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#BookbedFictory 022: ‘More Than Strings and Fate’

by Paola Aliedo This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: You don’t believe in soulmates but you’re one of the few people who can see the red string on their finger (red string […]

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#BookbedFictory 021: ‘To Be’

by Eko This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: You’ve only got two choices to survive: go up or go down. As soon as I emerged into the world, I was told the […]

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#BookbedFictory 020: ‘Visitor’

by Shien This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: You are going to be invisible for the next three hours. How would you make the most of this time? Ida wasn’t sure if […]

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#BookbedFictory 019: ‘Ryker’

by Irish Fleur This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: “Don’t be scared. I just need you to come with me for a minute.” He’s gone. How many times do I need to […]

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#BookbedFictory 018: ‘To The Girl in the Sky’

by Bianca Mediatrix This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: He had waited 20 years to return it. Once upon a time, there lived a God of the Sky and his young daughter—the […]

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#BookbedFictory 017: ‘Paranoia’

by Jessica E Larsen This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: As a joke, you take a DNA test to find out where your ancestors are from. The results have just come back: […]

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#BookbedFictory 016: ‘The Bowler Hat’s Lover’

by Joel Donato Jacob This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: He wanted to tell him how much he loved him but… The red satin lining of the black bowler hat clung to […]

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#BookbedFictory Year 2 Winners

Here, we announce the winner and the crowd fave (we’ll get in touch!). Thanks to the writers, beta readers and judges that have all been part of this year’s fic fest—we hope you enjoyed getting spooked! Congratulations! Garnered an average of 3.5 out of 5 stars / Click here to read. About the writer: Si […]

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#BookbedFictory 015: ‘Artifacts from the Parent’

by Joel Donato Jacob Prompt: The cure for a new deadly epidemic is almost scarier than the disease. Arvin C. Diesmos, Mae L. Diesmos and Rafe M. Brown Abstract The Philippine amphibian fauna introduced species of frogs: Bufo marinus (Linnaeus), Raba catasbeiana (Shaw), Hoplobatrachis chinensis (Osbeck), Rana erythraea (Sclegel), and Kaloula pulchra (Gray). Bufo marinus […]

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#BookbedFictory 014: ‘The House with the Sliding Door’

by BJ Medina Prompt: He locked the doors and shuttered the windows; it came in through the roof. The following story was inspired by the events that happened to a family that relocated to a house somewhere in the province of Cavite. As of this writing, the house in Cavite is still standing. Day 0 […]