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The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An anonymous author has posted a manifesto calling for the worldwide elimination of the unproductive elderly. The aim is to improve the human race, physically and more importantly, economically. It goes viral and makes such logical sense that seniors world wide act on it, almost to the point of being a fad. Some of the posh retirement community of Harbor Trace join the tide.
Bonds of Affection: What Else Are There? (A Short Story on the Human Condition)
You set the price! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Physical prowess, mighty warriors. Two men enter the boxing ring. One, the reigning Champ, and the other, the one who would dethrone him: Lightning-hands Luke. Both men have trained hard for this moment, both have earned their monikers yet there can only be one World Heavyweight Champion. A match to the death ensues.
Lunacy
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story of about 2000 words. Being the head psychologist of the lone city on the moon, the last hope of humanity, is a tough and lonely job. Spotting people who have become dangers to the city is important work. But it is even more important to study the man in the mirror...
Birds
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lori muses about birds, her birds, as her nagging psychiatrist pushes for further explanation.
Eleven Miles from Home
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to spend time together to satisfy the one interest they have in common. When misfortune steals that link away, however, and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but individually decide whether it's even worth saving.
Delphine
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Lying underneath the floorboards of Delphine's home, he watches her. He doesn't know why, he doesn't know anything, but he is compelled to watch. The intimate synergy between someone imprisoned and someone free, but who is trapped in her own dark emotions.
Optimism
You set the price! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by pubwriter. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Journey through the dark mind of the protagonist: is he the predator or the prey? 'Pain and misery. Mental agony. Troubled soul perpetually in jeopardy. Occasionally he prays to the gods. Chained to the Church of Chaos.’
The Birdman
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can a mathematical genius with zero social skills save the world? One man thinks he’s got as good a chance as any.
That Damn Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
A Reckless Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
1880 Paris: A stranger lurks in the shadows. Young, handsome and alone.. He's travelled the world for two hundred years......searching.
Beware.....The Moon is Full
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.90 from 20 reviews)
A flash fiction for the 'not so faint hearted'. After dark when the moon is full......stay home!!
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
The Lottery
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jack Jameson believes he has complete control over his life. But one day a random occurrence sends his world into a tail spin, delivering a warped destiny that has been patiently waiting for years. A short story centering around irony and fate, "The Lottery" examines the darkness of the human psyche and the power of anger.
Falling Leaves Don't Weep: A Thirteenth Hour Epilogue
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
An elderly king reflects on a restless life of self-absorption, hedonism, and dissatisfaction after falling leaves blow into his bedroom one night when he's unable to sleep.
Aftermath
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(1.00 from 1 review)
it is a short story about a student's mistake in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to deal with because of her action.
Aftermath
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a short story about student's realization in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to take on.
Hear Me: A psychological thriller
Price: Free! Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
A Battle With My True Self
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
To AB: Get out of here. I do not need your always negative opinion. To Ms. Crazypants: Get out of here as well.
Flower On The Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
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.