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Protectors
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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What if the monsters under your bed - the ones that you were taught to fear - were protecting you? What if they were protecting you from the real danger?
Directly In My Way
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is the story of a boy who wanted the pain to end. He didn't want to die, no. He wanted the pain to end, but death seemed like the only way out. This is the story of a girl who wanted to die. She didn't want a way to stop the pain. She just wanted everything to stop. This is the story of how the both of both met, minutes before they planned to kill themselves.
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
Winning the Lottery Doing the Right Thing
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Rob had won the lottery. Twenty-three Millions Dollars. In a phone call from his daughter in law, she advised him to "Do the Right Thing!" and she made a suggestion as to what that should be. At age 77, Rob knew he was not competent enough to use the money wisely. But he wanted to do the right thing! Would you agree with what he felt the right thing was and what he did?
The Esemplasy of Hunginn and Muninn
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Esemplasy of Hunginn and Muninn is a collection of short stories. They either involve the well-known but not understood process of birth or even creation. As well as the common insecurities of unknown potential.
Oubliette
Price: Free! Words: 45,680. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a city plagued by amnesia, Antoine earns a comfortable living as a prompter to the rich and powerful. He knows his time of privilege is short. Amnesia is contagious and growing in virulence. When a shady government agent offers him an amnesia vaccine in return for feeding scripted lies to his clients, Antoine has to choose between his values and everything else that makes him who he is.
Life:Is:A:Frequency :: Drugs
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this chapter, Steven explains his experiences with drugs; one's in which he considers safe; avoiding others that are not so.
Murder at the job!
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply don't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
The Complications of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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The Complications of Life is a collection of short stories that remind us of just that, the complicated nature of life. These stories are a peak into the world of men and women in the hereafter of their lives, doing the best with what they have left.
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
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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
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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
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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.
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.
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
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An elderly woman, gifted with a computer and internet access, becomes a slave to the machine and ultimately it’s victim.
Homecoming of the gods
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Nanti is a small town haunted by its demons. Nothing could be more tragic for the townspeople than their final homecoming in September '96 with a deluge into which their vanities, hopes and desires were drowned.
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;

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