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The Price of Happiness: $10
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cora meets a carnival barker who promises to give her the secret to happiness for the low, low price of only ten dollars.
The Loneliest Sami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
The Unfettered Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is often said that wisdom comes with pain. Long ago in the north of the Indian subcontinent, a being of great wisdom arose. There is pain in his story, but perhaps the story we know is not all of the truth. Perhaps wisdom came at a greater price than we know. This is a vision of what it might have taken to bring it into the world. The Unfettered Dream is a short story of about 4,000 words.
Sports of the Cockatoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Two monks... One east... Half a game of baseball. This is Sports of the Cockatoo. Explore the Plain of Horizons. Find solace in the Forest Graveyard. Gather your wits at the Glowing Pine Grove. Caress the bark of the dragon tree. Find yourself inside a quiet whale. This is Sports of the Cockatoo.
The Way of Ghee
Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
One man’s spiritual quest leads him to a mysterious guru high up in the Himalayas, a man who is rumoured to be able to show the way to Enlightenment - but only to those who are ready to embrace it. A short story.
The Man Who Sat in a Chair By The Sea
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An old man ponders the universe and man's place in it. He watches as a huge wave buries all of the evils of mankind in the sea and the earth becomes pure again.
The Man Who Lived in The Trestle Bridge
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Where a man who feels lost ponders and works to find himself in the life he is living.
The Weaver Bird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
This is a short magical realism story about how a lion attempted to save a weaver bird from danger. The story shows the value of living things and what is right, even if it seems like the goal was not reached.
Epona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Those touched by the goddess Epona live unique and varied lives with horses, the animals for which she is known. As one of the few Celtic Goddesses to also be worshiped by Romans, Epona’s reach is far and wide. In this story, a woman comes to grips with her own physical limitations while she fully grasps the love of this Goddess.
A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, 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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, 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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, 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
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, 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
Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, 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!