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OSN SHORT STORY When You Are Sleeping…

By Hilde Kate Lysiak   3/31/2019 “No. Never. Not one single time. I never feel like the eight hours of being awake are not enough. The sixteen hours of sleep can … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · 2 Comments

OSN STORY: Dialogue Between Two Girls Discussing A Polaroid Picture

By Hilde Kate LysiakDecember 28, 2018 Crunch Crunch “I really am sure.” “You’re making things up.”  “No! I am not I saw it! I swear.” “Well, I’m not buying it.” Crunch Crunch … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · 2 Comments

OSN Short Story: Enter the “Through Window”

By Hilde Kate Lysiak November 16, 2018 Lee laid down on the floor. Lee was very still, and would not move. She had been laying like that for the last … Continue reading

November 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

OSN SHORT STORY PART 2: Inside The Mason Jar

Note to reader: I included part 1 in case you didn’t get a chance to read it. Thank you for reading this story. By Hilde Kate Lysiak I looked into … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

OSN Short Story: INSIDE THE MASON JAR

By Hilde Kate Lysiak I looked into the old brown mason jar. Inside the jar their could be another world and we would never know anything about it ever. Or … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

READ THE EXCITING CONCLUSION!Confession of a Media Killer Part 2

WARNING; THIS IS NOT AN APPROPRIATE STORY FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SQUEAMISH! PART 1 IS REPRINTED BELOW FOLLOWED BY THE EXCITING CONCLUSION TO CONFESSION OF A MEDIA KILLER!!! By Hilde … Continue reading

August 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

OSN THRILLER: CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIA KILLER

WARNING; THIS IS NOT AN APPROPRIATE STORY FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SQUEAMISH! PART 1 OF A 2 PART THRILLER!!! By Hilde Kate Lysiak Karen lifted her naked left foot. Then … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

JULY ISSUE OF THE OSN: PART 1 OF A 2 PART THRILLER CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIA KILLER!

NOTE TO READERS: Here is a picture of the July copy of the OSN that has been mailed out across the country! It is a part one of a two part … Continue reading

July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

OSN SHORT STORY: A YEAR OF GREATNESS

Editor’s Note: I am STILL in Patagonia, Arizona so I wrote a short story for the May issue of the OSN. Ill be back soon. I hope you like reading … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · 2 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY; WHEN JAVELINA’S LAUGH

Editor’s Note: I am still in Arizona so this issue of the OSN will be a short story. I hope you like it. By Hilde Kate Lysiak Sally sat on … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · 9 Comments

OSN Short Story: Eyes Wide Closed

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was a girl named Alice. Alice loved art. So much that her family decided to take her to a famous art gallery for her … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

OSN SHORT STORY: Doll Skin

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 11/30/2017 “The reason we are living, the reason we are all here, is because of an object—a powerful object…her,” 16-year old Amy said, pointing to the … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

OSN SHORT STORY: THE PHOTO FINISH

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Lacy waits and waits as a voice talks on and on about photo shopping. As she waits for the bell to ring, she thinks back to … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY: Voices From Above

  Once there was a place. A very small place. It had only three houses so people were forced to share them. So the houses became apartment buildings. The three … Continue reading

August 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

OSN SHORT STORY: Terrifying Sounds of a Smallville Election

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was a town. The town was called Smallville. It was (big surprise)a very small town where nothing much ever seemed to change. But one … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY: HIDE AND SEEK ALONE

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there were three girls. They were having a sleepover. Their names were Alice, Lola, and Sarah. It was almost 2:45am so they were all tired. … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

OSN Short Story: Case of the Pretty Ugly Doll

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was a girl. Her name was Nancy. She owned a museum. One day, she decided to add a new addition to her museum. She … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · 6 Comments

OSN Short Story: Dust

3/22/2017 By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was a forest of amazing beauty that had a large clearing in the middle. In the clearing, there were around two hundred houses. … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

