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En alles is ijs
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
Germaphobia Singapura (An Annoying Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Approx. Short Story Length: 11 pages / 3,160 words - Roy had always dreamed of living abroad in the tropics, somewhere remote and exotic. So accepting the offer to teach in Singapore was a no-brainer. But poor Roy failed to anticipate how living in one of the world's most densely populated cities would arouse his intuitive preoccupation with cleanliness.
In That Moment
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Charles Frank has it all. A loving wife, an adorable newborn daughter, and a good paying job. But on his way home, one second—one moment—shatters his entire picture-perfect life, and he is forced to make the toughest choice he has ever faced— To live or to die?
Little Sebastian and The Little Doll He Loved
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Nebula nominee Lucian Merisca is coming with a post-modern story which looks like a moral experiment or like an alternative present. The setting and the personages are rather shadowy but the conflict is strong to stir the intrigue...
An Affair With Death
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
Truth's Consequence, A Braji Short Tale
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A further exploration of Kraut's life after Brajilliana. Kraut must make the difficult decision to tell the truth. He learns that truth does not set you free, or even relieve the pain of regret, but it just might set you on a new course for a better life. A short, short story based on a character from the novel Braji.
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This short story is a fictional account inspired by real people encountered by the author during his own stay in the mental health ward. Eva's Story portrays a woman suffering from clinical depression, and some of the choices she and her husband must face--and the consequences they must live with.
You've Just Been Busted!
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A twisted "love" story. Sometimes it's almost scary what someone will do to help someone they love.
The Fourth Man
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story by Brian Parker, a few words uttered by a lunch companion bring back a flood of memories from another lifetime.
Alone
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Come, Come!
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Where is your home, if not the place where you seem to belong?
Notes from Book of Faces
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a collection of short Facebook notes from my account, actually sketches of modern urban life. There are almost no people, and no plot at all. I hope you'll enjoy feelings I've tried to express.
Child Full of Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
Last Orders at Waterloo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(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.
A Guilty Conscience
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story sketch about mist and guilt and life decisions.
When the World Disappeared (Free Version)
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.
Candles for a Water Moccasin
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
A man who is fishing reflects on his life from the darkest corners of his mind.
Shrunk
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
For a time in their dating-wars romance, she seemed too good to be true—bright, witty, gorgeous and erotic. Finally when it became clear that she was real—and adored him—there was just this one little problem.
Gematria²
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.