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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The World Where Wishes Worked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This is a cautionary tale explaining why you should not suffer fools gladly. No matter how perfect a set-up you've got, all it takes is one fool to screw it up. **A fairy tale for adults.**
Kitchen Foolishness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A pair of cautionary tales about not leaving food in the fridge too long, or using spices specifically marked: do not touch!
Master of the Wind
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You set the price! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A cheetah and a bird compete to see which one will obtain the title of "Master of the Wind".
Fools Rush In...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The group of published authors known as Top Writers Block have contributed to another collection of short stories for charity. This time the theme had to be 'Fools Rush In...' It is always interesting to see how a few words are able to inspire such different writings. Why not see for yourselves.
Ecclesiastes Dispels Illusions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature
Ecclesiastes is a John-the-Baptist kind of book. It functions less as a meal; more as a bath. It is less nourishment; more cleansing. It is repentance. It is purging. We read Ecclesiastes to get scrubbed clean from illusion and sentiment, from ideas that are idolatrous and feelings that satiate. Qohelet writes an exposé and rejection of expectation that we can live our lives on our own terms.