Cooper King

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I have 13 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 12311 times and 13 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Cooper King


My stories



The giant spider has human skin, flaking like eczema, and its eight legs are like long fingers with three or four extra knuckles.

On Writing

He wrote every day, but he knew that no-one would read it. He knew this because he screwed up what he'd written each night and threw the paper balls toward his unlit fireplace.


- "Strip!" she said with relish, as I laid down a pair of threes on the table. Damn, I thought. And as I pulled the remaining flesh from my cheekbone...

Memory Book

Start now. Don't think about it, just write. Where did it start? Last week I guess. only last week. Yes that's it. At about midnight last Tuesday, at...

Branded memories

I can't help staring at you. At the long scar that works its way down the side of your left leg. You're wearing a red dress and I sit in the dark, huddled with my chin on my knees. Sometimes I think you must be a magic woman because the fire is almost too hot even from my position, and you're no more than an arm's length away. Your clothes should have caught fire by now, but you don't seem bothered by the heat at all. And as you continue to dance around the furnace, closer than anyone else can manage, twirling your red dress so that the flames try to lick the hem, I can only think about your scar.