Makeshift Stories: Original Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Bi-weekly Journey Into the Improbable

Explore, space-time, alternate realities, the near future and the unexplained, in a unique genre-crossing blend of original stories for all ages ranging from sci-fi and fantasy to magic realism.

Episode 202 Life in Kodachrome

Life in Kodachrome

Leopold has spent his life repairing appliances, and home entertainment systems struggles to remain relevant in a world of disposable digital devices. When he attempts

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200. Dairy of an Unintentional Extraordinary life: 5 - Takeover

Diary of an Unintentional Extraordinary Life: 5 – Takeover

After a massive international corporation takes over Hero-on-the-way and pushes the app’s existing superheroes to the bottom of the search results, Honcho and Ephemera decide

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Escape From Haven (Part 1)

Gwen, the current inspector designate of Hinterland, is suddenly tasked to track down an escapee from Haven, a remote island enclave. Kept in ignorance of

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Ken Likely, Accidental Inter-dimensional Drifter

Ken Likely, Accidental Inter-dimensional Drifter in 2I/Borisov

After falling asleep while writing a last-minute report, Ken wakes to discover the world has changed, and not in a good way. Leaf, his vegan

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197 Redux - Short Wave

Redux – Short Wave

While sorting through her deceased uncle’s belongings, Lynn discovers a shoebox of notes documenting an unusual encounter in 1956 on his ham radio. If true,

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“Very enjoyable, and thought provoking stories. I think Rod Serling would be impressed.”