Seldom Sleep + Otaku Poetry
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You set the price! Words: 5,480. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A small compilation of fantastic poems about life, love, and anime by a young, talented creative writer. Most of these poems are based on high school writing class prompts, but all of them are uniquely strange, creative, and from the heart. Please enjoy!
The Wedding
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Brooke is getting married tomorrow. Her mother is still sewing beads on her gown and her father is being difficult. Will she survive her final night as a single woman or will it all fall apart?
The Ten Second Time Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Strange Harvest
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?
Angel's Feather
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Price: Free! Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Angel's feather is a novella about destiny and the growing love between a girl and the archangel Gabriel, with a devilish twist at the end. Angel's feather is the first part of the Divine Army series.
Good on Paper, Bad Online
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 1 review)
Few people realize the impact that their online reputation can have. Discover why your online reputation matters and why you should start taking control of it today!
Engelenveer
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Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: Dutch. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.00 from 1 review)
Engelenveer is een spannende novelle over lotsbestemming en de ontluikende liefde tussen de zeventienjarige Lilith en aartsengel Gabriël voor jongvolwassenen, met op het eind een wel heel duivelse draai.
Afterwards
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Series: To Say This is the Way One Man Went, part 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
The final installment of award-wining poet Kevin Shlosberg's coming-of-age poetry arc "To Say This is the Way One Man Went." This chapbook rounds out the journey w/ reflection, contemplation, and humor. This is not center-justified poetry, if you know what I mean. Heavy on Imagery. Light on rhyme. Fun times Guaranteed!
Creeper; A Short Horror Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
In this chilling scary story with a twist, Carter Lowe is a young businessman in his prime, whose life and sanity are challenged when a masked stranger with a bloody knife appears everywhere he goes.
The Lean Years
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Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: Australian English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a collection of short stories set in the roaring twenties and the great depression in Australia.
Half Full - Half Empty
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Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After crash landing on a frozen planet, the surviving crew of a spaceship must battle a hostile environment and their own frailties. Their one chance for survival - a gruelling two hundred kilometre trek through the icy wastes to an outpost tracking and relay station.
Fate, Wants and Mistakes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Moving through time or moving through space. Can we do both? Could time and space be bridged? It had been tried once before with fatal consequences. Now, over a decade later, Mayne had a chance to try it all again. Hopefully, with a different outcome.
Eye of the Storm
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You set the price! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Eye of the Storm is a short story documenting the last memories of a man lost at sea. It relates his struggle to understand the events of his last few days and his resolve about what will happen in the remaining moments of his life.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED:Issue 49
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Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis.
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
This is the story “Pain Is So Close To Pleasure”, a short comedy story I wrote several years ago. The story looks at an alien race who has recently come into contact with our own. To learn more about each other, ourselves and the aliens decide to send an exchange student to the others world to spend time there so each race can learn more about the other. Warning: contains swearing
The Man Who Would Not Turn, Part I of the Messiah Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tom does not like his job. He is the memory of his people. He watches and bares witness to the suffering they have caused, and it is his job to ensure that history does not repeat itself. Tom does not know it, but he will soon be called on to do more than watch. This the story of when Tom first met the little girl whose doom he would chronicle. Welcome to the World of the Messiah Tree.
A mulher do Bin Laden
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Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
As reviravoltas na vida de Samira, jovem árabe que imigra com a família pra o Brasil. Seu pai, depois de uma vida luxuosa em Damasco, está falido; lutam para recomeçar, vencem, prosperam. Quando tudo parece se encaixar, uma proposta inesperada envolve Samira numa incrível e frenética aventura que a leva de volta ao Oriente, seus costumes milenares e infindáveis guerras religiosas.
Blood Lust
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Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ronan has lived for hundreds of years. In all of his years there has only been one for him. What will he risk to get back what is his by right? This is a short story and is the prequel to Love and Blood. Love and blood is book 1 in the Blood Ties series and is due out in January 2013
The Watch
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Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After her mother's suicide in 1870, Marie Lancater is sent to live with her aunt and uncle on their Rhode Island estate. Even in mourning she must always remain calm and well-mannered, as her future and marriage prospects would fall to pieces if society believed she was prone to madness like her mother. And she manages well enough – until the strange man begins appearing beneath her window.
A Religion Of Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
In The Name of Allah the Most Beneficent; the Most Merciful. These are a few verses from the Holy Qur'an that lay emphasis on the importance of peace and tolerance towards people of all faiths. Kindly read this with an open heart.