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The Waiter
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Agents 32 and 33 venture to a nearby Italian restaurant (in Charlotte, NC, USA) in search of another short story, and one lands right in their laps. Approx. 1300 words. If this largely autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some crude language).
WET
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she duelled gravity and dropped to her knees, and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her gaping wound. attempted countering her pain by forcing a skewish smile...
Tribal Scenarios
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A story about sub-soul-group A22 and the Land Where People Forget. An interdimensional short story.
Death in the Garden
You set the price! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Benjamin Ians Flash Fiction. To Miranda, her garden means everything; the pinnacle of her happiness, of her love and fulfilment. She looks back over her life, its amours and death to the future.
Begotten
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In a place where time does not exist, where mankind has never tread, he stands to face his final judgment.
I Am Scythe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
2077. An era of designer babies and Artifical Intelligence, living side by side, in relative harmony, ruled by commerce and Scythe.
Psalms of Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Four poems addressing Isaac, Adam, Sarah and Divine Wisdom. The verse plays on the previous verse as seasons and intents change according to the quartet. Four seasons deemed the history of man upon this earth, we play on biblical themes from Genesis and the Gospels; Issac, Adam and Sarah lament. Divine Wisdom laments their lament and promises a balm and shining city of future intent.
Peregrinaje del Alma Sola III
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Breve diario de un verano activo. Temas líricos, sentimentales, intimistas , personalistas. Crónicas viajeras.
Sudden Onset Mid-Life Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Phil tries to talk his friend, Alfie, out of an irrational desire to fly to New York and search for Fran Lebowitz.
Dances in the Theater of the Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
It has not been that long ago that I took ballroom dance lessons and what I quickly came to realize is that all of us are engaged in a poetic dance in this theater of life. We must all continue to develop a rhythmic ear for good music that motivates us to get up and get in synch with the best moments and opportunities that life has to offer.
How My Cyborg Dog Saved the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An environmental awareness / technological themed story that explores serious global issues through the interactions of the larger than life characters sporadically introduced through the novel. The uniquely personable characters are all caught up in an extraordinary and unbelievable situation in which nothing is coincidence and no one is who they initially appear to be!
Comes Around
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(2.00 from 1 review)
Harold Outterrige has forgotten the golden rule, "treat others as you would treat yourself" and now believes that the downtrodden exist for him to trample. He's about to get a solid lesson in exactly how his beliefs hurt others. Up close. And very, very personal.
A Pulse In Oblivion, and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A PULSE IN OBLIVION AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of slipstream and drama stories, utilizing a shared theme of finding comfort in times of great adversity. Blending drama, science fiction and fantasy into a single mix allows for a greater range in expressing emotions.
Pass-Through Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two Denver-area (Colorado, USA) university employees work in separate but adjacent storerooms. However, there is a connection between these two basement storage rooms: a vent high up on the wall. What could be misconstrued? What could ever go wrong? Puff breaks heighten the suspicions. Approx. 2100 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated PG-13 (for marijuana usage).
Tommy
Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fire And Ice Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire. - Robert Frost Synopsis Pyromania - From pyro- "fire" + mania "madness, frenzy." The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish his purpose by burning, has been considered to merit particular notice, and to constitute a variety of monomania.
Life At My House Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A small, eBook collection of my “Life at my House Sampler” columns—the wit, wisdom, and reflections of a woman, wife, and mother.
Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
How far would you go to heal someone’s pain? After years of watching innocent people suffer, a psychiatric nurse makes it her mission to help the most hopeless of her patients — in a way no one will ever suspect.
Broken - A Web of Tormented Thoughts
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Alice witnessed the killing of her parents when she was five years old and hence, over time created an alter ego called Angel, to avenge the death of her parents. At the same time, her husband - Derrick - had something to do with the death of his insane uncle when he was ten years old...something occurs to remind him of what had happened when he was young and it starts to torment him.
Coastline
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Had one not known her better, one would be pardoned for stereotyping old spectacled grey haired Anne with her peculiar solid brass walking stick by her side, as someone living out her golden years under blissful nostalgia, playing poker for cookies and page through old photo albums of people who either passed on, or whom still pass the old age home, but were too busy to visit.
Fictional Pain
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
We have all experienced pain in one form or another. It can be sharp or dull, enduring or brief, but once it has gone, we can only remember that we didn’t like it. We are unable to relive the feel of it.