OSN Short Story: Moon House

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was a house called the Moon house. Everyone said it was haunted. There were many reasons why people thought that. Some people thought that … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Unhappy” an OSN Short Story

By Hilde Kate Lysiak “Unhappy,” Kristy, the 5-month-old baby muttered. “I don’t get it,” a tall , boney, women named Mandy said, “I don’t get it at all, Emma.” “You … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

OSN Short Story: The Specter of Death

By Hilde Kate Lysiak ‘’It had white hair,’’ 15 year old Melissa Low said. ‘’It,’’ police officer Lilly repeated to Melissa with a unsatisfied glare. ‘’Well…’’ Melissa replied. ‘’How tall … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

OSN SHORT STORY: The Shovel Went Right Through Him…

By Hilde Kate Lysiak It was a bright and sunny day in Sunny Skies. It was perfect—too perfect. In Sunny Skies, it had been raining for 50 years straight! The … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · 3 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY: The Flat Duck

10/18/2016 By Hilde Kate Lysiak I was with my friend, Alice, at the library playing truth or dare when, suddenly, she ran to get a book. When she got back, … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

OSN Short Story: Secret of the Letsoos

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 1,000 years ago in India, there were small, bearded white dogs called letsoos. Everyone thought they were magical and had powers like telekinesis and teleportation so … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

OSN Short Story: The Freezer Door

By Hilde Kate Lysiak I had just woken up. I was playing with my toys in my bedroom. “Ha-ha,” said a high pitched voice. I dropped my calico critter. I … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Sketchy Situation

A Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there were two girls.  They were twins who lived happy lives.  Although they were different, they got along pretty well.  One was … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

OSN SHORT STORY: THE DRAWING DEATH

June 10, 2016 By Hilde Kate Lysiak It was a bright room with lavender curtains. On a bed with blue covers, sat 13 year old, Alice, scrolling down her lap-top. … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

OSN Short Story: Disappearing

May 6, 2016 by Hilde Kate Lysiak A 9 year old girl named Alice sat in a pink chair behind a big television. Alice gazed at the TV, flipping through … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Mirror in the Attic

A Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak A family of four sat at a dinner table. On the table sat blue plates with mashed sweet potatoes and broccoli. Around the … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

OSN Short Story THE NEW HOUSE

by Hilde Kate Lysiak Alice Toclaw, a 23 year old girl, sat on a light blue carpet in a tiny room with many windows. Over the glass hung silky blue … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Girl Who Thought She Was On Earth

A Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak Hanna Gooley, a 13 year old girl, lived on Cooteal—a planet far away. She was having trouble with her vision so her father, … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Door

A Short Story  By Hilde Kate Lysiak It was a dark room. You could see cloths tucked under doors, food scraps laying around. There was a pale, old, thin woman … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Hero Aunt – a Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak

A girl named Chelsea and her family decided to move to a new home. While her parents were looking at houses, Chelsea went to stay with her Aunt Molly. Chelsea … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Exterminator A Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak

A Short Story by Hilde Kate Lysiak It was a dark room. Specks of light were coming in from beneath the closed curtains. Dust collected on glass shelves that contained … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Collection

A Short Story By Hilde Lysiak Once there was a girl named, Ella. She loved collecting things. One day, she was eating breakfast and her mom called her. “Honey,” she … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Short Story: The Clouds (Murder or Missing?)

By Hilde Kate Lysiak There was a boy siting in the grass next to a graveyard. He lived next door He liked to come to the graveyard to look at … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Layla and the Talking Toothbrush SHORT STORY

Layla and the Talking Toothbrush  A Short Story By Hilde Kate Lysiak “Wake up!” said Layla’s parents. “It is time to brush your teeth.” “Ok!” said Layla, and she went … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Elephant Makes a Friend

A short story by Hilde Kate Lysiak Once there was an elephant. A very lonely elephant. He lived in a small house in the middle of the woods.  He was … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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