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Pretending it's Daytime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A college student's one week gig as a live-in sitter for two wealthy kids proves more than challenging. Published in Side Show, 1996.
Scar Jewelry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Dodger
Price: Free! Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After literally dodging a bullet and thwarting an attempted robbery, lovable loser Jim Bailey is thrust into the spotlight as a bona fide hero, a Messiah, a Real Life Neo of sorts. He's invited to appear on a morning talk show, and after making a complete ass of himself on national television, is given a choice: cash in on his celebrity or retreat into full on exile.
Exposure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenage photographer loses her artistic innocence and maybe more. Published in Northwest Review, 2000.
Storm
Price: Free! Words: 269,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if? What if the human race were in heat, and procreated, only for a month in the spring—just like, say dogs. What would the world be like? No really, what would such a world look like? What would constitute religion? What would constitute ethics? What would be a crime? What would television be all about before, during, after this storm? How would you survive this storm intact?
3 One Act Plays, Vol. 3: The Substitute Teacher from Hell / The IRS Man / Tech Support
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Substitute Teacher from Hell: Class clown Richie thinks he has it made when substitute teacher Mrs. Melton shows up but she's more than he expects. The IRS Man: Lou Jacobson has never filed any federal tax forms and when an IRS man comes to find out why, he wishes he had never asked. Tech Support: When Bill Dunsmore calls Shambala Systems for tech support, his day swings into the surreal.
Love Thyself Last
Price: Free! Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Southern England: An ancient carving in an even more ancient oak. A carving with a history of the gravest betrayal and the highest conceivable price of redemption.
Past a House with a Chicken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A rooster raised from a chick wins a place deep in a young woman's heart, while her boyfriend fails to do the same. Published in Primavera, 1999.
Forest of the Black Sphere
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
In all the vast, tree-covered world there is only one village of Men, protected from the forest and its hostile denizens by the beneficent magic of the Black Sphere. But survival is a matter of mutual cooperation among the villagers, something one young man has yet to learn... Novelette-length fantasy fiction set in a fictional world.
The Shakespeare Drug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Kerrera House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
What would you risk to achieve your dream? Would you risk your career? Your life? Your child's life? While researching Alzheimer's disease, Los Angeles neurosurgeon Julie Stein discovers the key to her long-frustrated dream of becoming a novelist: a combination of drugs that allows her to write as well as Shakespeare. Unfortunately, the drugs' side effects may kill her.
Concerning Jackson Willard
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sleep deprivation and an interviewing a purported immortal are enough to toy with anyone's head.
Getting Bhent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Medieval fantasy tale about a misshapen and grotesquely deformed man who is a lot prettier on the inside than he is on the outside. A short story about the evils of judging people based solely on appearance.
Mad Dick Picks Up A Drifter
Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A hitch-hiker, thumbing his way through the desert at night, gets a lift from a man in a van. It is not gonna be a quiet ride. The driver behind the wheel is an aging genius, who might be half-way from L.A. to Phoenix and making good time, but he's also half-way into a nervous breakdown.
"Far From Over" Breaking Out Series, Book Four
Series: Breaking Out, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It was all that Matt Lamont could do in keeping his life separated from his past, but now things were far from over.
Fish Wishes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A newly sober mom longing to get back custody of her daughter tries to make something happen. Published in Pindeldyboz, 2004.
A Nice Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in this book bring to life characters and settings with precise realism. Swimming or fishing in the ocean and having conversations, the people in the stories are so real that they come out of the pages. Going out on a date or staying at home, the men and women described find interesting activities that the reader will enjoy. People and places come alive in 'A Nice Beginning'.
Stranded
You set the price! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Vanessa moves in with her brother and sister-in-law, she doesn't expect to live in a marital war zone. Three years later, she faces the dilemma of moving out to save her sanity or staying for the sake of her young nephew. One night, a tragedy gives her whole situation new perspective.
Surely Goodness and Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical narrator gets changed, just a bit. Published in Cranky, 2004
He Fell Through Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 224,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Leonard Sanderson, a concert pianist, dies on the Harbor freeway he does not die. Instead, he falls up through clouds, then down, then through walls, through skin, into fetus, and is reborn. Not only does he survive death, but with help from Handel, he also remembers how to play. :: “A masterpiece of vivid characterization and unrelenting suspense.” — Alan Graham, Words & Pictures Press
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.