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Inappropriate: Three Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
3 short stories about irrational emotions between 2 people. ‘Deadline’ tells of Andrea, about to bag the ideal boyfriend. Only her tutor and her late thesis stand in the way. ‘Outside’ recounts of Deke, an ex-con doing community service outside the home of single mother, Elaine. And ‘Nice’ follows the life of Durante, suspicious of his girlfriend, who keeps getting texts from a secret admirer.
Hubris on Roller Skates: Short Stories for Smart People
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
In this fascinating collection, David often examines the emotions of women of all ages – sometimes in a woman’s voice. He lampoons and surprises – ranging from Assyrian kings to touching romances to cunning old men and some science fiction. Look out for unexpected endings and the consequences of hubris – acting with excessive self-confidence. Some of this material touches on grown-up themes.
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay
Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay is a collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes that use fantasy and the harsh realities of ordinary life to explore the impact of solitude, sorrow, hope, and longing on how we see and believe in the world.
Electric Chair
Series: Suicidal Intentions, Part Three. Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nathaniel and Karen are on a drive to escape life's problems for the weekend. Stopping at a secluded area the two meet a familiar traveler named Ashura, similar to Karen in many ways though not afraid to act on her desires. Bearing concealed features, she holds murderous intentions. A body of heavenly hosts with hellish stratagem will turn the couple’s camp destination into a scene of chaos.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 25
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 25” a single Korean guy living in New Zealand with a good job admits to letting others split up his relationship and his fixed ideas meant he gave up his sport. Has complying with others wishes and holding fixed ideas the best way to live? Now he is away from his home country does he still have to obey their rules? What has he learnt? Check it out.
Short Frictions
You set the price! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Robots, aliens, vampires and evil corporations (wait, we already said vampires, didn’t we) will thrill you in this collection of short stories.
A Breath of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A Breath of Fiction is a unique collection of 200 stories, each made up of exactly 200 words. The stories range in mood from serious to enigmatic to poignant to silly. Some closely examine ordinary moments that might easily be overlooked. Others open a window to the fantastic and to the impossible. But all of the stories are concerned with what it means to experience life.
Old Blood
Series: Old Blood, The Beginning. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Imagine your life as a vampire. How would you survive? What would you eat? How could you handle yourself around other humans who have beating hearts? How would you face the one you really love? Would you tell them that you are a vampire? Would you change them? Or would you lead them on with a web of lies?
Nine Weeks of Tweets
Series: Tweets by @C_Brand_Author, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The eagerly awaited sequel to Seven Weeks of Tweets! A collection of 43 #vss tweets from @C_Brand_Author. #vss is the hashtag for 'very short stories'. There are several different prompts tweeted daily or weekly on twitter by different people. Some invite poetry as well as very short stories and some have a word limit.
World Cup Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
World Cup Dreams is a challenge that author Chris Harvey set himself during the FIFA World Cup of Brazil in 2014. To bring together his love of writing and football he decide to write a short story or poem of between 300 and 500 words every day of the World Cup. The challenge was successfully completed and this book contains all thirty two short stories released durng the World Cup.
El guardián de la fantasía
Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Strange Lives of Black Folks
Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange spirits share their stories of regret with a new soul ready to enter or reenter the world. What they share reflect defining moments in each of their lives that prevented them from carrying out their purpose. In order to find peace they must properly prepare this soul to complete their unfinished work on earth
Denim Shorts & Foxy Tales
Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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The third collection by John Muir. Eight stories, including a novella, encompass a range of genres.Some take a poke at the seriousness many people have of their life, expecting others to fit the pigeon-holes they have created. Viewpoints vary from the innocent self-belief of children, and what they consider important, to the super serious dogma of others. Then some whoops factors are thrown in.
Twas Within A Minute
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a black and white world where true colours show, a beautiful woman's fate is badly painted by the brush of soccer.
Memories Short Story - Drag Racing
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of a young girl's events at one of the biggest events of her life.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 24
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 24” an attractive, well educated, unmarried Chinese girl has a good job, her own home, but no boyfriend. Has being born a twin or being too successful or being a “left-over woman”, affected her life? What has she learnt? Check it out.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 23
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 23” Michael, a teacher, is fascinated by the reason a female student from Northern India has come to New Zealand where she enjoyed living in a small rural city. This short story sets out the brutal challenges facing women from India where traditional rural practices still dominate, giving men undue power over females.
The War Within
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the first short story of the collection that I'll be publishing shortly. The story is based on the emotions and mental turmoil of a young man.
Ride Along
Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
After getting beaten by his girlfriend’s brother, thirteen-year-old Tudu joins the gym to build muscles and take revenge. He believes his determination can make up for his small size. 'Ride Along' contains three stories that say how men at times bite off more than they can chew.
The Loner Stands Tall
Price: Free! Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Three short stories that focus on the importance of living for yourself. Kunal refuses to give his crops for charity to the neighboring drought hit village. But the government forces him otherwise. 'Indignated Robbery' shows how Kunal fights against the society to get his crops back. Other stories revolve around placing yourself above others.