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This Human Condition: A Collection of Flash and Micro Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This unique anthology features a collection of stories ranging from 250-1000 words, each written by a talented female author. The book is divided into two sections, each with stories arranged by their corresponding emotional themes.
Cammie's Lost Years
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
What if you returned to your hometown after a decade of shock treatments in a lock-up away from everything and everybody you knew? When you come home, with no memory, only sensations, everything is new. Gradually, as sensation gives way to memory, you venture out but everybody shuns you. What have you done to them? Cammie Short finds answers better left hidden.
The First Nudist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Following a family reunion, Gransallie learns that her favorite niece, Ophelia, ia a not only a school teacher but a nudist. Hating to be proved wrong, Gransallie tries to defend Ophelia to her granddaughters, who "don't care where they are going or what shape they arrive in as long as they are going." Gransallie is their driver and chapperone on trips to Florida, or just anywhere.
Wherebouts Are We
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Grannie has bad skin cancers but not bad enough to take her out of this world" where nobody wants her except one granddaughter. Luzanne drives her from house to house belonging to Grannie's three daughters, but each refuses to take her. It is while "visiting" Imo that the old lady finds a final rest while trailing a yellow cat out to a sunny porch.
And the Winner Is?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Eileen and Duck Dixon were on the verge of splitting up before they learned they'd won the Easter Lottery. Now they're stuck. Then they discover a missing ticket out of the twenty-five each bought. So who actually owns the winning ticket? To make matters worse, Eileen's mother Nell had loaned them the money to buy the tickets. By rights, does the winning ticket belong to her?
Castor Bean Seeds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
Real Dolls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you miss your grown children and think you'd like another chance to get it right, read this personal essay. Maybe you would like child-raising to be a little easier this go round--read "Real Dolls." Maybe you have a grandchild (or grandchildren) who you don't get to see that often--well, here's the solution for you. Of course it's gonna cost you, but not for this essay, which is free!
Frances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
I first met this Frances at a nursing home where my daddy lived for awhile before he died. She walked up to me in the hall and asked should she give them milk with their food. Next time she asked me to bring her a trouble-free "itty-bitty baby." And then I found out that this Frances was a serial kidnapper of other patients' baby dolls. She reminded me of that other Frances, my deceased mother.
Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I'm likely to be proved a liar for believing that life gets easier, if not sweeter, with the passing of time. I remember the old days, the hard times, and can't help thinking that progression of time brings us closer to that place of everlasting rest.
Gone With the Wind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Gone with the wind were the mothers we knew, as they watched the movie. Usually strict, they let my cousins and me roam the shimmery, other-worldly theater. We went alone to the restrooms; we bought all the Cokes and popcorn we wanted. Coins seemed to spawn in our mothers' purses. They would never be the same and neither would I...