Cobalt Blue” by Cathy Hinkle

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Stories of the Stars Contest–“A Million Heartbeats” by Maggie Graber

A Million Heartbeats by Maggie Graber (Stories of the Stars Flash Fiction Contest 2nd Place winner)   I’m not an insomniac. I’m just lying awake at 2 am. I stare up at the dirty, white ceiling. There’s a crack that runs from one side to the middle, as if it will split open at any… Continue reading Stories of the Stars Contest–“A Million Heartbeats” by Maggie Graber

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Stories of the Stars Contest–“Starfinder’s Sacrifice” by Sam Graber

Starfinder's Sacrifice by Sam Graber (Stories of the Stars Flash Fiction Contest 1st Place Winner)   No one knows what the stars are. Only that they are far away, and they give us our power. And now they are winking out. “Danar?” Charis steps beside me and slips her hand in mine. Starlight gives a… Continue reading Stories of the Stars Contest–“Starfinder’s Sacrifice” by Sam Graber