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The Dark Side
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A second-person short story, The Dark Side follows a few minutes of a couple’s life which we soon learn has not been a happy one.
Feeding the Father (free short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Inspired by true events, this short first-person fictional monologue follows a poignant turning point in a man's life.
BEETLE
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You think you may be afraid to find yourself in the middle of a dark wood, in the middle of the night? But how would it be if you were really small? Smaller than an owl, and even smaller than a bat... BEETLE (a short story), tells the account of a Stag beetle who finds himself in such frightening circumstances. Vulnerable and miniscule, will he manage to evade the hungry?
Moments From Within
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 12 poems by Christopher Kneipp
Leximandra Reports, and other tales
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Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this four-story anthology, Mr Pitren Warvel makes a mess of his sorcery; a young reporter pursues Lady Evastany Glostrum for an interview; Rikbeek the gwaystrel encounters a spy; and the Sanfaer family develop a new approach to keeping poultry.
Skins (flash fiction mini collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Summary: A 5000-word mini collection for animal lovers by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. She will work at developing more stories with the subject of "animal rights" in mind. * * * Genre: Flash Fiction | 5,000 words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
Poems from the Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Poetry by Kenneth Paul Jones from his novel The Pit of Raeben as well as other similarly dark crevices.
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.
My Half of The Story
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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.
101 Drabble Prompts
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Where do you turn when you need an idea for a drabble or short story. Look in 101 Drabble Prompts.
Poems About Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection poems by award winning author Robert A. Chapin. The Wall - Three Fighting Men - and The Vietnam Unknown. The Wall released in (1982), gained national attention and presidential acclaim. Three Fighting Men by sculptor Frederick Hart represents the statue at the entrance to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Vietnam Unknown (identified in 1998)is from Arlington National Cemetery.
Death Calls
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Price: Free! Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A free collection of short stories, poems and other goodies. Each piece in Death Calls touches on life’s journey, death or dying in Courtney Vail’s own freakish way. Some works are quirky, some funny, some gross, some resonating, but all pretty weird. Enjoy!
The Rise & Fall of Basskick
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Series: The Prodigal Sons. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"The year I turned forty was the year it hit me at last that I wasn't going to make it as a rock star." Getting old is a nasty realization to have to make. But when our hero small-town buddies got together to form a hard-rock band a decade and a half ago, they had something. A kind of magic. Can they grab that magic again, years later? A follow-on to the novel The Prodigal Sons (also an ebook).
Waking Up Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jake Bradclaw had been struggling with unemployment. The stress from being rejected by every job he applied for along with his wife being the only provider for the household, was getting to him. One day, Jake wakes up to find his wife and daughter gone. When they do not return home, he seeks out to find them only to discover the horrifying truth...
Red Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Red Moon Slices of Life are fragments torn from the daily lives of side characters of the novel Red Moon’s Reflection. They are not full stories; their only goal is to show the characters more in detail and serve as a teaser (if you haven’t read Red Moon’s Reflection) or an extra (if you have read it).
September
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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.
Nurse Linda Villani and Her Love For Preston Cunningham
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An excerpt from the novel by Robert A. Chapin "Orphans Of The Mourning". The main character is Preston Cunningham assigned to Vietnam as a top secret cryptographer, but is nothing more than a "scrounge". In this episode he has just been rescued. Beaten and bruised he is recovering from his ordeal at a POW hospital in South Vietnam. The exploits continue. He falls in love with his nurse.
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.
Dead Limbs and Leaves
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Price: Free! Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of a variety of short short stories, and essays that may stir and warm your hearts. Although they may be short, they still bring a powerful message and an enduring ending. The stories are fun with plots that takes the reader on a journey of words fulfilling a message unto an enjoyable evening of reading. It is a short book with high hopes.
You Dirty Rat
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laoshu can tell you the true story, for he was there. You see, the story of the Chinese Zodiac is not what we have been told, and Laoshu is here to set the record straight with wit and keen insight into all things Chinese. This short story comes from The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories by Adam Tervort and is free for download.