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To Inhabit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Existential romp with chairs. Something essential is lost and subsequently sought for in the strangest places.
Fun with Dick and Jane
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Dick wants fun. He has no dog. He has no cat. No Spot. No Puff. But he has a plan. See Dick board the plane. See Dick fly away. Far, far away. Hello happiness! Goodbye Jane
Died Happy
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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'So far, my favourite part of dying is death himself. Or herself, for that matter.' This short and savvy story takes the reader on a tour of the place we go to when we're done with this one. Filled with accountants and plagued by a human resources problem, it's a very different view of the afterlife.
A Work in Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tawana Saunders is writing the great American novel. Problem is, six months into the project, she’s only got a rough draft plus three lousy paragraphs.
Vitriol (English Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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V.i.t.r.i.o.l.’s heroine has lost the key to her past. Memories of her childhood and adolescence are gone. They are blank pages, empty of any times in her life. An emptiness that is destroying her, ruining her ability to have a life. Until the memory comes back. And along with it, the terrifying meaning of the word 'incest'.
The Grid: An Urban Legend
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"Self-sufficiency", "Independence". These are good concepts, but bad things can happen when you go too far. Just be glad it's the neighbors instead of you. Download this free short story by George Wier. It's the only way to shut him up!
Teddy's Family, Now in it's Sixth Season!
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The theme of societal pressure is an interesting one. The pressure to carry a television series, if you're the star, must be incredible, and over the years we've all seen many who have cracked under that strain. But not Teddy.
Seven Stories About Working in a Bookstore
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Memoir based fiction of a young man's days of petty theft at a strip-mall bookstore.
One More Winter: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
A Road Painted in Scarlet
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The infamous Highway 74 in Southern California can be a death trap of a road. There’s even a store that sells a T-shirt with the logo: I SURVIVED THE ORTEGA HIGHWAY. Let me tell you about someone who never earned that shirt. I didn't murder him. But what happened haunts me to this day. And the kicker? This story's real.
The Truth About Jack and Ray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
Deus Ex Machina
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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A very short story about nothing in particular.
A Quarter Yellow Sun
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Based on a true tale from the author's hometown, 'A Quarter Yellow Sun' is the story of an aged war veteran, alone in the world and preparing for his final crusade. This story was nominated in 2011 for ‘The Pushcart Prize’.
Monkey: An Indian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Tugli lives happily in a metal box on a friendly street where vendors hawk wares and a Buddhist stupa sits at his back. Everything pretty much goes the same way for a long time, until one day, the pickle lady stops delivering the pickles. After that, a disgruntled monkey, a three-legged dog and a kindly old woman pretty much disrupt the course of Tugli’s life forever...
Honduras
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
When We
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mendicant Bookworks presents "When We" a series of three interlocked poetic-chains about a father and son, how they break and recombine, how their relationship is imagined and re-imagined, and how they are one -- no matter when. More fine experimental short fiction from J.A. Tyler.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
Going to Liard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A loving wife. A doting mother. A runaway.
The Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Nothing could prepare for their fate as they attempted to climb the most dangerous mountain in the world.