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Snake Oil
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Alexandra Watt's collection of short, short stories explores what can happen between people: young love gone sour; a discouraged pairing; a best friend's confession. Watt's lyrical, incisive prose about the wilds of Texas will leave you shocked...and begging for more.
Lightning: A Collection of Very Small Stories
Price: Free! Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
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Waiting inside...A collection of very small stories written by Claudia Brevis featuring a farmer, serial killers, a confused old woman, a magician, a panic attack, a ghost, a vampire, a mouse, a dog, great-grandparents, a girl with orange shoes, a Siren, a shape-shifter and much, much more.
Let the Water Rise and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
**Contemporary Flash Fictions; not suitable for preteens & below.** A broken relationship; a hopeful lady; a full-of-rage heart of a man; a sound of a gun; a floor of blood and other scenarios. If your soul sides death; if your heart follows crumbling scenes; if your mind adores sorrow; if your eyes love blood, this anthology will fill your needs with different stories that end up tragically.
The Dreamer
Price: Free! Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
As a teenage orphan in 1920's Manhattan, Olivia knows how to dream big. Life on the streets is easy to gloss over with stars in her eyes and Charlie, the orphan gang's leader, by her side. But when Charlie leaves to pursue his own dreams, Olivia's strength of character will be put to the test as everything she's ever wished for is suddenly within grasp.
Orange, Black and Blue
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A starter single from the pages of Snapdragon. When fate catches up with a former baseball star he makes a desperate, last-minute play for freedom. Written for fans of Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Matheson and The Twilight Zone, Snapdragon features seven original stories to sink your teeth into.
Poems, Prose & Penniless Vol 1.
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Our lives are determined by relationships, some fleeting, some lifelong. But most are in between. Some make good, some go bad. The life is searching, learning, discovering; sometimes about yourself if you look. The extremes of emotions can make the middle ground so very hard to find. But until you've flown to the dark valleys, you'll never appreciating soaring like an eagle above the mountains.
Short Story Anthologies
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of short stories, poems, and opinion piece. It is extremely captivating
Inappropriate: Three Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Series: Flash Fiction Month. Price: Free! Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Meankitty Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, 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
Series: Suicidal Intentions, Part Three. Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, 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.
Old Blood
Series: Old Blood, The Beginning. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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
Series: Tweets by @C_Brand_Author, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The eagerly awaited sequel to Seven Weeks of Tweets! 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
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, 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
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: 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
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, 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.