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The Fullness of the Void

I wrote this mainstream fiction story some years ago. I believe in 2010. When I read it to my writers' club, they were telling me it was one of the best things I'd written (up to that point, of...

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“Santa Claus Is Leaving Our Planet”
Allusion Key

Here’s the key to unlock the secrets of my short story, “Santa Clause Is Leaving Our Planet.”

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Santa Claus Is Leaving Our Planet

Galaxy Santa

Free Christmas Story: Santa is out of this world!

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The Fountain of Christmas Cheer

Christmas tree. Pereslavl museum, Christmas 2012

Daniel discovers the true source of Christmas cheer even in the midst of horrible circumstances.

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What Does the Tree Say?

Juletræet

Free Christmas Flash Fiction: Doug gets more than he bargained for when he faces an interrogation from a fox and an owl over his Christmas tree selection.

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Yippee for Christmas!
by R. L. Copple

Author R. L. Copple shares the Christmas gift of a new Christmas short story, told as an old-time fairy tale.

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Operation Christmas Gift
by R. L. Copple

Author R. L. Copple offers a Christmas gift to his fans, a space opera short story from the world of his novel, Mind Game. Enjoy the adventure and Merry Christmas.

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Christmas Hope

I contemplated writing another Christmas themed fiction to post here on my blog as a gift to my readers, like I did last year. Several appeared to appreciate that story, so I thought it would be something good to continue. …

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  • Hero Game

    Second book in The Virtual Chronicles. A superhero space adventure!

  • Mind Game

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    First book in The Virtual Chronicles. Virtual reality has never been so real!

  • Reality’s Fire

    Third book in The Reality Chronicles. The exciting finale goes to Hell and back.

  • Reality’s Ascent

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    Second book in The Reality Chronicles. An adventure with consequences.

  • Reality’s Dawn

    First book in The Reality Chronicles. 15 adventures of Sisko to enjoy!

  • Ethereal Worlds Anthology

    25 short stories and flash fictions written over five years by R. L. Copple.

  • Strange Worlds of Lunacy

    Let's go there. It's a silly place. Two flash fictions in this anthology: "Shake, Rattle, and Roll," and "Baby Truth."