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My Metal Mind
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The trees. If we ignore them will they just go away? The 'The' saga continues again.
The End of her Time
Price: Free! Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sophie's sixty-seventh birthday brings back memories of the old days: her wonderful past with her husband and prize-winning horses. But all that's changed now, and this birthday begins a new phase of her life -- or is it the end? This book includes a sneak preview of the novel, Racing on a Wire.
Unforseen Times
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Short fiction: A childhood friend sweetens the life of a crusty Vermont snowplow operator after his mother's death.
Birds Under the Water, Heaven Moves
Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Live, and replicate. We want your kind but not you anymore. Breathe of the pollen, burst of the pollination, and outward. Give the seed to the ground, but what is this? He's still here across the water, holding himself, shivering in the grasses. Why does the sun only warm him of the drops of spring? It is, “Why does it feed us?,” but we don't ask those questions anymore.
In the Cold of the Day
Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They've got a hand on their hands, and they don't know what to do about it. Aside from that, the Strand family has moved to the country to open a bed and breakfast. Alas, they are on the outskirts of Le District 49, France's answer to Area 51. Sorry about that France. And worse, grandma comes to visit. Uh oh.
Blood
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 13, 2015 by Elemental Editoração. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Blood é uma apresentação dos personagens que surgem nas páginas do livro Revelações, primeiro livro da série Dirty Vampires que ainda não foi lançado. Em Blood você vai ler os principais capítulos sobre os personagens do livro Revelações.
Flames
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A woman finds the form of her missing lover in the flames of a fire, but lacks caution as to what they can consume.
Persephone
You set the price! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
A wife succumbs to insanity on the night of her marriage and her husband is left alone in an empty house. Filled with despair and longing, he sets out on a dream-filled voyage to find her.
I Feel So Damn Good
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's not going to be just another Monday for him. He feels too good for that, now that the decision has been made. Instead he turns, and walks away.
The Mass-Clones of DDD
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet DDD, dimensional being. If you were a dimensional being, mass-less, as opposed to a time being, us, and you felt you must, how do you think you would communicate? Maybe the question is, what might make you think you might?
Écoutes, Échos, Espérances
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: French. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
L’Inconscient, la Conscience et leur Amphitryon parlent.
Remembranzas
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cuento en homenaje a Hugo Chávez Frías, desde la perspectiva de una señora del pueblo venezolano
The Day the Music Died
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. It is the Tuesday of the second week of his first semester of college, and he has been shocked into a hate-filled and dangerous world.
Artifice
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The end of a very complicated and painful relationship.
Bleed Me Silicone
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
My first memory is of the inside of a cardboard box. It smells of fluorescent light and ancient canyon floors. 'Bleed Me Silicone' is a surreal short about life from the perspective of a bottle of silicone lube. Silky. Brutal.
The Computer That Cared
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An unemployed man has to make a mortgage payment at an Automated Teller Machine (ATM). On a whim he scribbles a message on the input card and soon receives a communication from the computer. The man and the ATM develop a ‘relationship’ which solves his financial worries, gives him important information about the bank, and leads to employment - with the bank. But can the relationship last?
Nan Violence
Price: Free! Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to attain Nirvana - especially when you are accused of being a cross-dressing Muslim terrorist. Mr. Jain is a strict vegetarian who develops an unexpected fondness for meat. He tries to keep his new tastes secret from his fellow Jains by resorting to wearing a burkha -- but in the process falls afoul of the FBI.
Reflections
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story. 2,300 words, 10 pages approx. When Charles Lawson, formerly the notorious heroin dealer known as 'God' is released from jail, he lives quietly with his cats until old age forces him into a home for the elderly. There, he reflects on his life and, as he dies peacefully, imagines he is reunited with his wife Angela, who passed over some years before him. Short story, 2,300 wds 10 pages.
Quicksand
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Matthew Di Paoli's short story "Quicksand" first appeared in issue thirty-nine of Neon. It's a dark little tale about a man who finds himself stuck in a patch of quicksand while on his way to the butcher. As the story progresses he sinks deeper and deeper, while the world around him continues apace - not even a visit from his parents or a new prospective love interest can save him from sinking.
Maybe, Maybe Not
Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 8 · All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 15 · Are You a Mouse or a Man? People with Problems., Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book about people with problems, the people who try to help them and what they can do to help themselves. It is a story as well as being about the experience of long-term psychiatric care for such patients or some of them at least. And as a story, there is twist in the tale and a surprising moral for anyone who is looking for one.