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Phantasm
By Micelle Coetsee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes we find our only functionality in dysfunctional relationships. Who’s to say that they cannot be?
Hubris
By Nicholas Becher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Screwtape Lost and Found – All Habits are Grounded in Repetition
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This fictional essay is part of a series inspired by C S Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters. Demons need not feel their existence is under threat from social change unlike the Enemy. But still, Demons must adapt and be ever vigilant to new opportunities, particularly in the everyday habitual things their charges do.
Phone Calls From Home
By Harrison Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In this dialogue-based one page story, a man deals with his emotional problems when a series of silent phone calls provides him with a confidant.
Sad Day in Jericho
By Peter Maxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the title tale of Sad day in Jericho Peter Maxwell revisits the Western, with a twist. The puzzle of the other wound tells the true story of a murder that never was. You will weep for Benny, laugh at first with John, be touched by Too Young. A diverse collection of these stories and more, all with just one thing in common – you will need to read each one to its intriguing end.
No. 322
By Rob McShane
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Experimenting on the human brain, on our thinking, he had a theory and would prove it, no matter how many died in the process.
Somewhere Over a Rainbow
By Roger Russell
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Sometimes life looks to be really awful and we seek a little relief by walking and thinking. This man died being transported to Australia but now he knows something and wants to share it…
Failure
By Micelle Coetsee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dam walls worldwide are under threat, what happens when one collapses? Who is affected? How many die? Who is responsible? This fictional story explores the preceding issues and the subsequent devastating results of one dam wall failure.
Rising: Awakening
By A.A Maspes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sick of her life, Amanda looks for a way out of her misery. Only change, only rebirth can be the solution. She aims to not only stand at the top. But burn it all down. Rebirth can only come through death.
Lost
By Aless Mavros
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Searching for answers has landed Jason back in the middle of a fight from which he was once rescued. Now he's caught in a conflict older than time itself, casting his lot with those who would save him at all costs. Everything hinges on a single choice. The problem is, it's not theirs to make.
My Friend Ron or My Brush With The Men Going Their Own Way Movement
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ron is...Ron is Ron. He's thirty-four, works as a parking attendant, and he's sworn off women. A member of the Men Going Their Own Way Movement, Ron is determined to include me. Trouble is, I have a girlfriend.
The Water Drop
By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A sweet and simple story that relates the joys and experiences of life to that of a drop of water.
Granite Republic
By J.P. Medved
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
Nicole.
By CJ Fendt
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A winter night, and an abnormal call for the ambulance leads to a paramedic getting more than he bargained for.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
By Robin Dalton
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
By Samuel Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
En alles is ijs
By Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
The Pillars of Light
By Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Ghost Flight
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
The Finisher
By T. W. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)