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I Wish I Had Said That!
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In a story, authors say things that are critical for the plot. Often, the author state what the words should be. Many times, the author has no control; the characters, themselves, speak the words. This story presents about a dozen illustrations where the characters in the story form the important words themselves. At times the author begins a story but the characters take control and finish it
Chris
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Chris is a short story told from a young woman's point of view about a tragedy that she suffers in her life.
A Dog to Put Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Harmon’s heart breaks when his dog Tonka turns wild and and buries teeth into his master. The madness overtakes that mighty dog just as Harmon fears the third man drawing close. The third man brings the bullet and the blade. The third man reminds all the old pushers and pimps that the city never forgets. So Harmon hurries to train Tonka’s replacement, and in the end, Harmon succeeds too well.
Elegía de los bastardos: Cuentos sobre la muerte.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nueve historias que te invitan a mirar a la muerte sin pestañear. ¿Conoces a alguien que no desee vivir? ¿Hay una razón por la cual matarías? ¿Perder un amor es una forma de morir? Estas y muchas otras cuestiones aparecen a lo largo de este libro en el cual nueve jóvenes escritores colombianos nos llevan de la mano por lugares, vidas y muertes sorprendentes.
Agony of Writers
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One was extremely intelligent having good command in language. However, his writings are not easily understood by general readers.Another one is neither extremely intelligent nor is having extreme command in any language, though he is extremely meticulous in his writings.The third one was ordinary writer and his writings are liked by ordinary readers.How they fared as writers?
ROCÍO
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Sentimentalismo, Romance de amores ocultos, dramáticas situaciones y trágico final
The Duster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Ever wonder about those unassuming vehicles as they drive between the peaceful sleepy suburbs and the airports? Ever wonder why they seem so much more purposeful at midnight or a while after? I listen attentively to an old Professor over bitter black coffee sometimes who says that he doesn't wonder about things that don't concern him...
LAURA
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Spanish. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Historia de amor puro, amor intenso, amor dramático, sensibilidad,
The Witness
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Witness When you die you return, a mute, invisible presence who watches all your days repeat. All your sorrows, all your joys. You watch your entire life replay as a mute observer. A witness.
The Corner Scoop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Corner Scoop, an ice cream parlor turned coffee shop, has stood at the corner of Front Street and Broadway for over fifty years. Embittered by his life as the inherited owner, Henry has had to make difficult decisions, two of which could land him the clink for the rest of his life. The unfairness of the death of his wife catapults Henry into business with Ol’ Bailey.
Dot Gov
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sandra Lamb thought J.B. was one of the good guys. After all, he was fighting terrorism, wasn't he, bringing the full arsenal of the government's surveillance apparatus to bear on those who would do us harm. But knives have two edges,and they can turn on the attacker as well as the victim. So strap your tin foil hat on a little tighter, and see what Big Brother is up to in .Gov.
Story Of A Lonely Lady
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When I see 20 years back, I feel that it wasn't such a big deal to overcome fears of this world, families, relationships, societies and never ending prejudices. Yes, I dealt with a world of nowhere, families which knew how to survive but had no choice other than to die, a relationship which had no meaning, a betraying society, all of which took away breath away from my body, soul and my life
Anecdotes of Irregularity
You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
ANECDOTES OF IRREGULARITY is a collection of three flash fiction stories with twists, turns, and general irregularity. With strange grandmas, partners in crime, and claims of flying dogs, each of the three stories have their own unique feel ranging from sci-fi to crime.
I Forgot To Mention, My Name Is Luigi...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Synopsis They say we're never really alone... Not even when the black serpent-like constrictiveness of isolated abandonment clouds a human mind, wrestling with the promise, of dying... alone...
The Monk's Bed - A Short Story...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Synopsis How sheepishly we follow... no, rephrase, how we absolutely cherish the endless queues, to purchase with our health, the one way ticket to the bottleneck where financial slavery is sold. And one icy windy morning, the whole world changes and we realise we're part of nature but we know nothing of how to survive it...
Play for Keeps
Series: The Devil's Share. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dash and Lexi have been planning their Seaside wedding for months, and the closer the date gets, the more it looks like this marriage will never happen.
The Gingerbread Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What would the Angel of Death tell you about your life? And would you believe it?
Pitcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 202,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Robbie Parker had a life that most young boys only dream about. He had the best parents in the world and he learned about love at a young age. His father was a Marine as was his father before him. Robbie was destined to follow in their footsteps.
2036 - The Final Resistance
Price: Free! Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
America has become a fascist state, and there's only one way to save it. Kathryn has the Power, but when she’s raped, it’s gone. Pregnant, all her choices are risky, even bearing the child. Twelve years later, conditions are far worse, and the Resistance has reorganized. The leader is her daughter’s father, and he tries to make amends. She can hardly look at him, but it’s America’s only hope.
Orange Blossom Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Chaosheng zhe has been a monk for nearly forty years, but still he finds a long-lasting connection with the Tao frustratingly elusive. Finally, in the last days of winter, he sets out for the hermitage on Orange Blossom Mountain, hoping the seclusion will help him achieve his long sought after state of bliss. A short story.