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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 » 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.
The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This collection of short stories by Nicholas Bridgman delves into finding beauty and love in unexpected places, including when young classical musicians develop a passion for jazz and for each other, vacations to the Grand Canyon and Ireland go horribly wrong, a grandfather sends his grandson a gift from beyond the grave, and a man with schizophrenia finds himself incarcerated.
A Novella Idea
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Biographical
Agent A~O (Al Nino) texts Agent 33 (the author) out of the blue on an overcast February day in Charlotte, requesting 'ideas'. He then calls Agent 33 to learn more about an upcoming novella involving sex robots. Al seems to be high on something and is very intrigued by the whole concept of sex robots. He keeps up the questioning, interspersed with zingers, to fish out Agent 33's 'angle' of attack.
Time Is A Pool
You set the price! Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Everyone has a defining moment in his or her life; most of us have several. Sometimes, we recognize them when they occur; sometimes, we only recognize them in retrospect. Some are never known to us. Time Is A Pool is a collection of ten flash fiction stories in which the main character in each experiences a life-defining or life-affirming moment.
Fiction Abomination
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Need a few tale tales to kill time while you're stuck at the airport or in a queue? Flash Fiction is the answer! Tiny tales suitable for a quick read on the bus, the laundromat, whenever the boss isn’t looking. Pocket fiction for your phone, any time. Enjoy quick shots of my favorite genres. All tales are between 40 and 500 words.
Flash! Vol. 1
You set the price! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Brady Koch's abbreviated murders, tiny apocalypses, and weird happenstance are all collected in Flash! Vol. 1. These 50 stories are exercises in horror, sci-fi, crime and the unusual all distilled down to the essential components of storytelling. Cannibals, criminals, and the curious will all find something to like in these brief, dark tales.
Bedtime
Series: Flash Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
The fourth entry in the "Flash Fiction" series tells the story of a father putting his son to bed.
Seventeen: A Collection of 7 Teen Love Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best friends who fall in love with each other. Best friends who don't. A teenage journalist who's investigating her dream guy's secret identity. And the perennial "heroine's best friend" finally gets her own love story. These stories remind you of when you were seventeen, and love was the biggest adventure.
An Arduous Task
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In an African village setting, Katanga was charged with a crime he committed (and admittedly guilty) some twenty years earlier as a rebel fighter during his country’s civil war. Now forced as a sober adult to confront one woman who has the courage to summon him before a somewhat new generation of villagers as they discuss reconciliation.
Second Chance
Series: The Alethean Legacy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A death during an alcohol and drug fuelled evening leads to Chris Howells’ arrest in Las Vegas. Facing a possible death penalty for his crime, his father sees no alternative but to send Ryan Marshall, a soldier of the British SAS, to break Howells out of jail and smuggle him out of America.
Pandora's Casket
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve Players Twelve Cells One Doctor One Winner A story... and other scribblings
Quick Change, The Great Detective, & Wheels of Justice
Series: Criminal Encounters. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Included in this collection: Quick Change The Great Detective Wheels of Justice
Laura's Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laura's Shorts is a random collection of unrelated short stories. Many were prepared in response to prompts or criteria of competitions, all were prepared for the sheer joy of storytelling.
Secrets and Lies
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
At least part of the facade most families present to those outside is composed of secrets and lies. Some are more serious and go deep into the bedrock of the family. But all must eventually be faced and resolved if there is to be peace and safety.
Out of the Sun and Other Pop Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: British English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six original stories inspired by chart hits by Elvis Presley, Wings (Paul McCartney), Terry Jacks and others.