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Flash Fiction 40 Anthology - July 2009
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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.
Ensemble
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Price: Free! Words: 68,320. 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.
24:01 One Minute After
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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!
Savage Glen and Other Stories
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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.
Headshots
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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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.
A Darker Shade of Bright
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Price: Free! Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories within a story of one man's immortality, glory, fall, and return to grace: and finally, to Joy everlasting. A middle-aged cop on enforced leave kidnaps his analyst and compels him to listen to his stories of former lives. The cop is convinced that his memories are real and not mere dreams or imagination. "PTSD", is the analyst's diagnosis. The outcome is undiscovered country...
Off The Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of assorted Short Stories by an Indian Teenager
To Sweeten Boredom
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Price: Free! Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Crisp, enthralling, and well written short stories to lighten your leisure hours or shorten a long journey.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
This Is Not the End
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Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the voices of folk music, and a man discovers a life on a city bus that he’d never thought possible. Plus six more.
A Peculiar Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From best-selling author Lisa Hinsley comes this peculiar collection of short stories with dark themes.
Tales of Ancient Rome Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
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Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
Romance, Crime, Good Food: The Kathleen Valentine Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Kathleen Valentine, author of the Amazon Top Ten Bestselling horror/psychological thriller, “The Crazy Old Lady In The Attic”, this sampler contains four complete short stories, two full essays from her Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook/memoir, plus eight recipes in their entirety. Each story is complete, not a partial sample.
The Elevator Trilogy
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Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This sampler of a collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
When Time Was
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Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Time Was brings memories of when time was simple, exciting and fun; a time when a day was a day long. But as we grow older, time does change. Life molds and shapes us from those times when time was. This is a collection of enjoyable stories to read. A time when times have changed and we wanted them to stay the same.
Night Strike
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Price: Free! Words: 90,570. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
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Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino