I've selected just two of my recommends because I think that these two guys really deserve some more attention:
There's the amazing short story, Friday, maybe 4 o'clock by karinlewicky, which, IMHO, offers a really thrilling take on a well-known story, and does so in a compellingly competent way. Day Glo recommended it; so, folks, trust me when I say it's worth reading.
And my second pick is Heaven is a Coffee Shop, by a fellow named PostBrechtian, who I think has a great way of putting words together that just so happens not to be quite "hR mainstream" - requires some effort to read and interpret; and we don't want to streamline the input here to things that are easy on the mind, do we?
Revising, because it's still this week (duh), to include Miss Maya Arlandria, and her short story, Knights now opt for public transportation .
Heaven is a coffee shop,
It's open all night long.
It's only open at night but it's open 24 hours a day because there the night never ends.
»He looks so calm surrounded by all this wrinkled faces, drawn with worries. Starring peacefully through the bus door, in this almost cold way it looks like he's absorbed in thought; only ...