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2017: The Battle for Marghdeen by Khurram Shafique
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marghdeen is the name of the ideal society conceived by the poet-philosopher Iqbal in 1932. It is a world where life is inside-out, people know their destinies and there is no poverty, neediness, crime or injustice. In this book the author shows how such a society can be achieved in a short space of time, as long as we change our perception of history and other domains of knowledge.
Footprints in the Snow by Jennifer McMurrain
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
The Old Schoolhouse by Noelle Ryan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story of an evocative visit to an old country schoolhouse. Tender memories are recalled and serve as a contrast to our modern age. One person in particular , stands out, The Master. A person gifted with empathy and humor, he gives the old schoolhouse its singular identity.
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels by Tony Alan Grayson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels is a guidebook to explain how I researched, wrote, edited, published, and marketed two novels in the e-book format. A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists, a Drama, is both Historical Fiction and Christian Fiction. Goodnight Paige is a Contemporary Romance.
An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples - a Cosmic Perspective and Guide. by Francis Xavier Aloisio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For the first time, we have a ‘handbook’ that gives us a metaphysical and an alternative perspective of the unique prehistoric temples of Malta. Humanity has now reached the stage where it is open, eager & hungry enough for the ‘truth.’ It is time to come into a better understanding of these magnificent and mysterious structures, and to find out what truly happened on the islands of Malta & Gozo.
Different Times by Nunzia Castaldo
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The life we are faced with situations that become part of our inner selves and become poetry sometimes sweet and gentle like memories of a happy childhood, other painful and sad when we are exposed to the lack of what we hold most dear. The collection of poems Different Times captures these feelings. Enjoy the reading
LSD Hits The Books #1: Fifty Shades Of Grey by Mikey Lee Ray
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a book review series we here at LSD Magazine have just started, our first book is 50 Shades of Grey. Enjoy.
The Bonfire Heart of DB Winters by Adnan W Sarwar
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
The Angel of Death has come to a leafy town in Northern England to take the soul of an old soldier. It appears to be a routine extraction. However, DB Winters is no ordinary old man. Neither was he an ordinary soldier. A tale of love, sacrifice, bloodshed, Tehran and how man can sometimes even make the Angel of Death ponder on the astonishing capacity man has to forge bonds with others.
Energizing - One Minute Read - (OMR) - Stories by Pat Ritter
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group. Price: Free! Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Each week in 2015 I attended the Pomona Writers Group. The facilitator asked us to write a story about a topic he chose. These stories less than 500 words are OMR (One Minute Read). I hope you enjoy reading each one.
Why YA? (And What Is It, Anyway?) by Atthys J Gage
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
The year 1967 saw the publication of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, arguably the first book of serious literature for young adult readers. Since then, YA has exploded into one of the largest markets in fiction with tens of thousands of new titles published every year. In this quick essay, we explore how it a tiny niche-genre grew into a major marketplace phenomenon.
Now That I'm Mature by Sylvia Morice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Sylvia Morice loves to poke fun at herself, and she does it expertly with this humorous collection of short essays that tackles such diverse subjects as hot-air balloons, lost jewelry, playing in a ukulele band aboard a cruise ship, her phobias of mice and dentists and many other diverse topics. Readers everywhere will enjoy her, "I can't believe I just did that", writing style.
Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.9 by Wim Baren
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A short informal essay on what I've learned about character expression and emotions in fiction and other creative writing forms, and what I learned about my own emotions.
Upside down by Princess Eme
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short love stories. Aspiring and new; filled with words of intensity on respect, love, lust, and life. It is funny when life takes you to places you don't expect to be but then, how do you handle those situations as they come? Upside down answers a few of those challenges.
Caged by Steve Weintz
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story about how I first met Bert and Betty, a couple of pathetic red wolves caged up at the Low Country Visitor Center managed by the Federal Bureau of Wild Animals outside of Charleston, SC. After I saw them I decided to write a story. People love goddamn stories about animals. Black Beauty, Call of the Wild. Why not a story about Bert and Betty and how they escaped?
Impact by Ashley Blake
You set the price! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This writing captures the impact gun violence has on the family. When someone is killed we feel sad for the family. We feel sad but never really realize how huge of an impact this type of death has. When a young child loses a mother their future becomes more of a mystery. Will they be revengeful? Will the turn to substances to cope? Will they engage in violence, in return creating a cycle?!?!
Dirt by Paul Corusoe
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A rodent is beautified in crucifixion, a wayward rocket skews to destruction, and an ancient predator lurks in our archetypal memories -- all at a summer night's baseball game.
Kafka and Orwell on China: Essays on India and China by Zafar Anjum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains four well-researched essays that deal with the subject of India and China. The author has tried to examine the two countries through the eyes of eminent writers and thinkers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Kafka and Orwell.
Meet a Jerk, Get to Work, How to Write Villains and the Occasional Hero by Jaqueline Girdner
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
An article by USA Today Bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner on how to find your fiction characters and settings in everyday life.
story behind story: Blackout by K.G. Deloas
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
On Thursday, September 8th, 2011, at 3:38 pm, the lights went out. Zap. Just like that. The power outage stretched from south Orange County to as far east as Arizona’s Yuma, digging well south into Mexico. It affected seven million people. Authorities raced to restore power. People set up block parties. Neighbors met neighbors. Some of us sought a quiet night. And a little inspiration.