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Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Multiple Personality Disorder is a dialogic poem told entirely in free verse about a personality which has fragmented as a result of duress. The original self, Bear, a Caveman on a hill, a dog, Biss, the friend, and the loneliness personified, Bjorn. Lastly, the Figure is an enigmatic force, and its surreptitious manipulation is what drives this narrative of self-exploration.
Un biglietto di sola andata
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: 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.
Predators
Series: Lost Humanity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Minerva's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: 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.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(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.
Adjective Narcissism
Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: 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...
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
Unfortunate Roommates
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Etaoin Shrdlu
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A short story about my first (and major) encounter with writer's block.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. Come along on this intense short story by Nick Porter.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
In Isolation We Are All Parasites
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is a story that floats around Norway, passing from ear to ear - of a man, an old musician, who lives alone on the isle of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, maintaining the largest Global Seed Vault on Earth. Forlorn with the death of his wife, he spends his days obsessing over the Seedbank, wasting away until bitter death greets. But death does not have to be bitter.
I'm Sorry
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After thirty-one years, eleven months, two weeks, and four days of endless agony, Thomas Wingefeld must die. In the final entry of his blood-smattered diary, Wingefeld relives his crime; all those years ago, he forced Arthur to become the sacrifice. And since that day, he's never been able to escape the weight of his sin. With his death as recompense, he hopes he can show Arthur he truly is sorry.
Halcyon
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This dystopian, bildungsroman, follows a pack of seven adolescents and a child, living in the abandoned surf club of Macmasters beach, Australia, as the dust of their collapsed society settles. It is told from several of their perspectives, switching between characters throughout the novel, as they grow together, struggling to overcome psychological scars and find closure.