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Short Shorts & Longer Tales
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
The Elevator Trilogy
Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
Wild Rides
Price: Free! Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Seven original stories,with excerpts from the novels "The Very Swift Witches" and "Magic Trixie and the Crystal Witch", make a wonderful introduction to the world of Author Wayne Hicks.
Two Dark Truths
Price: Free! Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Two Dark Truths is a collection of one longish short story (“I Killed Hemingway”) and one novella (“A Larry Comes”). Please see the individual stories here in Smashwords for details.
Seven True Lies
Price: Free! Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven True lies is a collection of five stories and two novellas. It includes: “Beast,” “Angels,” “Hell’s Father,” “I Killed Hemingway,” “Bristlecone Buddha,” “Boil a Manchild for Odin,” and “Only the Albatross Remembers” — please see my individual stories here in Smashwords for more details.
Egomania
Price: Free! Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What is this book all about? Well, I could say it is about promotion of my books, which wouldn’t be totally false. On the other hand, it is about writing, as a profession, and reveals what goes into putting together books for publication. It also offers some prime examples of my own writing in essays, stories and articles. And it is a freebee! To boot! Over 80,000 words!
Spies: 7 Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Seven short spy stories like you've never seen before: from a man lost in a vortex of illusion, to a boogying alien infiltrating the inaugural ball of a U.S. president...to intense corporate espionage, to the story of a man recruited by a shadow agency that thinks itself above the law - these science fiction tales of intrigue will keep you turning the pages.
Scheherazade’s Box
You set the price! Words: 125,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories, spanning a variety of genres such as science fiction, paranormal, fantasy, romance, and others.
Genuine Aboriginal Democracy
Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
An anthology of wonderfully quirky short stories including: Uncertain Trysts, His Faithful Companion, Big Paper Skeleton, Fantasy Artifact, Genuine Aboriginal Democracy, Mother's Woman-Marine Bra, Work Out Your Own Salvation, Consciousness Raising, Metamorphosis of Me, Snake Dance Disaster, and On the Rio Mayo.
Honored: 7 Honorable Mention Stories from the Writers of the Future Contest
Price: Free! Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Each of the seven meaty stories in this novel-length sci-fi collection earned an Honorable Mention in the world-renowned Writers of the Future contest over the past several years. This anthology includes four The File, Pause, Seer, Superthread, A Slave to Race, Decisions Decisions, and the previously-unpublished New Beginnings – the most recent of the stories to receive the honor.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
24:01 One Minute After
Price: Free! Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology of horror, science fiction and fantasy short stories, some dark and some light but all challenging the bounds of your imagination. You will begin with an experiment in nano-biotechnology gone very wrong, end with an alternate reality on Olde Aearth, and in between experience everything from dragons and wizards to a hurricane and misadventures in space!
A Darker Shade of Bright
Price: Free! Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Stories within a story of one man's immortality, glory, fall, and return to grace: and finally, to Joy everlasting. A middle-aged cop on enforced leave kidnaps his analyst and compels him to listen to his stories of former lives. The cop is convinced that his memories are real and not mere dreams or imagination. "PTSD", is the analyst's diagnosis. The outcome is undiscovered country...
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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.
Night Strike
Price: Free! Words: 90,570. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.
Off The Edge
Price: Free! Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A collection of assorted Short Stories by an Indian Teenager
Plato's Cave During the Slicer Wars and other short stories
Price: Free! Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
During the darkest days of the Slicer Wars will the Allegory of Plato's Cave be enough to save all of mankind?
Ensemble
Price: Free! Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.