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A Man of Means - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over dinner in a London restaurant, a man reflects on breaking up with his latest girlfriend. Dear Reader: If you enjoyed this short story, please read my longer works, also available for free on smashwords.
Fall of the Yellow Jackets
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
On a resplendent autumn afternoon, two recurring agents (32 and 33) have a discussion on the back patio in east Charlotte. A certain species of flying insect soon make its presence known. An encyclopedic discussion of yellow jackets ensues. Then, Agent 666 turns the radio on. Somehow, it all ends up in the waves. Sorry, no sex, violence, or Mr. Malloy in this one. Approx. 1600 words.
The New Life. (Book #1)
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
This should be considered sample chapters in the novel: THE SKIES ARE LIGHTED WITH LAMPS, which will be out in a couple of months. Kiskadee can be a wonderful place to live. It is a small village on an island in the Caribbean. Life there is generally simple and serene. But in the middle of this little world, there exist an uneasy feeling that this is not one of the happily ever after stories.
Over the Fence and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is a series of short stories caught somewhere in the hinterland of fiction and nonfiction. They are fictional in the sense that each has a character, caught in some sort of plot, with consequences. They are nonfictional in the sense that they try to convey some sort of philosophical message.
The Hummus Dealer of Meknes, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mustapha is a young man selling hummus in the medina of the city of Meknes. A rival opens her hummus stall opposite his and soon steals away most of his customers. Convinced she has a secret ingredient he can never discover, Mustapha intends to end his life. His rival saves him with a highly unconventional proposition.
Dreamstore Impressions
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that asks you to reevaluate your relationship with your pillow.
Can't Stop Singing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens if the songs in your head insist on coming out? One woman had this problem, with devastating effects.
Nut Stuffing
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A festive gathering with little genuine cheer attached. The nut stuffing has ruined Erin's meal, her day and perhaps her life. This story is a snapshot of fake relationships and of biting the tongue in order to play nice with family out of obligation and in trying to keep everyone happy, even though everyone clearly is not.
Mommy, I'm Scared
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Carol Anne would always fear the night because she knew when she laid her head down on her pillow her nightmares would suffocate her as she squeezed her doll with all her might as though it would be her last. Every night just shortly after midnight she would scream out for her mommy, but the screams would soon go unnoticed because when her mother would come in and check on her she would find no..
Universal Superficial Contagion
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
An elderly woman, gifted with a computer and internet access, becomes a slave to the machine and ultimately it’s victim.
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;
Statesman: Origin 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The second segment of the forthcoming novel. Stephen Graham Sumner tells his interviewer about the event that showed him that there is a virtue that eclipses the one his father had taught him to venerate -- indeed, one without which the other virtues cannot be summoned and will not be practiced. From the Realm of Essences series.
Better
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.
Just For A While
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A shortstory about a young woman, in a world not like our own, whose life is brought into chaos. After a fateful day she is unable to tell the future from the past.
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.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
I'm Not the Only One
Series: Poetry · Virginia's Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When did it start? It’s already gone. Why did I cry? I’ve already been away so long. How did I get to this, To miss this thing, to be more Than a bit unseen, obscene, unclean, unloved, Under things that eat my soul Like a big, black bug. I’m undone. I’m already over, but I’m under, And I’m not the only one.
The Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Step into your high heels and listen to astronaut Charlie Brick confess his sins in this supernatural tragedy. A complete Novella, no part-two or cliffhanger ending. You can read this for free and know that you will see the whole story.
One Thousand Dead Stars
You set the price! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Take my hand, and walk with me. See their faces, know their lives. These are the stars that burned out and faded away before the world ever knew their light. Know their burdens, see their art. Know what it is that we lost, when they left us. It's the only apology we can make for not seeing them through their pain.

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