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Othello Jones
By Charles Harvey
Series: Gay and Lesbian · Urban Stories · All Free · Short Reads. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction
A short short. Formerly titled The Handshake... Ex-student and teacher meet by chance in a shopping mall. Things start off bad when the student refuses to give the teacher a hug. Inspired by Edward Albee's Zoo Story, the pupil's words are more potent than fists. He jabs and punches until his words drive the teacher to the brink of murdering him. The conversation is poetic, raw, and brittle.
Foreignright 4.5.1
By Eric Cline
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the future, "firemen" don't put out fires. Instead . . . hey, this sounds familiar! Eric Cline, a writer who has been published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and other places, delivers a loving flash fiction tribute to a classic work, updated for modern times.
Short and Stupid: Ten Somewhat Dark Short Stories for a Rainy Day
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
Now with four bonus stories! Is man by nature evil, or stupid, or both? These ten short-short stories (plus four bonus stories) let you decide. Great short reading for travel, leisure, or any occasion where you need to conscipuously ignore the person next to you. Short-short stories, humor, around 5500 words.
What a View
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
The billboard was leviathan, blotting out the sky. And Meredith was determined to keep her bold advertisement dominating the whole world's view. By force, if necessary. What a View is a free short story (1,553 words), and first appeared in print in 2004, as part of Cardigan Press' amazing experimental fiction collection All Change Please.
Commitment
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
Lovely Tiffany can hear the folk upstairs, and wistfully recalls when she and her boyfriend were just like that. Unfortunately, when the racket turns more violent it's still just as she remembers. But what, exactly, does she remember? Commitment, a free short story (2,065 words), evolved out of many evenings in a thin-walled apartment, chewing over old grievances and obsessions.
Follow
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
Everything Mary had ever known of warmth, comfort and pleasure was wrapped tenderly in the memory of her man's skin and the mustiness of green wool. But now, adrift on frozen battlefields, Mary and Joe wander amidst corpses with only their memories to keep them warm. Follow is a free short story (1,045 words).
Drive
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
I was never a nervous driver until my Becky got her license. But then, in my terror, I discovered a car is also a deadly weapon. Drive, a free short story (1,161 words), is both every father's nightmare and every mother's secret dream. Please note contains adult themes.
Promise
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
The government controls the air, executing anyone who dares fly as "terrorists". But Guntarc knows he can escape his life amidst the clouds. Promise is a free short story (1,932 words).
The Elevator Story
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
A well heeled lady almost misses an elevator, but she will desperately wish that she had. Free short horror (2,803 words) The Elevator Story is a prime example that sometimes bad things happen for no reason.
Strangers
By BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
A pedophile, a prostitute and a policeman all see a little girl lost, but this isn't the start of a joke. What can you do when all that's left to rely on is the kindness of strangers? Strangers is a free short story (2,166 words), and contains adult themes.