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De leukste columns
By Stefan Bongaerts
Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In de leukste columns steekt auteur Stefan Bongaerts de draak met alledaagse dingen op een badinerende manier die hem eigen is.
Flash Fiction 40 Anthology - July 2009
By Flash Fiction 40
Price: Free! Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009 by Mark Coker. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In May 2009, Editor Unleashed and Smashwords co-sponsored The Flash Fiction 40 Contest. Writers submitted stories of 1,000 words or fewer on the Editor Unleashed forum. Maria Schneider, with the community's input, selected the winners. More than 280 writers took up the challenge and posted a story. Here, for your reading pleasure, are the top 40 stories.
In my dream
By Julia Averbeck
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
In my dream is a collection of five very short but also very different short stories which I have written over the last couple of years.
NightDrake
By Lara Adrian
Price: Free! Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
In this FREE post-apocalyptic romantic short story, a female mercenary known as Nisha the Heartless is hired to transport mysterious cargo to a well-paying client. But things are never what they seem in a dark world populated by humans and the Strange: shapeshifters and telepaths, nymphs and hobgoblins. It's a lesson Nisha soon learns, when duty pits her against a dangerously sexy, enigmatic man.
Desafinado
By Gerben Graddesz Hellinga
Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: Dutch. Published: November 15, 2011 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
De Mensheid weet het nu zeker, we zijn niet alleen. Maar of de Anderlingen blij zijn met de mensheid valt nog te bezien...
A Brief Conversation with My Hair
By Russell Bradury-Carlin
Price: Free! Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of forty short literary humor pieces that have been featured on McSweeney's, Opium, and other websites. Titles include "The Calls of Cthulu", "Diary of a Grocery Cart", and "Dionysus: Party Clown". If you ever wondered if Allen Ginsburg could have put his talent to writing pay-per-click ads or how Calvin and Hobbes may have responded to reading Hemingway, you will find the answers.
Ensemble
By S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
Arrival
By V.H. Folland
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story set in the remote town of Brooke's Vale and its small airstrip. When Jim heads home after losing the plane he'd set his heart on, he's expecting to spend the remains of his leave getting drunk. The flying club, and his brother, have other ideas. Arrival is about the arrival of one of Brooke's Vale's more unusual residents, and set several years before Fire Season.
24:01 One Minute After
By Eric Diehl
Price: Free! Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology of horror, science fiction and fantasy short stories, some dark and some light but all challenging the bounds of your imagination. You will begin with an experiment in nano-biotechnology gone very wrong, end with an alternate reality on Olde Aearth, and in between experience everything from dragons and wizards to a hurricane and misadventures in space!
"Pine" and 7 Other Short Romances
By J. Timothy King
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Enjoy this free sampler of 8 short-short romance stories by J. Timothy King.
My Half of The Story
By Tony Vinyoh
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.
Savage Glen and Other Stories
By Ron Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 102,890. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A soul’s trove of stories. Twenty-nine of ’em, running the gamut from sci-fi to human interest. Horror, humor, philosophy, madness. And a special treat for all you cat lovers.
September
By Julia Averbeck
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you draw a word every day in September and let it inspire you to write a story with exactly 100 words? You will find out when you read this book.
All Night Long, I Remember You
By Rona Go
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
0.25 star(3.25 from 4 reviews)
They fell in love when their past wouldn't have allowed them to. Two friends crossed the boundaries of a horizon where only a few had gone. Those who survived vowed never to return again. Will the future be kinder?
A Sprinkling of Lesbian Short Stories
By Q. Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Three of Q. Kelly's previously published short stories come together in this collection, which is free in ebook form. A fourth story is "Welcome to Paradise," which has never officially been published and which serves as the basis of Q. Kelly's novel "Third." In "The Old Woman," Rachel asks an old woman out on a date because of a dare.
Headshots
By Idabel Allen
Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story collection is loaded with shotgun blasts that deliver the goods on life in all its pain and glory. Inside, a boy learns how hard it is to be good in post war Mississippi, a father teaches his beloved daughter her place in the world, and an elderly doctor makes the ultimate sacrifice on a dying planet. All this, plus plenty more to keep an avid reader’s head engaged.
Santa's Ninja Elves
By Lizzy Ford
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.5 star(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Santa’s Ninja Elves: two short stories depicting elite elves whose missions are to protect Santa against all enemies using an assortment of cinna-bombs, candy cane bullets, tinsel traps and throwing bells and intelligence from the fortune-telling Mrs. Clause. After years of dedicated service, Santa decides to reward them by helping them find love on Christmas.
Sui Generis
By Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder," "Les Pensees Dangereuses") presents a sampler of essays and short fiction. The collection features "Heart of Stone," a short story never previously published.
WATER and other stories
By Daron Fraley
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.06 from 18 reviews)
PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).
Just Another Day in Paradise
By Katherine Tomlinson
Price: Free! Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Life in the big city is not for the faint of heart. Shadows lurk in sunlight; blood spills on floors; hope and dread are just two sides of a neon sign; and loneliness is a paper cut on the heart, an invisible wound that eventually kills. In these stories, Katherine Tomlinson explores the dark heart of urban living. It is what it is...Just Another Day in Paradise.