Tales of a Broken 19
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Price: Free! Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.90 from 21 reviews)
Tales of a Broken 19 is a narrative of a 19 year-old girl reflecting on the events that took place one summer vacation home from college and the events that she believes to have led up to them. It's a story of depression, love, and heartbreak...with of course some dark humor along the way.
The Black Knight
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Price: Free! Words: 161,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.90 from 20 reviews)
After a grave betrayal, a young Princess is sent on a quest to search for a figure of mythic status: The Black Knight. Hailed by some as a hero, by others he is seen as evil incarnate, but the truth is more complex than any could imagine. This young Princess finds herself embroiled in a conflict she thought impossible, entering the front lines of a war fought between the veil of life and death.
A Story About You
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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As you will see, this story is a story about you. Deal with this however you like. It’s really no one’s business but your own. But first, maybe take a second and write down the exact date and time, right to the exact minute. Maybe hurry, and capture this trophy while you still can. I can't promise you that you’ll regret it if you don’t. But do I really sound like I’m *guessing*?
Bollywood Extras
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Price: Free! Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
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"Bollywood Extras" is like "Lolita" meets "The Day of the Locust", but set in contemporary India not America and staged against a backdrop of rabid religious terrorism. Written with the uniquely black, comedic, literary flair Dr Starrs is renown for, this, his 3rd novel, boldly captures the feel of Mumbai and the small-time players in its big-time film industry, with style, humor and originality.
BlackMoon Beginnings
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Series: The Prophesized, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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Large gorgeous men, a hidden race, and a magical secret. When Eighteen year old Ryanne Arden meets Colton Wagner, her life is forever changed. Colton awakes something in Ryanne that she didn't know she had: magic. Finding out that she's an intricate part to ending a supernatural war, Ryanne has the weight of all mages on her shoulders. BlackMoon Beginnings is book one in a four part series.
Rojuun
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Series: Willden Trilogy, Book 1 ยท Ryallon, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 95,520. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Book 1 of The Willden Trilogy: Rumors are spreading about a new race called Rojuun. They appeared from the depths of the mountains eight hundred years ago with the intention of taking over the world. Tathan of the Shadows has been charged with learning more about them. However, he must learn more about his very unusual companions before he can succeed.
Cake
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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A short story about the power small gestures have over tragedy and despair. Heartbreak and the hope that can follow, shattered dreams and the possibility of giving birth to new ones, all accompanied by the perfect piece of Cake.
Bypass Gemini
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Series: Big Sigma, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In a distant future, Trevor "Lex" Alexander was shaping up to be the next great race pilot until a fixed race got him banned from the sport. Reduced to making freelance deliveries, he thinks his life can't get any worse. That's when a package manages to get him mixed up with mobsters, a megacorp, and a mad scientist. Now his life depends on learning what their plans are, and how he can stop them.
Cupid's Maze
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Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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A short story - Sean has popped the question and dreads the drive across the bleak Kansas landscape on Valentine's Day to announce his intentions to his fiancee Janet's parents. When he sees a sign for a corn maze, he pulls in for a momentary reprieve. Little does he know what a mistake he's made.
The Magic Bag
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A successful and wealthy doctor hides a secret he's kept for years. He's loved by all... even his special patients. This is a 600 word short story.
The Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Blood is everywhere and the only one who can help you is your best friend. They can see into your thoughts. They know your deepest, darkest secrets... they know you better than you know yourself. This is a 600 word short story.
Sophie's Secret
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Series: Whispers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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Sophie Sinora and her BFFs struggle to keep their strengthening paranormal powers secret while trying to fit in at school. Her teacher's suicidal thoughts, a threatening locker bully, a teasing school flirt, her hormonal pregnant sister, and the tension between Sophie and her friends, only add to her problems. Hopefully, she can fix them in time to save her teacher's life and her social life.
Just Beneath the Surface I
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Price: Free! Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
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When Kendall Berkely takes a look in the mirror, she not only desperately wants to run away from the stranger staring back at her, she also knows that her days are numbered. She can feel it in her bones, and has the bruises to prove it. To make matters worse, Kendall will soon discover that her seventeen year old daughter, Diamond is on a path nearly just as dangerous.
Brian: Faded
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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Brian is a faded rock star, still trying to cash in on his childhood fame. But when he meets former hippie, Rain, he gets more than he bargained for. This story contains content that is not suitable for children.
Saving Wishes
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Series: The Wishes Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,720. Language: Australian English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Second Hearts (Book two, The Wishes Series) Available now. Storm Shells (Book three, The Wishes Series) Available now.
COLOSSUS
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Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A short story about the far distant future and the remains of a once powerful mechanical man and the long dead human who once controlled it.
Smashwords Book Marketing Guide
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.89 from 128 reviews)
This popular book marketing primer shares easy-to-implement advice on how to market books at Smashwords and major ebook retailers. It starts with an overview of how Smashwords helps promote an author's ebook, and then provides 41 simple do-it-yourself marketing tips. The book is useful to all authors, even those who don't yet publish on Smashwords. Updated August 23, 2013.
Christmas Jack-o'-Lantern
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Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.89 from 36 reviews)
Jack, the ‘pumpkin king’ of Halloween is a supposed bad guy, whom we love to hate. Yet, when we see him whipped by devil’s henchmen till bleeding causes him to faint, we pity him. When he becomes the linchpin of Halloween and Christmas worlds, and sole protector from devil’s ruthless takeover, we start rooting for this dark hero. Can he avoid excruciating death and succeed against impossible odds?
Bewitching the Werewolf
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Price: Free! Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.89 from 19 reviews)
When witch for hire, Megan Stephens, is assigned to help the local werewolf pack leader find a mate, she thinks the job will be easy. Get in, get it up and get gone. But when she meets Zack Connor, she realizes her future might have a lot more dog jokes in it than she ever imagined.
Twisted Shorties
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Series: Twisted Shorties. Price: Free! Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
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From the inventive minds of the writers on Gather.com comes a book... a book of odd short stories, with fiction astonishing and intriguing, and yes even creepy. Writers such as Sheila Deeth, Barbary Chaapel, Tracy Fabre, and Douglas J. Westberg bring you tales of romance, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, whimsy and a bit of lilting poetry. Come, and take a peek inside the world of... Twisted Shorties