Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological

The Six-Fifty
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two friends meet regularly in a pub they used to frequent as pupils of a local boarding school. Here the conversation usually centres around old anecdotes which they endlessly repeat and amuse themselves over. Some of these involve the misfortune of others. Sometimes this could even be described as cruelty. On one such visit, their conversation is overheard and an unknown man confronts them.
Topolino
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
Spring Cleaning
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This short story examines the mind and history of Marian, whose mind will not allow her to live completely in the present.
He and She
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story about a woman trying to rid herself of an abusive relationship. But the problem may not only be him.
Project Spiralbound
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A poor college student trying to make some easy money gets trapped in a bizarre experiment. How will he get out of it? Can he? (Printed length = 35 pages) This is a long short story.
Fire Boy
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature? (Print length = 15 pages)
Da Vinci's Rolling Pin
By
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 83. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A seeker delves into an unknown part of history involving Da Vinci and a special rolling pin, and the modern conspiracies that obscure it. A humorous contemporary fantasy short story.
Child of Liberty
By
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 80. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: American English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man searches for a way to free himself from the chains of debt. A dystopian short story.
The Undergraduate
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Carl Lawrence had achieved the most important thing in his life, to become an undergraduate at the most prestigious University in the world. Now he was here he found it was not how he had expected it to be. He was struggling to cope and before he knew it he was wrestling with the greatest question of all; Life or Death?
The Cellar
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
Candles for a Water Moccasin
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man who is fishing reflects on his life from the darkest corners of his mind.
In That Moment
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(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?
Circle of Life: Diary of a Mystic Vagabond
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
During the cold war Mihai finds himself an orphan and a new immigrant in America. When there is a shooting during their daring escape attempt on the border of Yugoslavia and Italy only Mihai manages to escape. He finds himself in America alone and without a clear purpose, playing poker and using his magic to get by. Mihai is discovering that he is also a natural magician.
The Sliver Of Light
By
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man is beaten and locked in a dark room. Can he find his way out of his desperate situation or will he be stuck in the dark forever? Find out when you read this short story from Mississippi writer Roger Harrison.
Lover I Don't Have To Love
By
Series: Now Hear This!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Thanks to a runaway best-seller, the world thinks that Greg Hanlon fell in love with Angeline while sailing the open seas, and lost her before they could marry on the beach. Though the book started out as a bet between Greg and his best-friend Darrin, the project has taken off like neither of them expected. In this absurdist short-story, one young adult must come to terms with fame -- or infamy.
Maelstrom, a short story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
15 million people suffer from social anxiety disorder in the United States alone. For those who are plagued with the illness, even the act of leaving their homes is almost too much to bear. For those who suffer from the illness, they rarely find understanding from those who have no idea what it’s like to be terrified to experience life normally.
Profeta del Passato
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
PROFETA del PASSATO è una sfida di 300 pagine dentro cui si affanna una folla mista che abita soffitte battutte dal sole, cantine dove crescono alberi con gli spaghetti freddi appesi e dove si celano inediti del divino William Shakespeare PROFETA del PASSATO è la storia del più famoso play boy del mondo e del più galattico concerto rock mai avvenuto a memoria d’uomo
Saint Addiction
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Procter's a junkie. He lives near Brown Hill with the raccoons and his drug paraphernalia, which he keeps on a silver platter under the sofa. He didn't have a woman until he met her. She has clean, shiny hair. She's going to be his woman. They're going to be a family. He's not going to be a deadbeat any more.
Roller Coaster Ride
By
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Roller Coaster Ride is a short story, first person prose. Although it is a short story, it is Imagist Poetry in style. Like life, this ride is a psychological journey, so if you feel ready, strap in and enjoy the ups & downs!
Knights Of Bourde
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about being lost and trying to find yourself; set to the background music of a famous psychedelic rock band. Nothing to do with knights or medieval times.