|Some teachers can be tough. Some can be awful. Some can be absolutely the worst. Even the day before the Christmas and New Year's break. Let's see if Mike will be able to cope with one of those “absolutely the worst” teachers.|
|Will is a nice kid; you'd like him if you met him. But he has something unusual: his last name. Will is going to tell us what it's like being William Roger Christmas Jr. And there's something else a lot more different and a lot more important about Will than just having an unusual last name…|
|Here’s a Halloween story about two brothers
who encounter some creepy clowns Halloween night.
Mature or distressing themes.
Included in the AwesomeDude 2016 Halloween Story Challenge
|Jeff's 14th birthday is on Halloween. As usual he will have a combination birthday and Halloween party. This year it's on Saturday, October 31st.
Slam dunk. Surely nothing could go wrong.
Included in the AwesomeDude 2015 Halloween Story Challenge
|A broken leg, a cup of coffee, a Danish, a cell phone, and a teddy bear. Seemingly unrelated, these items are interconnected for Owen and Donna in an unexpected manner.
|Andy is a college freshman. For the first time in his life he's living in a dorm and he has a roommate. It's an exciting time.
There's just one problem: Andy is gay and in the closet.
How does he keep his roommate from finding out?
|Cory is six years old and doesn't want to get a haircut,
so he decides to do something about it.
|Sometimes a birthday present goes too far;
sometimes it doesn't go far enough.
What kind of birthday present is Steve's sister
planning to give him?
|Sometimes a lot of effort seems daunting, but in the long run it'll probably turn out to be the best.|
|It's the start of another school year, and for Kevin it's another school. But summer isn't over, and Kevin's planning to catch a few rays.
Included in the Codey's World Summer Vacation and Back to School collection.
|Memories from when we were children can influence our lives... and those of our children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sometimes it takes a while for the message to get through…|
|Curt and Greg have been best friends since grammar school and they're now in college. Christmas break is coming up, and they are planning to camp out on Mt. Diablo and hike one of their favorite trails. But Mother Nature has a surprise in store for them, a surprise that will change both of their lives.|
|Sometimes all you'll have at Christmas will be memories.
Will they be enough?
Mature or distressing themes.
|Denise loves dark chocolate, and sometimes she saves the foil wrappers. Will she save Ted's?|
|Sometimes a series of seemingly unrelated events can be connected in ways you’d never expect, each depending on the prior event in order for everything to happen,
to turn out perfectly,
almost like it had been preplanned.
|Kyle Parker returns home from school one afternoon and finds a strange boy sitting on his doorstep. He takes him into his home and quickly becomes intrigued by his mysterious visitor. Who is he? What does he want? Kyle is determined to get some answers, but is he ready to hear what the boy has to say?|
|Damon and Wayne share birth dates, and now they're going to be fifteen.
But there's something more important about this date. It's the tenth anniversary of when they met.
An AwesomeDude 10th Anniversary Story
|Tommy learns that lying has consequences, especially lying to his mother. But has he really learned his lesson?|
|Darryl is watching a water polo match. Jason sits next to him and says water polo is the best sport for scoping out the really hot guys. Now Darryl is… confused.|
|Norm hated exchanging Halloween cards in elementary school. But one Halloween someone gave him a card with a special message, and then things got very… interesting.
Included in the 2014 Halloween Story Collection
on Codey’s World
|Walt is stuck at home on Halloween answering the door every time a trick-or-treater rings the doorbell. When Carl arrives Walt thinks he's just another trick or treater. But maybe he isn't.|
|What was thought to be a Halloween prank
turns out to be a homophobic slur.
Will Darryl be able to find out who did it?
|Paul is at the mall fighting the holiday crowds. But he isn’t there for holiday shopping; he has something more important to buy. Then something happens that becomes even more important, and might even put Paul in danger.
|Brandon Heath has a problem. When his mother asks him what’s wrong,
he says “I can’t tell you.” She isn’t about to take that for an answer.
Can he keep his problem private, especially on Halloween?
Included in the AwesomeDude 2013 Halloween Story Challenge
|David is starting the ninth grade at College Park High.
What he doesn’t understand is how he got stuck in a class with a teacher who has the worst reputation in the school.
|It’s interesting how some people name their kid without really considering how the name they pick might be a problem for the kid.
|I enjoy Japanese ghost stories and movies. Perhaps the most famous of these are the short stories in the collection Kwaidan by Lafcadio Hearn. I picked three of these ghost stories for my final project in a digital art class I took in the summer of 2008.
|Li'l Ben is Mama Sue’s last cub; raising him is a challenge.
