The 1950's - A Time To Grow
By
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
The Solesbridge Fox
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A beautiful poetic parable of how a young girl helps a troubled fox find peace.
The Emperor of Silence
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A simple man, sickened by the utter filth and chaos of the city with its deafening noise and melting pot of dirt and grime and commotion and odours finds himself in salvation. A simple room, beautiful for its lack of everything is opened to him as an oasis from that which he hates beyond the door leading back to the city.
Reeshard and The Great Parish Swamp / Gramp's Journal
By
Price: Free! Words: 94,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A forgotten swamp holds all that once was and all that will ever be. A young boy makes a fantastic journey to a realm still held in secret. Otrindara is filled with everything from legendary creatures to lovable characters, realms of folklore to fantasy, and a continuous paradox of the past, present and future that holds it all in secret.
A Pirates Adventure
By
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
(5.00 from 1 review)
Julie heads for the waterfall and Ian follows close behind her. Last one at the waterfall gets to hunt tonight Julie. They both start running really fast and Ian beats her to the waterfall. See I told you Julie I will be glad to hunt for food for us tonight. I will be right back and you will stay here seeing as they are still chasing us.
Destiny Can Be a Real Pain in the Ass
By
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
What happens if you're the chosen one... but you suck at it?
You Say It Without Laughing
By
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's a bit of a curse to have a childish sense of humor, but for one Ohio city-councilman, not being able to keep it together could mean the loss of his job. Some of this story is true, but most of it isn't.
A Tale Of Choice
By
Series: The Light In The Darkness, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Why does evil exist? If God is all powerful, why doesn't He prevent it? Do the choices we make in life really matter? Shelly experiences the turmoil of these questions as war breaks out in Kenya, on her 10th wedding anniversary. She experiences death, destruction and loss. The innocent die, why? Where is God? What awaits her in the African wilderness? Come, learn what God reveals to her there.
Timothy Mallborn: The Invisible Boy
By
You set the price! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Timothy Mallborn is the autobiography of a boy who disappeared in Toronto's largest shopping mall. After discovering that no one can see him, Timothy fashions a home for himself in the children's section of a department store, tries to communicate with the crowds of people passing all around him and falls in love. Growing up is hard, but it's even harder when you're invisible.
Grown Fast and Hard
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
To War in Style
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Renewable Energy Power Projects for Rural Electrification
By
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Renewable Energy Power Projects backed by different government schemes like Decentralized Distributed Generation(DDG), RGGVY, Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission etc for Rural Electrification in India by private companies. As India is heterogeneously mixed in every aspect the feasibility, profit, power generated-demanded differs from region to region and from one renewable source to another.
The Birth of Zephyr
By
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Draconican Poem. Is set in the same world as Trapped on Draconica, but is a separate story in its own right.
The Glass Heart
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The beautiful teen star of WB's most popular TV show has thirty days to live.
Some Brief Advice for Indie Authors
By
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Author Sharon E. Cathcart presents a compendium of her most popular blog posts on the business of writing. With subject matter ranging from building relationships with one's readers to creating a brand statement, this book provides answers to some of the questions Cathcart has encountered during her career as an author.
Noble Intentions: Episode 1
By
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Thief. Spy. Described by his associates as a man who has no feelings, passes no judgement, and feels no remorse. So why the hell did he stop to help a lost child moments before he was to meet with one of the top crime bosses on the East coast? A simple decision that now places Jack in unfamiliar territory where he has become the hunted.
The Book on Ski Boots
By
You set the price! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
A few years back I wrote the original free Concierge's Guide to Ski Boot Fitting and it was a hit. Littered with pithy fun, it gave Teton Village concierges something to peruse at work in the slow times. People ski great when they are comfortable. Your boots should fit like an old friend. Your Ski Boots need and can be your favorite piece of gear. Nobody's foot should hurt. Ever.
My Nephew & Mossad Vs. Iran's A-Bomb
By
Price: Free! Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Iranian airplane is flying with a secret delegation- including the President ; instead of landing in its destination: Syria – it arrives in Israel, as a result of smart deception maneuvres of anti-regime plotters. Many jerky scenes develop, showing how Iranian president fails in trying to escape; soon he discovers that a Duplicate Ruler had been replaced him -and nobody really needs him.
DEEPER ROSES TO FALL
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A One-Shot Vignette about either the writing process or love? Probably more or less pissed off anger at the heart of this story.
Guru's Grace
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Sumitra's parents have brought her to India in the hopes that visiting a guru will help get her married. Single and twenty-nine, Sumitra has never told her parents that she struggles with a very particular attraction. Is it possible that the guru knows? Is he able to see into her soul and bring her the man of her dreams? *This is a short story of 4,000 words*