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Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes your life can flash by in the blink of an eye. Pay attention, you won't want to miss it.
Going to Redstone Ranch - A Short Tale of Progeria and Courage (Short story #1 of Danny's Way series)
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You set the price! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A progeria-afflicted boy, living on an isolated farm, dreams of becoming a professional athlete like his two older brothers. During a rare weekend visit from his brothers, he must learn the true nature of his disease, as well as the purpose of his sacrifice.
The Haunting of Winchester Lane
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Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Houses have pasts. But they also have futures. Not every tragedy is yet to occur. Not every haunting is spiritual.
LOVE LUCID WAR DREAMS - Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Travel through lucid dreaming episodes. Get ready for the full story. Have a good night sleep.
No Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Five years after he killed his little son in a fit of traffic-induced rage, a father prepares to walk out of prison. But there’s no closure for him, no escape from a life sentence awarded by a higher court.
The Blackest Omen #1
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
THE MARKET FIRES part one: The Blackest Omen is made up of notes from the madness that we all have within us. One mind and a billion trying to kill every last bit of pain in the world. The chills are a touch, the fibers of hunger a meal.
Flower On The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Live and Let Learn
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
Un biglietto di sola andata
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Minerva's Owl
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You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Little Boy Yao
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Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This a poem about a Boy King named Yao
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
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Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Estratto gratuito. “Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto...
The Dinner Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has been beating common sense in the courtroom. Includes bonus story: "The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)" Short satire. (~2100 words)