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The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
The Foreseer
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a fictional short story about a young girl who learns about her gift of foresight. While the runes technically start with the F rune, this story was the first that came to my muse for translation. Anei will overcome a painful initiation and learn the history of her destiny as a Rune Messenger.
The Last Trump (A Farce Of Politics)
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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When Donald Trump becomes President in 2016, nothing seems amiss -- aside from Donald Trump being President. But by the time 2020 rolls around, he's more popular than ever but things are beginning to fall apart. President Trump just doesn't seem to be himself... ...and the face he shows at his second inauguration is more shocking than anyone could dare dream!
Universal Superficial Contagion
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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An elderly woman, gifted with a computer and internet access, becomes a slave to the machine and ultimately it’s victim.
Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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Therapy has evolved. A company has created a procedure to get rid of all emotional problems. Jacob Blair is about to discover that there are problems beneath the surface . . .
Series: The Bruno Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
We’ve been told that dogs’ partnership with Man took thousands of years to germinate and solidify. Perhaps it did...but that doesn’t mean that a different sort of inter-species bond would take that long, especially if Bruno the Newf were one of the participants.
WIngs: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
She was paralysed by fear and could not go on. But she must go on. She must!
Το παιδί που κατάπιε μια φάλαινα
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: Greek. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / Jungian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Το παιδί που κατάπιε μια φάλαινα είναι ένα παραμύθι για μεγάλους. Η συνάντηση του Έρικ με το εσωτερικό του κήτος. Δύο όντα μοναχικά, διαφορετικά σε ένα κοινό σώμα. Πως μπορούμε να συμφιλιωθούμε με τις παιδικές μας μπουκιές;
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Write what you know, they say, but was this fictional story just a little too close to the truth? An accountant enters a short story competition with unexpected consequences. File under Fiction ... or maybe not? "Bust" is a short story within a short story by the prize winning author of "Resolution".
The Do-Over
Price: Free! Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Death is not the end--however badly Jeanette Winters wishes it was. Accompanied by Rupert, her angelic guide, Jeanette must journey through her past to correct mistakes and preserve her eternal soul. From Evan Fuller, author of Mutt & Stray, comes a scathingly scathing satirical novelette that will appeal to fans of Douglas Adams & Terry Pratchett.
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Self-improvements should have limits. If you want to be perfect, you must first define what perfect is. And for one woman, the goal is always moving.
The Great Divide a novelette
Price: Free! Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dacey Theroux’s life takes a turn for the worst when her unstable ex-husband shows up at her job making a scene and threatening her in front of coworkers. She entertains an unlikely messenger. What he tells her becomes the basis of her new life and inevitably leads her to face her past… and her shocking present.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What you’re about to read will horrify you. I want it to horrify you. It horrifies me. I wrote it because I feel it’s important to point out where we’re headed—the terminus we’ll reach should certain trends continue. The Afterword is not fiction. It’s as least as horrifying as the story. I mean it sincerely. Please read it.
Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy: OpenDyslexic Edition
Series: Tales of shrouded history: OpenDyslexic editions. Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a special version of "Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy" aimed specifically at cognitive impaired readers. If you don't suffer from any form of dyslexia, please purchase the regular edition instead.
"Where Do Nazis Come From, Daddy?"
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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“When men reduce their virtues to the approximate, then evil acquires the force of an absolute, when loyalty to an unyielding purpose is dropped by the virtuous, it’s picked up by scoundrels—and you get the indecent spectacle of a cringing, bargaining, traitorous good and a self-righteously uncompromising evil.” – Ayn Rand
Among Apple Trees
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A young man takes his great-granddad to the store -- a simple occurrence that happens hundreds, maybe thousands of times daily across the world. But this trip will be something unexpected and special for them both.
The Bulge
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - discuss the CATS Gold Line streetcar alignment through inner east Charlotte. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1200 words. A quick fun read that won't railroad you into a collision.
Freddy And The Scorpions
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This story is about a young white boy who came to better understand the world through the eyes of “Freddy”, an old black man who worked for his family on a small farm in South Africa. It takes us from fear and preconceptions to understanding and redemption.
Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy
Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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.
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A thousand-word short story about a man who discovers an old note, and follows the mysterious note's directions.