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Important OMR Stories by Pat Ritter
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group. Price: Free! Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Biographical
Each week in 2019 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. I want to express my gratitude to Melissa Smith. Thank you for doing a great job of the cover. If you want Melissa to create your next cover, I highly recommend you do.
Another Chance by Joseph Woodward
You set the price! Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A young Englishman of seventeen, leaves a cushy lifestyle gone bad for America in 1906. He boards a freighter and works his way across the Atlantic as a cooks helper. His journey takes him down the Ohio River delivering supplies on a riverboat, where he meets the young lady who will be the mother of his nine children. They get into the cattle business and raise a loving, giving, family.
The Mural by Greg Hoey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: Australian English. Published: September 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Biographical
The prawn factory in Carnarvon had to be one of the worst places I have ever had the misfortune of working in. A short story about hell town -
The One That Got Away by Godsplan K. Ugwuja
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Poetry » Biography
The One That Got Away is a true story of love found, love savoured and love lost. It is a poetic account of the author's love story. He tells his bittersweet romantic journey and experience in this book - using very detailed and descriptive poems. This is a beautiful love story with an ugly ending. In addition, there are several other poems on diverse themes that are educative and inspirational.
Signatures for Sale by Kim Ekemar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Signatures for sale; Sonora/Los Angeles, 1943 – 1970 The rhythm in introductory text mimics a train slowly leaving the station. After some hard years in Los Angeles, it finally gathers speed. To talented Ramona, who boarded the train as a young girl, its increasing pace promises a future away from the poverty she was born into. However, her lack of control mechanisms leaves her a prisoner onboard
জীবন রঙ্গভূমি by বীরভদ্র পাঠক
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: Bengali. Published: September 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
এ বই এর নায়ক প্রবুদ্ধ, উত্তর বাঙ্গলার এক অভিজাত পরিবারে জন্মগ্রহণ করেছিল ।জীবনের আদি পর্বে যুদ্ধ ,দুর্ভিক্ষ আর দাঙ্গার জটিল আবর্ত পেরিয়ে সে ভারতকে খন্ডিত হ’তে দেখে মর্মাহত হয়েছিল । প্রবুদ্ধর স্বপ্ন ছিল বিজ্ঞানী হবার কিন্তু তা পূরণ হয়নি । নিয়তি তার আসন বিছিয়ে রেখেছিল অন্য ঘাটে । সংসারের এই রঙ্গভূমিতে প্রবুদ্ধর রাজা সাজার সেই অবিশ্বাস্য কাহিনী, পাঠককে স্মরণ করিয়ে দেবে জীবনের আর এক নাম ‘বিস্ময়’ ।
Cameos Part Four by David Halliday
Series: Cameos. You set the price! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
A colleague at work. The choir master. A girl in a brown coat. Your accountant. All these persons do not make up the core of your life experiences. They are bit players. Making cameos in your story. This is a book about these cameo players. This is the story of the crowd. Part Four
Постфактум by Рубен Пашинян
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: Russian. Published: August 24, 2019 by Yavruhrat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
В данном сборнике представлены новые миниатюры Р. Пашиняна и беседы с известными деятелями культуры Армении, опубликованные ранее в независимой общественно-политической газете «Новое время».
Spring by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Inspirational
Looking out the window these days was the same as looking back, and looking back was not always painless. Still, many memories were not unhappy, especially the remote ones. Though the one about the fox, that was an unhappy one. When he saw his mother cry.
The Dry Spell; a Tribute to DFW by Edward Drobinski
Price: Free! Words: 44,880. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Biographical
Man walks his dog and meets many kinds of people at the river. It is intended to mimic a series of David Foster Wallace short stories.
Daisy: Walking on Water by Edward Drobinski
Price: Free! Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » General
An abandoned Dalmatian puppy is taken in by an elderly man. Daisy is quite difficult to train in the conventional sense. But, she has a great heart and an ability to understand “sometimes,” rather than just yes and no.
Fiona Valeria by Pepe Velasco Romero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,530. Language: Spanish. Published: July 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Marina sube a un taxi y pide que la lleven a un destino que está a dos o tres horas de camino. Durante el viaje, narra a su interlocutor —el taxista— la historia de tres generaciones: la de su abuela Teresa, la de su madre Nona y parte de la suya propia. El relato, no obstante, se centra en Fiona, apodada Nona, cuya vida de infortunios no es óbice para que ella luche por un destino mejor.
Alice, a Memoir by Alice Gilmore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2019 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Alice tells us with joy, wit and fervour a searing, astonishing story of overwhelming love that she is determined to fulfil. She has what look like insurmountable objects between her and the attainment she longs for. She triumphs over them all, to achieve what you might strongly disapprove of.
Love and Confusion at the Screenplay Cafe by Stanislav Meiner
You set the price! Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Actor/screenwriter/director/producer Bogdan introduces the reader to the directors, singers, writers, young hopefuls and others at his Hollywood hangout: the Screenplay Cafe. Meanwhile, he gets more and more involved with the much younger Luz - and thereby hangs a tale.
Lettie's Sin by Fred L. Funk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Lettie lived in a constant state of heartbreak, carrying a burden of sin until the day she died: A sin so grievous that it was visited upon her first-born son, Jake Jr., known to all as Bud. Bud lived in a constant state of anger and envy, wishing harm upon the younger brother and sister who had been spared the curse of Lettie’s sin.
Murder of an Uncommon Man by A.M. Kirsch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,290. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An unexpected call from Riverton, Manitoba in 2007 forced Janet Berg to confront the life and death of her father, Daniel. He was found shot dead in a field with a shotgun and the forty-year-old scientist needed to explain why. Janet’s memoir chronicles the life and death of her father, from his youth in 1950s Saskatchewan to unravelling the mystery of his death ten years afterwards.
The Butterfly Story by Raymond Brocklesby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Biographical
This is a short story, 10,000 words, about how a love story was able to transcend death. There are no swash-buckling romantic heroes, well known celebrities, just ordinary people who shared a special love. It is a true story that cannot be explained but one that offers hope and comfort to us all.
Jeff And I Have Very Sore Tails - We Got 47 Spankings Instead Of Jail by H. Matt Synnot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Ken tells his story loosely based on a true story in 1925 Philadelphia where two boys, 14 and 12 are sentenced to a spanking a day for 47 days for a store burglary. Ken tells how he and Jeff the younger boy adjust to their new reality and learn to accept responsibility for their actions and how in the process Ken's relationship with his Dad strengthens. The names were changed for this book.
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