DECEMBER 2, 2014 10:18AM

Editor's Pick, dated Nov 5, 2014?

Is this some sort of computer error? Was there really an Editor's Pick on November 5th, 2014? I didn't think this place had editors anymore?

DECEMBER 4, 2013 5:47PM


Deleted several recent contributions. Sorry if this bothered you. I've really got to evaluate what is keeping me here.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 2:03PM

Making Things Up: Dorian - part 1

Dorian and the Wonderful Witches of Waz

Part 1

© 2013, DH Austin

“Are you sure it’s near the river?” the girl asked. She was out of high school, this young girl, and just starting her first year at college, but her face, and small shape often led people who didn’t… Read full post »

Dorian meets the Tin Woman, from, “Dorian and the Wonderful Witches of Waz”

There she stood, frozen in time and space. If she had been placed in the direct rays of the sun, the reflection would have blinded him. Under the tree, through the leaves, her skin reflected the light more… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 11:02AM

Six things I learned on the playground

Six things I learned on the playground

1 – The bigger, stronger, better looking boy may not always be the winner, but he’s probably going to beat you at everything you try

2 – The girl you think is the prettiest may not notice you, but if you work really hard… Read full post »

AUGUST 28, 2013 3:13PM

Sex in the Forest

Sex in the Forest (formally, "Honesty")

© 2013 DH Austin

“There’s something wrong with you,” the fairy said as she hovered near his chest.

“Why do you say that,” Harold asked, “is it because you think I think about sex all of the time?”

“Do you thi… Read full post »

A Clockwork Concubine

© D. H. Austin 2013

Part 23

Allen watched as with the same kind of calm expression and slowly spoken words, Vivienne tried to explain what she meant.

“I belong to the person who is in possession of the masks.”

“You’re a person, and you don’t be… Read full post »

Having an early life fraught with self obsession and insistence on the complexities of correctness in expression he found the barbs and laughter of those whom he so desperately needed the approval of to be damaging to his identity in ways he would likely never recover no matter how hard he… Read full post »

Making things up: Fee Fie Faux Sexuality

© 2010 by DH Austin


Warning: This narrative is a work of fiction. Although the people and places may seem to be real they are not. Any similarity to real people or events is a coincidence. This narrative was inspired by the blog that… Read full post »

 A Predator Nonetheless

(C) 2010 by DH Austin


Warning: The following narrative is a work of fiction. Though the things and places may seem to be real, the people and events described are not. Any similarity to actual events or real people is coincidental. This narrative contains adult the… Read full post »

MARCH 5, 2010 10:57AM

On being an attention whore

On Being an Attention Whore

 I can’t dance, don’t ask me.  

 I’m not certain when it began, for me, but I suppose it was sixth grade. I would have been 11 years old at the time. This is the earliest that I can remember noticing that some kids were recognized forRead full post »