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Stingers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
James Clarke is always being picked on in school, and he particularly hates Stingers, a schoolyard game in which children throw tennis balls at each other in an attempt to cause as much pain as possible. His physical education teacher, Mr Evans, has no sympathy for the boy, believing he just needs to toughen up a bit.
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
Unmanned Submarine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
The Eternal Question
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Why are we here? I had a chance meeting with a strange old man the other day that claimed to know. His answer makes a frightening amount of sense.
Atheist Afterlife
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Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Last Orders at Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Dean Grey is waiting on an old friend. They once shared many adventures in the past but have not seen each other in some time and Dean hopes to confirm something he has thought for years.
Imitating Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run finds the ideal place--where fiction and life blur together. Can telling a story create another story?
The Soul Is Complex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.