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Snapshots of People I Have Never Met
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Snapshots of People I Have Never Met is about people I have seen but never met, and my attempt to understand them. Snapshots is about real people living their evryday lives as seen by me in a coffee shop. If only my eyes could take photos.
Inappropriate: Three Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
3 short stories about irrational emotions between 2 people. ‘Deadline’ tells of Andrea, about to bag the ideal boyfriend. Only her tutor and her late thesis stand in the way. ‘Outside’ recounts of Deke, an ex-con doing community service outside the home of single mother, Elaine. And ‘Nice’ follows the life of Durante, suspicious of his girlfriend, who keeps getting texts from a secret admirer.
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay
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Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay is a collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes that use fantasy and the harsh realities of ordinary life to explore the impact of solitude, sorrow, hope, and longing on how we see and believe in the world.
Borrowed Strength
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Series: Flash Fiction Month. You set the price! Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Ranging from the silly to the serious, from the humorous to the horrific, from the speculative to the mundane, and from 55 to 1,000 words, these 31 very short stories include a little something for everyone. Written entirely in July 2014 as a part of Flash Fiction Month.
The Heart-shaped Box
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Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Meankitty Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Take one metaphorical heart-shaped box. Hand it to eleven authors as a story seed. What do you get? A porcelain music box. Magical stones. Love. Fairies. Demons. Brushes with horror. And cats. Of course, there are cats. The Heart-Shaped Box is an 18,000 word paranormal anthology with stories by the authors of the Here Be Magic Blog. PG-13. Contains profanity and sexual references.
Electric Chair
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Series: Suicidal Intentions, Part Three. Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Nathaniel and Karen are on a drive to escape life's problems for the weekend. Stopping at a secluded area the two meet a familiar traveler named Ashura, similar to Karen in many ways though not afraid to act on her desires. Bearing concealed features, she holds murderous intentions. A body of heavenly hosts with hellish stratagem will turn the couple’s camp destination into a scene of chaos.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 25
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 25” a single Korean guy living in New Zealand with a good job admits to letting others split up his relationship and his fixed ideas meant he gave up his sport. Has complying with others wishes and holding fixed ideas the best way to live? Now he is away from his home country does he still have to obey their rules? What has he learnt? Check it out.
A New Day Begins
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A genie is tired of serving his masters and contemplates freedom. A man admires the mirror while another laughs at his quarreling neighbors. ‘A New Day Begins’ contains seven poems in which the characters experience happy, depressing and their last day.
Salle des Pas perdus
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: French. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cinq nouvelles très courtes sur des êtres que vous auriez pu croiser un jour au détour d'une rue, d'un couloir. Leur dénominateur commun ? L'errance, le questionnement et le tragique de leur situation. Au sommaire : Une rencontre, T'es où ?, Le banc, Mirakel-Man et Stockholm.
Old Blood
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Series: Old Blood, The Beginning. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Imagine your life as a vampire. How would you survive? What would you eat? How could you handle yourself around other humans who have beating hearts? How would you face the one you really love? Would you tell them that you are a vampire? Would you change them? Or would you lead them on with a web of lies?
Nine Weeks of Tweets
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Series: Tweets by @C_Brand_Author, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 43 #vss tweets from @C_Brand_Author. #vss is the hashtag for 'very short stories'. There are several different prompts tweeted daily or weekly on twitter by different people. Some invite poetry as well as very short stories and some have a word limit.
World Cup Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
World Cup Dreams is a challenge that author Chris Harvey set himself during the FIFA World Cup of Brazil in 2014. To bring together his love of writing and football he decide to write a short story or poem of between 300 and 500 words every day of the World Cup. The challenge was successfully completed and this book contains all thirty two short stories released durng the World Cup.
Memorable Days
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A man remembers the evening when a storm hit his neighborhood, another man wants to look at the girl in the neighboring window but creepers obstruct his view. The cold winds torment Johnny to hide under the bed where he meets new friends. A kid watches a cat suffocate a pigeon to death and feels guilty for letting it happen. A man and his cat await Christmas.
Twas Within A Minute
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a black and white world where true colours show, a beautiful woman's fate is badly painted by the brush of soccer.
Neon Literary Magazine #38
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Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Issue 38 of Neon begins with a world in which everyone has been swallowed by whales, and ends with a recurring nightmare story about a kitten. In between there are desert islands, floods and plagues, flings and wounds and Facebook, the possibility of cannibalism, and a series of lesser-known wars.
Memories Short Story - Drag Racing
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of a young girl's events at one of the biggest events of her life.
äˌZHän(t) prəˌväkəˈtər
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
This short story is basically about a disturbed mind that falls prey to agent provocateur factor causing pain and distress to others in the process.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 24
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 24” an attractive, well educated, unmarried Chinese girl has a good job, her own home, but no boyfriend. Has being born a twin or being too successful or being a “left-over woman”, affected her life? What has she learnt? Check it out.
Je m'exprime
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Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: French. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Une anthologie qui contient des poèmes écrits par des jeunes francophones qui s’expriment librement sur des sujets qui leur tient à cœur
Gerald's Tale
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
Springing out of the upcoming, soon to be released novel, My Super Midlife Crisis – a story of super powered, costumed crime fighters called Mighties – Gerald’s Tale focuses on Gerald Farnsworth III and what may have driven him to become the Shadow Fox. The fifth in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday’s Gold.