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. . . Constant Red . . .
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a time when the one per centers can have their way with whatever they want, they decide the color red is counter-productive. Can they just pull it off the shelves?
Bullfighter
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man goes to Spain, smokes a cigarette, and stands his ground.
Life on Other Moons
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Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the last woman on Earth dies and the moon breaks in half, the male survivors begin to question love, masculinity, and fate. Later, a civilization on the moon begins to rebuild after decades of civil war. Three other stories chart the progress of a boy and his father on their multi-year journey from rural, 1960s Alabama to a war-torn Vietnam and ultimately to the moon.
The Moon 1212
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Series: The Moon Monthly Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Moon monthly magazine featuring work from Lyn Lifshin, t. kilgore splake, Gary Every, Stephen Thom, McArthur Gunter, Janet McCann, and Ali Noel Vyain.
We Were Just Kids
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stream of conciousness piece of flash fiction about a guy in a bar.
Peder and Terese
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At first sight of each other from the fishing boats of their fathers, Peder and Terese fell in love. But Peder was from Hjuvik, Sweden, twenty leagues across the Kattegat from Terese's home in Skagen, Denmark. And when the time came for them to claim each other, the Kattegat would be only one of gulfs to be crossed—the North Sea gale only one of tempests the lammeskyer brings.
Посетительница
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: Russian. Published: November 15, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Короткий рассказ о женщине, пытающейся справиться с ситуацией погружения своей матери в старческое слабоумие. В 2014 году этот рассказ стал победителем ежегодного конкурса короткого рассказа Talus, проводящегося в Университете Эдит Кован в городе Перт (Австралия). Перевел с английского языка и опубликовал Boris Seaweed.
Distortions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novella in stories: In this subtle and nuanced probing of family dynamics, a brother and sister find themselves “in the middle of the kind of stillness that comes from size.” She wants to disappear; he likes mysteries.
Beaver At His Parents' [Episode 1]
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Price: Free! Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every life has a history. Everyone has a home page. Sometimes, to go forward, you have to hit the "back" button. Beaver At His Parents' is a comedy-drama series about Charlie, a lawyer who loses everything and returns to his home town to start over. Episode 1: "Reasonable Foreseeability" Length: 20,000 words
Mixed Media
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Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
MIXED MEDIA is a surreal tale of masterpieces, Delphic sugar cubes, and the promise of new perspectives. What's hidden by what we see?
Live Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He loves live music. He lives for it. Once, live performances were an event: People dressed up, listened reverently, knew how to behave respectfully. No more. Now he must contend with coughs and whispers. Or does he…?
The Exodus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a post-industrial world of energy scarcity, one man finds himself marooned on his island home. Once a major global hub for trade and finance, the island city now lies in decay, its remaining inhabitants cut off from the world and struggling for existence. Faced with dwindling prospects and with nothing to lose, he leaves for another land, in search of a new beginning.
Form Follows Function
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Series: Computer User Fiction · All Earnest Long's Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story, they print a form to fill in every day of their own data, they data enter it and analyse it to make scientific discoveries or improve their own life. Sounds like research but he had not training in doing research. Time will tell if anyt
kClockwork
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Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The big issue with time travel is that there are a zillion issues with time travel. The Torus Club has the money power to work those issues and have vendors working on each one. The Venknams have their hands full with their issue, and as someone puts it, you can't just break into heaven and steal secrets, and holy cow if you did and got caught. Anyone for fried rice?
Rembrandt's Confession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rembrandt is famous for his paintings but not many people know about his personal life. After his wife Saskia had died, his life became embroiled in relationships that would shock the world even today. This short story is about the other side of Rembrandt, that is documented, but few people know of. He was a great artist, but at the same time - a great criminal.
Mediterranean Arms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan lands what seems the greatest summer job of all time. The only problem? It’s unpaid. But, surely, seeing as she gets to lie in the sun all day, topping up her tan for free, it can’t be all bad? A story of sun, sea and reflection. Mediterranean Arms: A Short Story.
The Prisoner of War (Pilot): Part I of the Serial Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious warrior held for ransom. A small, brave kingdom under threat from a distant monarch. Three young people unknowingly swept up by history, whose personal choices could shift the course of a nation. THE PRISONER OF WAR is a story of romance and political intrigue set deep in the Viking Age.
Ash (George Ash Chronicles Book 2)
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Series: George Ash Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mourning the loss of a young patient, famous heart surgeon Dr. George Ash is fighting depression. He is completely disengaged at work, sleepless at night, and meanders through the urban jungle of Los Angles highrises and sprawling cemeteries. His boss, Cheryl, forces him to speak at a cardiology conference in Boston accompanied by an exuberant hospital volunteer named Matt. *free ebook*
Beware Marjorie
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amy Whittaker has been living on the streets since losing her home to a ruthless woman she knows as Marjorie McAdams. Now she's lost in the country and manages to find shelter under a truck topper propped up on straw bales. Sadly this is the best shelter she'd had since Marjorie stole her home. Now what will she do? This short story is 6.4k words.
Lucid Dreaming - October 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The October issue includes, "The Circle,” where a movie guides a father's end of life actions and “Secret Weapon,” where a visitor to Earth has an interesting offer for a man.