In November, we’ve got bloody stars, ordinary days, and the joys of going commando. To submit a first line, email

A Day Out of Time by Kelsey Clifton

“In Cat’s professional opinion, things were already going to shit by the time the pteranodon attacked.”

The Awakened Ape by Jevan Pradas

“The happiest people in the world don’t wear underwear."

Changing Ways by Julia Tannenbaum

“I think the world is ending.”

Birdseye Chronicles by L.A. Goldsmith

“It was an ordinary day in the neighborhood.”

The Forgotten Flapper by Laini Giles

“You know, it’s really no fun haunting people who refuse to be afraid of you.”

Persistence of Vision by Steven Deeble

“The stars were covered in blood.”