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Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction under 140 characters - edited by @nelilly.

Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction
under 140 characters—edited by @nelilly.

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Jan 13, 2009

The jury was skeptical. She should have come up with something better than a possessed arm to explain her fingerprints on the shovel handle.

Jan 22, 2009

Alliteration helped her pass the time. Today’s scribbling was in blue crayon: “Scared striplings standing still in the silent sanitarium.”

Feb 23, 2009

She struggled to find the right words for the note. It had to sound like it had come from Mac—swinging gently in the noose behind her.

Apr 13, 2009

The crow chewed the eyeball as the joggers, children and couples went past. Maybe tomorrow someone would notice the body in the bushes.

Jul 19, 2009

She wailed the unfairness as they pulled her back to close the casket, but no one was fooled. The mourners had seen her smirk earlier.

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