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Conjuring Dreams or Learning to Write by Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Magic-wielders, shape-shifters, mermaids, empaths and diviners and even teddy bears and computer programmers wander through 26 stories, written into life for situations thought-provoking, compelling or absurd.
Spare Parts
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Series: Principal Parts, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a city on the edge of the continent - in a place where the real and the surreal melt in a foggy fondue and everything is possible - on streets where homeless people get heckled by defunct Roman Emperors, where lovers tell their futures by deciphering tattoos and Death is just one of many tenants barely making a living out of transient hotels, in such a city, what would it take surprise someone?
The Lost
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Price: Free! Words: 55,540. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven short stories about bog men, swamp hags, witches' curses, hell hounds, pagans, slavic gods, death wishes, bucket lists, professional vigilantes, musical necromancy, artificial intelligence, demonic possession, aphrodisiacs and satyrs.
The Collected Horrors of Tim Wellman
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Price: Free! Words: 79,950. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
The collected horror stories of award-winning author, Tim Wellman. This book contains eighteen tales of terror and suspense, including two novelettes! From spooky little girls to Appalachian yarns, film noir tough guys to bigfoot, you're sure to find something you like in this collection, all written in 2013.
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
25 Christmas Eves
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Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Twenty-five tales of pirates, demons, ghosts, galactic wars and other classic holiday fare.
My Other Shorts & Formal Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
N.Z Book of the Week on TV's The Book Show 2013. 17 more wonderfully witty, superb suspense and seriously sad tales, situated in any of dozens of countries. Fiction, expanding on incidents that could have happened to anyone. Themes from comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in one story. Length varies from 750 words to a 13,000 word novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
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Price: Free! Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
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Price: Free! Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Unwise Guys
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Price: Free! Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rocco and Jimmy are the lowest ranking members of the Italian mafia, and their eccentric boss always gives them the worst jobs; anything from picking up his dry-cleaning, to carrying out a hit on a rival boss's dog. "Unwise Guys" chronicles the ridiculous and often hilarious escapades of two gangsters with unique (and sometimes warped) perspectives on the world, their work, and life in general.
Egomania
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Price: Free! Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Essay » Literature
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!
Scheherazade’s Box
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You set the price! Words: 125,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: 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.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
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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.