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The Sketchbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
An artist, a famous Painter, discovers an offhand doodle in her sketchbook has inexplicably come to life. From the moment the Painter draws him, the doodle-a childish stickman named Sketch-has but one dream: to become a great artist like his creator. The Painter is a willing enough teacher, but Sketch proves a challenging student...
The Idea Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Writers get ideas and inspiration from all sorts of places. Often the process seems mysterious. Where does a writer find a muse? Where do you get your ideas? Here is one answer. Also includes a bonus excerpt from the author's first Moreau Society novel, Dark Matters.
The Case of the Overdressed Man (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dr. Theosophus, the famous Victorian magician and his young assistant Nick are disturbed by a mysterious man who is dressed in heavy clothing despite the summer heat outside. The man turns out to be trapped in a robot body and with missing beautiful sisters, dangerous scientists and the powers of the new Elektron Energy all coming into play, Dr. Theosophus and Nick are soon deep into a new case.
Waiting for an Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Johny is a simple man who works in a warehouse. When he is involved in an accident and dies he cannot understand why he has been kept on earth and his angel has not come to collect him. Then, something happens at work and he realises why he has been saved. This 2,500 words Fantasy story was originally published in Electric Velocipede
Daughters of the Sea King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by White Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Frisland, they say that the souls of drowned men may be trapped in the Sea King's realm, and the Sea King's daughters prowl the waves like sharks. But there is one way to escape the watery depths, for the soul if not for the body. "Daughters of the Sea King" is a fantasy short story.
The Jinn Darazgosh (Scandals of Creation)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A Fable Relating How the Curiosity of a Jinn Led to the Usual Unhappy Results and Brought About the Closure of the Heavens Upon His Race
Which Way to the Dragon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Welcome to Schnitzengruben, Bavaria. It’s 635 A.D., on a sunny Tuesday. Schnitzengruben’s a lovely place. It’s got a pretty lake, prettier forest, charming houses, and clean streets. It also has a dragon problem. Lucky for everyone, Rothgar the Dragon Slayer has shown up, ready to help them, for a modest fee. So...why isn't everyone happy to see him?
The Dwarven Kingdom of Thazdulrene Story V
Series: The Dwarven Kingdom of Thazdulrene, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The wizard Bultan leads the dwarven emissary Burlain to the mystical lands of the guardian Hermwood. Only the great wizard Bultan can attain the magic from Hermwoord necessary to heal the king of Lenau and allow for the creation of a one kingdom army to fight their greatest threat. Will wisdom prevail?
Shadows Rise Up!!!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
In the time of the Blessed Twilight, humans were the mindless slaves of shadow-kind. But then came the parting of the Darkness from the Light and the power of the shadows was broken. Now a clever and ambitious shadow seeks to restore the old ways and tries to convince his fellow shadows to join him in revolution. Will he succeed?
The Return of Alice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Grown-up Alice has had a lousy life since she left Wonderland. But when she finally manages to leap back through the mirror, she gets one shock after another. Something has warped the magical realm, sending her reeling from one close shave to the next. And when she gets her day in the Queen of Hearts' court, the verdict could be even more awful than "Off with her head!"
Moon on Bronze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When the moon returns to power, she calls on the water of the sacred well to rise up and drown the forest. Only the bronze guardian of the well can prevent the destruction of all living things. Fantasy short story.
The Four Dragon Lords of Oleskia: Tale I
Series: The Four Dragon Lords of Oleskia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The four dragon lords of Oleskia lay in slumber after their ravaging of the world. Who are the four dragon lords and will they be awakened from their sleep? The wars rage throughout the country as the struggle for the destiny of the lands of Oleskia lay in the balance. Can the dragon lords be summoned to help in time or will evil conquer once more? Learn the secrets of the four dragons.
Cavern Between Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Where have all the seals and birds gone? Captain Hattenel, a Half-Elven, ranger, joins Voron, a disreputable sea captain, to solve the mystery. They are captured by dog-headed magic workers after falling into a trap. They must escape before the heavy gravity of the alternate world or the dog-heads kill them. --- A Far Isle Half-Elven short story. If you liked this story, please review. Thanks
One of Granny's Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
The Old Woman had spent her entire life among the harsh, unforgiving landscape of the mountains. One by one, her loved ones had been taken from her and now she was all alone. When the monotony of her existence is disrupted by a series of strange events, the Old Woman recalls a story told to her by the old Indian Woman called Granny regarding the way Granny's tribe believes the world will end.
The Master of Dimensional Intrigue
Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When an accountant for a high tech company is accidentally transported to an alternate dimension he finds himself carried along on a series of amusing escapades. Short on descriptive passages yet long on humor and ingenious ideas. A quick read for those who like light fantasy.
The Thousand-Year Tattooist and other Steampunkery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
What can the right design with the right ink administered to the flesh by the right hand do? Conquer the world some believe.
Living & Other Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Paul experiences a moment of fright when a group of otherworldly creatures crash a cocktail party. Jen's date with a doctor is interrupted by the arrival of a few unexpected visitors. After watching her little brother Steve use his special talent to obtain a movie theater discount, Beth decides to intervene. "Living & Other Short Stories" contains five tales of dark fiction and fantasy.
The Smell of Magic (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Love may smell sweet and betrayal bitter, but revenge has the richest scent of all... Kelde has returned to his village after two years training as a Witch Hunter. He meets up with Shara his childhood sweetheart, who has promised to wait for him, but is she everything she seems? The Smell of Magic is a fantasy romance story with a twist and was first published in Realms of Fantasy
Friendship Unmended
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Eleanor expects trouble from the Matron, especially since she disappeared for several months, hunting for answers about the dying land and failing magic. She doesn't expect her best friend, crying and alone, preparing to face a tribunal. A tribunal, for once, not meant for Eleanor. If only it were that simple...
Apex Magazine - Issue 25
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. This issue features the following content: Short Fiction: "Your Cities" - Anaea Lay "The Doves of Hartleigh Garden" - Kathryn Weaver "Valentines" - Shira Lipkin "CUE: Change" - Chesya Burke Poetry: "Clockwork Chickens" - Seanan McGuire