Eclectic Voices

Fiction, Monologues, Plays & More

The Fold

By Chelsea Sutton Originally published in The Rattling Wall’s Only Light Can Do That: 100 Post-Election Poems, Stories & Essays. On November 9, 2016, The Rattling Wall and PEN Center … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Promise

by Jeff Folschinsky Do you believe that there are things out there, that are beyond our understanding? Like for instance that the universe itself is capable of being a living, … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

Story Challenge: Time Travel

Our Monthly challenge! Please write a story/monologue/ about time travel. Max word count: 500 words. _________________ The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Timeline By Mark … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

100 Word Story Challenge: Science Fiction

Challenge of the month: write a 100 word (or less) science fiction story.   _____________________________________________________ Medical Officer Off Entry This is Med-lab, date 2046-02-25. Dr. Clarence Bender issuing vocal recording. … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Sparrow and the Raven

May Writing Challenge: Take life lesson that you’ve learned in your Adult Life and turn it into a Grim Style Fairly Tale. By Jeff Folschinsky The sparrow watched the raven flying … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Foul Bob

May Writing Challenge: Take life lesson that you’ve learned in your Adult Life and turn it into a Grim Style Fairly Tale. by Tyler Tanner Foul Bob woke up in a … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Dream Cobbler

May Writing Challenge: Take life lesson that you’ve learned in your Adult Life and turn it into a Grim Style Fairly Tale. by Mark Bate There once lived an old charlatan … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pink Bag of Poo

By Jeff Folschinsky I’ve been mugged three times this year, twice the year before, and twice the year before that. I don’t know why, I guess I’ve just got one … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Limo Driver

a monologue by Sean M. Kozma Lights up on a LIMO DRIVER, dressed in a typical limo driver simple black tux. Yeah, I could tell you lots of crazy stories about being … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Best of My Love

Part of the March Writing Challenge: Pick a song that means something to you, then tell the story of the song. (The song that inspired this story is included at … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The “I Do” Kiss

a monologue by Taylor Ashbrook A woman with a cell phone. She’s reading a text at lights up. She is a wedding planner. Are you freaking kidding me!?! Crazy bitch! … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tape

a monologue by Jason Britt Every so often, for one reason or another, you end up with tape on your bare skin. Tape. Tape. On your bare skin. Stuck there. How … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Affect

a monologue by Jason Britt No No No… … NO…No no. I don’t want to talk about him. Every time I start talking about him I just… I start to get … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

LINE!

a monologue by Jeff Folschinsky ACTOR As I look back at my life. I realize that… that… Ah Jesus, I know this. No really I do. I did the whole … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

My Body in Abstract

a monologue by Chelsea Sutton A woman has paid for a “confidence building” service so she can do a coal walk or “firewalk”.  *Note: some strong language ahead.* WOMAN My … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Day of Christmas

a poem by Jeff Folschinsky Part of the December writing challenge: It’s Christmas morning.  As you open your first gift, you are transported to an alternate- universe holiday celebration, in which … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Flash Fiction vs. The Epic

A thought from Eclectic Voices Coordinator Chelsea Sutton I was first introduced to flash fiction back in college when I took a class devoted to the genre (and the elusive … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 6 Comments