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Hooking Your Class
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Hooking Your Class", (approx. 930 words) which depicts the initial attempt, on the first day of class, by a teacher to connect with his group of Sociology students.
Class Dismissed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Class Dismissed" (approx. 3500 words), which takes you through the first day and a half of a high school AP Philosophy class, taught by a new young teacher, whose iconoclastic approach results in some interesting classroom dynamics.
Commencement
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Commencement", (approx. 3900 words) where a girl watches from the stage at her Yale graduation ceremony while her dad dies of a heart attack. Her subsequent matriculation takes on the form of returning home to comfort her mother, not pursuing her career as planned. Only to be rescued by a favorite Uncle.
The Cooler
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "The Cooler", (approx. 1400 words) which depicts a job interview for a Mediator, and the applicant is a bartender, attempting to transfer his interpersonal skills to the corporate world.
Counseling? I Don't Need No Stinking Counseling
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Counseling", (approx. 2100 words) depicting a therapy session where a man struggles with the decline of his marriage.
Niente salvia a maggio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Italian. Published: July 17, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Comparve tra le curiosità del mondo, in ultima pagina sui quotidiani nazionali, un piccolo trafiletto d’agenzia: la notizia di un suicidio. L’uomo si era decapitato costruendosi una ghigliottina nella camera da letto. Sembra che l’avesse costruita in una sola giornata, approfittando dell’assenza dei famigliari. Perché? Pensai che l’uomo ci volesse comunicare qualcosa. Sentii il bisogno di capire.
Redford & Newman: Last Call
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You set the price! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Redford and Newman: Last Call", (approx. 9000 words). The two great American actors meet on the night one year prior to Newman's death of lung cancer. They exchange barbs, sentimentality and wordless commentary over a final evening of cocktails and dinner, much as they did onscreen, though in this case, unedited and in real life.
The Talk
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "The Talk", (approx. 3850 words) chronicling the events before, during and after two parents have the 'sex' talk with their two teenagers, a boy and a girl.
Watchin' Scotty Grow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Watchin' Scotty Grow". A father on his death bed writes his eulogy for his son and only child (approx. 970 words).
One Night in the Village
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "One Night in the Village", (approx. 2800 words) that finds a young couple, a man from Boston and a Jersey girl, meeting at a party in New York City's Greenwich Village, then improving their atmosphere by walking to a bar where the conversation is free flowing and increasingly intimate.
An Afternoon Can Last Forever, In Provence
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You set the price! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, (approx. 6500 words), titled “An Afternoon Can Last Forever, In Provence”. A wandering American stumbles on a hidden natural paradise in southeast France, inhabited by a woman who looks like him, thinks like him, and with whom he shares a fear of love.
Bogey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Bogey”, (approx. 2475 words). A middle aged couple struggles with tragedy involving their only son.
Grand Canyon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Grand Canyon”, (approx. 1400 words). A 30 year old man, fresh from his cousin’s funeral, sits on the rim of the Grand Canyon and muses about man’s destiny, and if his path is ultimately futile.
Death of a Talisman
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You set the price! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retired newspaper columnist looks into the anonymous death of a man in his old home town.
A Life Unlived
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “A Life Unlived”, (approx. 1140 words) about a father’s thoughts as he holds his three week old son who has just died, having never escaped the ICU of the hospital in which he was born.
Shank Beach
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Shank Beach", (approx. 1300 words). A defeated man assesses his life in an alcohol-fueled, pre-dawn reflection on a local beach.
Precocious
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Precocious", (approx. 1100 words). A ten year old boy recalls his life as an only child before and after his mom's death when he was eight.
Beaner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A Stanford grad goes undercover as a Central California farm worker to research the culture for a book.
Train Wreck: Final Stop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story titled “Train Wreck” (approx 1600 words). A despondent man on the eve of his 55th birthday ponders the question, 'why not', in regards to taking his own life and leaving his war hero father to fend for himself.
Yesterday, When I Was Young
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, (approx. 3000 words) about one evening where a widower drinks, muses and reminisces about what his life may have been like had his wife lived.