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Wednesday’s Child & Number 18 (two flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the first (500-word) story, Wednesday's child, we meet sixteen-year-old George Foxbury at his grand papa's will reading where Byron Salisbury, of Salisbury, Peech and Talbot, has to break the not so good news. In the second (542-word) story, Number 18, we meet Sébastien Tellier, at a folk singers’ café as he attempts to sing two love songs.
Queen Idia's Africa: Creating Decent Jobs
Series: Queen Idia's Africa. Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What would Africa have been like if it had never been colonized? In Creating Decent Jobs Oyo travels to London to visit a disused factory building that is going to be converted to make affordable clothes for the locals and create jobs. Part of a collection of 10 short stories published during 2016.
Scribbler Tales Volume Four
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Scribbler Tales Volume Four includes: Abducted, Cunning, Enamored, Reckless, Safeguard.
Openings - Writing Prompts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories written for an online workshop. Today people.
Town
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A brief collection of poems and short stories. Orion is a small port town, located at the southernmost point of the sound — a safe harbor.
Scribbler Tales Volume One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Scribbler Tales Volume One includes: Desperate Measures, Forbidden Lore, Forever Lost, The Hourglass, Sail with Me.
Laundry Day (Three Short Tales of Love & Madness)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Laundry Day, the world is held hostage by an alien force that puts the fate of mankind in the hands of an ambivalent young man. In Theodore & the Red Light, one man's quest for sugar becomes an odyssey of self-loathing when he gets into an argument with a stop light. In Nicholas and Ana, the last atomic bomb is about to be dropped, but not before Nicholas can reconcile with his estranged wife.
Heart's Desire
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Anger flares and Love ignites.... A bag of gold to pick up a trinket from an old friend, that's what the wizard said, and it didn't sound like such a bad deal until Conraydin found out who his travelling companion was going to be. . . the woman he had assumed dead for the last five years. Anger flares and love ignites in this heartbreaking and magical short story about making your own destiny.
Scribbler Tales Volume Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Volume Two includes: Broken Promises, Deception, Endgame, Malice and The Portrait.
Queen Idia's Africa: The Migrant Problem
Series: Queen Idia's Africa. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
What would Africa have been like if it had never been colonized? Illegal European migrants are flooding into Africa in the hope of a better life. The Minister of Overseas Development is worried that the migrant crisis will be used to vote her out of office in the upcoming elections. Oyo is sent to make sure that doesn't happen. Part of a collection of 10 short stories published during 2016.
Hercules Was a Dangerous Drunk (9 Cracked Retellings of Classic Greek Myths)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of nine very short stories, both popular and obscure Greek myths are retold with an often humorous twist. First, Hercules invites himself to the palace of King Admetus and drunkenly attempts to bring his wife back from Hades. The next eight tales cover a host of fantastic failures, including scandalized goddesses, fallen heroes, overworked demons and very naughty sculptors.
Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.44 from 9 reviews)
Death is wicked . . . Follow Yetunde as she narrates her mother's ode to her grandmother. It is the Yoruba praise poetry for a mother known as Oriki Iya This is a short story dedicated to past, present and future mothers. A perfect mother's day present The book is mostly in English and any Yoruba words are translated, so everyone can enjoy the book fully
Weird Flashes: A Collection of Strange Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
What kind of stories come from strange flash fiction word prompts like "blubbery steel kisses"? A collection of weird and unusual stories featuring phrases like "She was okay with the spaceships, the robots...hell, even the elephants were cool with her, but when she spotted the lovely Lorraine she lost it."
Scribbler Tales Volume Five
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume five includes: Bloodlust, Illusion, Manhunt, Pandemic, Revenge
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
Cinque brevissimi racconti
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: Italian. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cinque fulminanti brevissimi racconti. L'idea condensata all'essenziale in queste short stories (alcune già apparse su riviste e giornali) dove il superfluo è deliberatamente tralasciato. Il nucleo del racconto è un gesto, una parola, un sentimento. Cinque flash accecanti che fotografano l'animo umano.
The Complications of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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The Complications of Life is a collection of short stories that remind us of just that, the complicated nature of life. These stories are a peak into the world of men and women in the hereafter of their lives, doing the best with what they have left.
Fiction Addiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here are still more (71 more!) tiny tales in a variety of genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Fairy Tale and Other—Speculative Fiction. Flash, micro, nano, drabbles and dribbles. Short (very short, really really short) tales, from the author of Flush the Fiction and Unwashed Fiction.
To Live is to Fight
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
To Live is to Fight is a collection of four fictional short stories that have been written throughout Amber's college career. The short stories range from horror and uncertainty to self-motivate and insecurity. They're brought together by an underlying theme in each of the stories: The unexpected struggles that life can dish out and how one's actions can determine the outcome.
Memory Is Desire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Memory Is Desire is the first of a series short fiction singles. This collection contains stories about a love that could never be, a Bukowski-esque ramble about getting drunk in an airport bar, a meditation on everyday wisdom, and first love--lost and found.