Can she keep him safe?
|It’s Tyler’s first day at Eastgate High School as a sophomore. One problem is that it’s April, and the school year will be over in a little more than a month. Another problem is this is the third high school for Tyler since his first day as a freshman. Will he be able to cope with yet another new bunch of students?
|What happens when things start going wrong with a marriage? Arguments? Silence? Nightmares?|
|Darryl is in foster care. Sean thinks that he's being abused,
but needs help to find out if that's true — and to find out what can be done about it.
|Mike is a freshman at Edison High. He’s being pressured by his friends and his family to go to the Homecoming Dance. That’s fine except he will have to ask a girl to be his date.
Part of the 2012 Coming Out Story Challenge on AwesomeDude
~~~ The One… Series Stories ~~~
|Sometimes your life can be improved by something as simple as
one warm coat.
|Life can become so much better when you find one best friend.
This is a sequel to the story One Warm Coat on Codey’s World.
|You know it takes a while for a guy to find a boyfriend. Then when you do, will he be
the one perfect boyfriend you’ve been looking for?
This is a sequel to the story One Best Friend on Codey’s World.
|Mike and Jeremy are discovering that
some people already know that they are boyfriends.
Jeremy never thought his life would become so complicated!
This is a sequel to the story One Perfect Boyfriend on Codey’s World.
|One night Mike and Jeremy see Mike’s new neighbor —
and what they see amazes both of them.
This is a sequel to the story One Complicated New Year.
|Now Jeremy has a new neighbor a few houses down the street.
He finds that he and Lyle have a lot in common.
This is a sequel to the story One Sexy New Neighbor.
|It’s almost always good to have a plan.
But what do you do if something happens
and you don’t have a plan?
This is a sequel to the story One Cute New Neighbor.
|Sometimes you think everything’s been taken care of.
Sometimes you realize they haven’t been taken care of.
Sometimes you don’t know which is which.
This is a sequel to the story One Adversary.
|When things finally start going right,
a nagging feeling that there’s something missing.
This is a sequel to the story One Questionable Outcome.
|A very strange phone call confuses Jeremy
and leaves him wondering what’s going on.
This is a sequel to the story One Satisfactory Outcome.
|Everything seems to be improving for Jeremy.
But is it real or just a silly fairytale?
This is a sequel to the story One Confusing Phone Call.
|Jeremy's life is changing. It leaves him with a question:
Are all of these changes good?
This is a sequel to the story One Acceptable Outcome
and the last story in the series.
|Getting ready to host your first Thanksgiving dinner for your family can be complicated. For Ryan and Shawn it’s going to be even more complicated.
Part of the Codey's World 2012 Holiday Story Collection
|You find yourself in a different city, a different country.
You find everything here is different, perhaps even a bit surrealistic.
Yet, you fit right in.
|Commuting lets us encounter a lot of different people.
Some of them you'd rather not encounter.
For example, a person who looks like they are homeless.
|When Mark set out on his Thanksgiving week backpacking trip, little did he know that it would not turn out anything like what he expected.|
|Sometimes you're just a teen. Sometimes you act more like a goat. Find out why that happened to Joel.|
|Medical Science does not have cures for everything.
Sometimes the solution can be found in a tradition based
on a different kind of medicine.
|Dying isn't a game — or is it? Laura and Marti will find out the answer to that question on one particular night when things get a lot scarier than these two girls ever imagined.|
|Don is a computer science major at U.C. Berkeley and is working as a summer intern at Olintex Corporation. He's asked to help solve a strange problem with one of the network computers. Will he discover what's wrong, or could it be that there is a ghost in the machine?|
|She’s elderly and is insular, seldom venturing from her home.
Her husband would like her to take walks with him, but she resists. Walking would be good for her, she knows.
What would it be like if she took that first step?
|Leslie's first exposure to opera is when she hears Ash singing an aria. She becomes obsessed with the aria, and when she decides to find out which opera it's from the task turns out to be both simple and complicated…|
|We all are, or should be, familiar with the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In our tale you will learn the story that is rumored to have influenced the Brothers Grimm to take pen to paper. Is it true? That will be for you to decide. But remember, this is a fairy tale!|