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Questionstruck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Keyhole Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Questionstruck traces the line of questioning throughout Calvin Trillin’s twenty-five books, compiling all of Trillin's interrogatives—the rhetorical, the political, and the victual—into one dizzying collection. Questionstruck is an inventive and experimental text that begs to be defined.
There's Nothing Romantic About Washing the Dishes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories, most of which are based on true events. All of which show a rare side from science fiction and fantasy writer, Katrina Joyner. Silver Over It Ghost in the Water The Glass of Cappuccino
Envisioning: A Collection Of Speculative Fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The worlds in this collection are similar to our current world. Perhaps, one could say that they represent what would have happened in the past, in the near future and in a far-flung (and still possible) future?
From the Dreams of Morpheus: Five Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of five short storys of science fiction and the supernatural. You'll journey from the tormented dreams of a prisoner on a distant planet, to a graveyard encounter unlike any other, to the mysterious suicide of an entire alien civilization, to a radio that receives whispers from the universe, to the most frightening airplane ride of your life. This is a collection best read at night!
Tenerife Tall Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This first collection, in a trilogy of speculative stories is set on, around, and even under, the magical Canary Island of Tenerife. It has an introduction by the legendary American SF author, Harry Harrison, and won the top award in the SF category of the 2009 New York Beach Book Festival. The 17 quirky tales include - Black Hole, Smaller than Life, Evolution, Hologhosts, and Long Term Survival.
Midnight on Halloween
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
31 very short stories for those Halloween lovers counting down the days until midnight on Halloween. Find tales of living dough men and their pumpkin pets, marketers gone mad, the post-apocalyptic mosquito city, extreme gaming gone wrong, snake women and werecats, and more! Something for everyone. Perfect as a gift or for reading on the bus. Strange and provocative -- not your everday stuff!
Beyond the Veil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Throughout history, men have been fascinated by what happens when the planes of living and nonliving touch. It’s been the basis of horror, inspirational, and romanticized tellings. This work asks one question. Can love survive parting, and what happens when the lovers meet again? Enclosed are three award-winning stories by Brenna Lyons on the subject of reaching beyond the veil.
The Many Mini-Adventures of Abner the Gopher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Note: The Gopher Chronicles has been released which contains all these tales and many more... Abner, the old fashion and adventuring gopher, travels the world looking for adventure. Join the celebrated rodent for a comical adventure as he bumps elbows with pirates, becomes a veggetable, finds love, gets eaten, and so many more.
ShapeShifter: The Demo Tapes (Year 2)
Series: The Trevolution, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Demo Tapes: Year 1 introduced the reading public to ShapeShifter and the two men behind this fictional band: Trevor Wolff and Mitchell Voss. The Demo Tapes: Year 2 brings you more of the short fiction that brings these people to vivid life. Year 2 delves more deeply into love, friendships, and the inside workings of ShapeShifter. Vive la Trevolution!
Tales of Pneuma 02: A Deep Dark Place
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When college student Liam Wheelwright investigates the gruesome deaths of his parents, he discovers a chocolate shop that claims to sell "emotional chocolate." This is the second short story in the collection.
ShapeShifter: The Demo Tapes: Year 1
Series: The Trevolution, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A band's demo tape is intended to introduce listeners to their music. Likewise, this collection of short pieces allows readers into the fictional world of Trevor Wolff and his band, ShapeShifter. From the day Trevor and Mitchell meet to the pinnacle of success, these loosely linked stories will let you hang with a rock band. Vive la Trevolution!
Christmas Awakenings
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A compilation of four uplifting, inspirational short stories about a widower and younger woman, and young families finding the true meaning of Christmas through bad luck and raw personal experiences.
Besop's Fables
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Aesop Updated: The Sequel: More answers to questions you never asked: Where is Political Correctness in the 22nd. Century? Why did the Unicorn become extinct? Did Momma really know best? How do you spot a loser? Were the Good Old Days really that good? And why is the Prince of Paradoxia living on the street? Who knows? Well, you will, if you can spare $2.
Sage: Tales from a Magical Kingdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sword and Sorcery meets Agatha Christie: Three novellas introduce the Kingdom of Sage and those who protect its boundaries. Toil, Trouble and Rot: Sage is under attack from a deadly and mysterious enemy. Dungeons and Decay: Find out how far a mother will go when her child is in danger. Call to Arms: Every hand is needed when a ghost invades the kingdom demanding old wrongs be righted.
Night of the Girl Scouts And Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Girl Scouts attack! And more! A short collection of stories from the slightly off-base mind of Abner Senires. A dare gone bad, a girl and her demon, and the title story are among the offerings. Read and wonder: "What the hell?"
Eclectic Lights
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic collection of short stories which first saw the light of day as finalists in various writing contests. Nothing heavy, nothing complicated, just something to pass the time on your plane trip, or your train trip, or a wet Sunday afternoon (and half the price of a magazine!)
Aesop Updated
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Aesop's works aren't really outdated, but he wrote for a simpler time. He never had to deal with a cranky computer, a politically correct moron, a suffocating committee meeting, a manager who could not manage or a leader who has no idea how to lead. For those of us who do, or did, or one day might, here are fourteen fables which are more appropriate to living and working in the Third Millennium.
Flash Fiction 40 Anthology - July 2009
Price: Free! Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009 by Mark Coker. Categories: 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.
The Amish versus the Mime
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The epic battle between the feirce Amish and the brutal mime. Could a battle so intense have a clear victor? For more visit www.banocanut.com
Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(Rated "G" for General Audience) ... Can love be found in the strangest places? Follow the paths of the heart and the stars and find out. ... The Ugliness Without ... Stardust ... Ghost of a Story ... Cathy & the Dolphin ... The Gently Cursed