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A Buddhist Monk Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
True Awakening (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sam is a successful entrepreneur and has everything. However, he is deeply unhappy. The more he gains, the more his unhappiness increases. Sam is a desperate for a solution and a business associate recommends he tries meditation. Sam is sceptical but decides to go on a 10 days meditation retreat, to discover if he can really find out about the meaning of life. This short story is 5789 words long.
Herr Ahlen and Kaptein Persson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
on a lonely norwegian hillside one christmas morning, a young man sits and ponders his life and his hoped for love, Vera. his thoughts are interrupted by the arrival of two gentlemen out for a walk. agreeing to continue the walk as a threesome they discover the remains of a fox and the entire atmosphere of the walk quickly changes.
Unhealthy Competition (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Paul has got a fantastic new job. He has to work closely with a new colleague, Daniel who is doing the same job as Paul. A small and petty row turns into a competition to see who the best is. Paul is determined to win but doesn’t believe he can. It’s only when he discusses his problem with Mary that he realises that his problem isn’t quite like it seems. This short story is 2595 words long.
Grounds for Divorce
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Julia needs some relationship advice and a friend suggests she consult a psychic named Morgana. But this one doesn’t read tea-leaves. Nope. She’s a 21st century seer who requires a specific roast of a specific well-known brand of coffee beans. Julia finally tracks down the properly-dated vacuum-packed bag, but gets a rude (psychic-)awakening in the process: cryptic questions. To ask the psychic!
Bookstore Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
They Say
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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They say your 40’s are pretty cool but I’ll never know... My story started in Vegas and, sure as Hellfire, it won’t “stay there.” If I help just one of you young, careerist women out there, that's OK. Only the good die young, you say? Bull. I'm barely-living proof that's a lie. Are you a postmodern ladder-climber? Dread living in perpetual Bridesmaids-Ville? Then read, learn, and "don't."
Impossible Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Khrystiana has always been different. Even Death and the other gods have noticed. At 16 the wheels of Fate begin to turn swifter, and now she may begin to learn what she is meant for.
Faster James Faster
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Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Is there a deeper motherly pain than having your child stolen and eaten by something ten times your size? And why does life need death to live? These quasi-fictional ruminations of a modern day Thoreau navigates all over the angst map.
Texas Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short fiction trio by Marc Schooley, with bonus material from his 2013 supernatural thriller, Nightriders.
The Other 10 Commandments
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The 10 Commandments have been the cornerstone of Judeo-Christian teachings for millennia, but a new translation of a Nag Hammadi scroll has spawned a row regarding the tablets Moses smashed when he returned to find his wayward flock partying wildly before a golden calf. This new translation contends that the first set of tablets were not the same as the next set of replacement commandments!
Star Collector
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by DLP Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Some rock and roll groupies take pictures, others collect locks of hair or guitar picks to remind them of their conquests. The legendary Chrissie Cuff prefers to take something more personal, much to the reclusive Woody's surprises. Woody doesn't usually take on groupies, but is he willing to make an exception?
The Man who Believes God is the Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An allegorical tale about a man, who, having heard so much about the sea through other people, has decided to see it for himself, and to derive his spirituality from it. He is a very simple man and yet his spirituality runs deep. All he needs in his life is the sea. Its beauty and its majesty will be enough.
Atherfield's Final Formula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A meeting with Miles Priest leads to the slow but inevitable unravelling of George Atherfield on a professional, ethical and spiritual level. The security of Atherfield’s professional wisdom seems to offer no solace for his increasingly hypersensitive conscience, as he presses on with blind resolve in his pursuit of the sacred formula. What is the formula...
The Old Seagull and the Tide-Walker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
– Spiritual as well as inspirational – Jag came to resurrect a dream, which had been gnawing at him ever since his youth. Working long days…long hours … life had passed him by. I was enamored with her, perhaps it was more–envy. “She’s doing what’s in her heart, and I’m here making a living.” A novel full of life’s circumstances, emotional burdens…until one day meeting a special friend.
Henry Gets It
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A quick Astral Journey leads to a vision of a better world. Designed as a quick read on your commute or while you wait for...
Love Again
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You set the price! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
NEW EDITION! Updated and edited. A short story about a new couple in the nineteen-fifties on their first stroll who meet a new elderly friend with a lost love and a desire for new company, but all is not as it seems. Designed as a quick read on your commute or break time.
Crossing the Acheron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Between death and Eternity stands the ferryman. For the newly dead, bliss awaits on the other side of the river Acheron. No bridges span it. No one can swim across it. A dilapidated ferry makes the only connection. The ferryman demands cash. Basil Wainwright, however, has arrived without a dime to his name. Now he must figure out a way to earn his passage or face eternal annihilation.
Her cold eyes
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Price: $1.16 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The adolescent vampire's songbook with poems and songs.
When the World Disappeared (Free Version)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.