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The Chimaera Institute
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Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anecdotes, rumour, gossip...urban myths can straddle all those categories. Often they are short, like fables and can be told quickly in a paragraph or two. The tales in this book draw from various sources. I like to think of urban myths as little acorns desperate to grow into oaks, and love providing them with knots, gnarls and leaves.
Stories About Things
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Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Death preserved forever in drops of maple syrup - a name just out of reach - a bear's growl - a door that leads to... nowhere, and a man who walks through it. These are the stories of things: some just this side of reality, some just that side of... somewhere else.
The Threadbare Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Hidden from sight, the threadbare girl takes in her surroundings. She remembers everything but the man supposed to be looking after her forgets. 1,493-word story taken from 'Story A Day May' anthology (where it appears in two parts; part one originally released as a free eBook). This is the complete two-part version.
The Change - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
For 55-year-old Anne-Sophie LeBrune, life is tough enough without having to face menopause and a cheating husband to boot. All the changes needed in her life (both physically and emotionally) collide one night, leaving her with only one unanswered question: Will she make the right choice in order to set her life on the right path once and for all?
Caris' Joke - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Is there a proper way to grieve the loss of a child? This is the question Lydia Riley, a 33-year-old mother, must confront when her only daughter becomes ill and dies unexpectedly.. A chance encounter with a young stranger helps her come to terms with her loss and finally find acceptance and peace.
April's Fool
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
April’s Fool covers a few hours in the life of an unappreciative farmer and his downtrodden wife. After a stomach-churning dinner scene she decides upon an action that will change both their lives.
The Dark Side
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A second-person short story, The Dark Side follows a few minutes of a couple’s life which we soon learn has not been a happy one.
Feeding the Father (free short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Inspired by true events, this short first-person fictional monologue follows a poignant turning point in a man's life.
BEETLE
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You think you may be afraid to find yourself in the middle of a dark wood, in the middle of the night? But how would it be if you were really small? Smaller than an owl, and even smaller than a bat... BEETLE (a short story), tells the account of a Stag beetle who finds himself in such frightening circumstances. Vulnerable and miniscule, will he manage to evade the hungry?
Moments From Within
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 12 poems by Christopher Kneipp
Leximandra Reports, and other tales
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Series: Draykon. Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this four-story anthology, Mr Pitren Warvel makes a mess of his sorcery; a young reporter pursues Lady Evastany Glostrum for an interview; Rikbeek the gwaystrel encounters a spy; and the Sanfaer family develop a new approach to keeping poultry.
Skins (flash fiction mini collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Summary: A 5000-word mini collection for animal lovers by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. She will work at developing more stories with the subject of "animal rights" in mind. * * * Genre: Flash Fiction | 5,000 words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
Poems from the Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Poetry by Kenneth Paul Jones from his novel The Pit of Raeben as well as other similarly dark crevices.
My Half of The Story
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Grace knows more about calming me than I’ll ever learn, even when she’s brusque or bluntly demands order I still can find it weirdly comforting, though I take it from no other. She knows what I need and now it seems she knows a lot more.
101 Drabble Prompts
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Where do you turn when you need an idea for a drabble or short story. Look in 101 Drabble Prompts.
Razorblade Poetry
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Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
glittering jewels, deadened brides, corpse doll collectors, and doomed fairy sprites. a small collection from my home, blog, and mind. come take a look and find something you like. :3
Poems About Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection poems by award winning author Robert A. Chapin. The Wall - Three Fighting Men - and The Vietnam Unknown. The Wall released in (1982), gained national attention and presidential acclaim. Three Fighting Men by sculptor Frederick Hart represents the statue at the entrance to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Vietnam Unknown (identified in 1998)is from Arlington National Cemetery.
Letters to My Ten Year Old Self
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Price: Free! Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you could write a letter to your 10-year-old self, what advice would you give? Which lessons do you wish you didn’t have to learn the hard way? What message do you feel would have made the greatest impact on your life?
Snitched, Snatched
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Series: Dragons of Wendal, Spanish/English. Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When a spell goes wrong, can Zoe unwind it before it’s too late? This e-book contains the short story, “Snitched, Snatched” in English and also the fully translated Spanish version. (Translation by Gustavo Bondoni)
Those Plums and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Seven flash fiction stories, published over the last few years by a variety of on-line journals, are collected here in one volume. Running the gamut of subjects from a love affair that will never happen to what might well be the end of the world; from friendships to family; and a little bit of weirdness, you will find humor and drama alike.