Lightning Quick Reads is a themed, multi-author, short story blog. The stories are written expressly for this blog and are offered to you as a gift from our LQR authors.

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The stories on this site are unedited.The authors have made their best attempts at editing, but the stories should be considered a work in progress. Thank you for your overlooking our minor mistakes.