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A Man of Fingernails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A young man, who is calling himself Elvis, having psychologically suffered from a disastrous dating incident in his past, is today reinventing himself in preparation for a date this coming night. He has unusually long fingernails with strange powers and he has them manicured to help build his confidence and self esteem.
Henry's War Effort
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Henry’s holed up in his room with his mum and its wartime. Henry suffers from a volcanic flowing of wax from his ears and he would like to do something with it. His mum is going to help. Light is scarce. What can he do for the war effort?
A Very Merry Dysfunctional Christmas With the Phillipses
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Conventional flash fiction can range anywhere between 300, 500, and 1000 words. My flash fiction stories are generally 300 words or less. Enjoy the short.
Visiting Chris
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A city-slicker confronts the reality of country life, feral pigs, mad dogs included.
How Do You Know You Ghetto?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This book is an Old School Social Commentary that will make you Laugh, Cry and Think.
Clients From Hell 2 - A collection of anonymously-contributed client horror stories
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A cult phenomenon among those who work in graphic, print and web design, Clients From Hell brings readers to tears with unbelievable and always hilarious anecdotes from those on the frontlines of the freelancing industry. The Smashwords edition includes the popular Freelancers Guide for 2013! Signup at ClientsFromHell.net for a free copy of the e-book.
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.