Stories

Stories by Megan Lee Beals, and where to find them:

Quilting With The Rejects is a flash story about a man who can quilt with the feelings that soak into used fabric, and his apprentice who uses that ability to quilt a very bad jacket. It is in the April 2019 issue of Flash Fiction Online

We Have Always Lived in the Barbie Dream Castle is a monster mash of Barbie parts and bottlecap armor, and you can listen to it on Toasted Cake.

in The Late Mr. Folsom’s Luminosity Shop, abstract biology and bureaucracy bring a young clerk and a young mermaid together.  You can read it in the 65th issue of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.

Where You Get Your Ideas is a small shop located at the crossroads of genre fiction.  In it, apprentice J_ learns to make wonderous items under the tutelage of master-craftsperson The Boss.  It was broadcasted in the 297th episode of Cast of Wonders.

If We Could Fix the Horizon tangles mermaids and lighthouses with an Appalachian folk song and it sails to the end of the world.  Listen to it here at Toasted Cake.

Good Fairies. A fairy beekeeper decides not to eat a child, and instead asks him to bring her all human knowledge on honeybees.  It is in the 57th issue of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, and reprinted at Curious Fictions.

Silk Will Hold Her Bones Together. One thousand spiders inhabit the corpse of a woman so that her husband won’t have to be alone. It can be found in the December 2015 issue of The Iowa Review.

 

Older Stories

A Sea Without Oysters @ Luna Station Quarterly.

Lawrence in the Last Days of Knowing @ Mulberry Fork Review.

Ahuizotle Learns to Fish @ Literary Orphans.

Flies in the Ink @ Stamps Vamps and Tramps

Poppies @ Weird Fiction Review