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Copper Plumbing
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Love and good copper plumbing go hand in hand. Love starts out as perfect plumbing; all pipes slant slightly earthward and gravity does most of the work. There are no scratches and there is nothing wrong with the world. So it is with love when it is up to code.
The Cleanse & other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A four-day juice cleanse flushes out some unexpected toxins in "The Cleanse." A mass abduction leaves the ladies in charge in "Huldred, the Sea-Witch." And in "Done With Mirrors," a sleepwalker embarks on a brutal campaign of self-sabotage.
Lilac Cadillac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Synopsis Have you ever found yourself in a conversation where someone throws 'Family is everything' around, like it's cheap confetti? It had been many long years after, and the tightly-knit film-making family of Moorcrofts would listen in on conversations like these, and not react, correct, elaborate, or judge. Maybe because they made a pact to keep life 'after' Sue's birthday to themselves...
The Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard has been hunting for a job that will earn him respect from his family and friends. When he finally gets it he must question whether it is worth all the life changes that go along with it. He may just find that the old adage, "Be careful what you wish for" applies better than he expected.
Relationships: Are They Lessons for The Soul?
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Relationships: Are They Lessons for The Soul? By TysonDemetrius is a journey through the emotional rollercoaster that is a relationship. No one has been left out in this collection of short stories about relationships in life that are truth and some that are lies. He leaves it up to the reader to decide which path they relate to and which relation they are. Exciting,
Before & After
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Before & After is a flash fiction collection by Carlos Frigo that focuses on the potential spectrum of life-changing experiences.
Baklava Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Alternative history
Synopsis Against the eternal clock - counting down for us, we live and work, and bake and play, and serve a higher purpose - all part of someone's recipe. Maybe. And like a renowned recipe, it's all about attention to detail - from attentive preparation, right through to a particular flair for a spectacular presentation.
The Cipher
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A middle-age man, a home inspector, stumbles upon a short cipher in southwestern Virginia (USA). As he tries to solve it, the weather conditions worsen. Then there is a medical emergency. Later that evening, the Cherokee barista wonders if it was too much. Approx. 1200 words. If this little vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would be rated G (ok for all ages).
Learn German With Stories: Digital in Dresden - 10 Short Stories For Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: German. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this sequel to “Zurück in Zürich”, Dino lands a promising new office job in Dresden with stable pay and promotion opportunities, but it’s only so long before corporate implications force him to make a tough decision. Explore Dresden, learn about local culture, history and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
The Witness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story. This is also the first of the Issues Series: Responsibility. Jimmy Johnston is put in a place where he has to decide what is right and wrong in a very bad situation. Should he tell someone, or try to keep it to himself. And could he live with himself if he didn't?
The Crossroad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When a woman undertakes a journey to confront her past, she ends up at a literal crossroad where she must make the most important decision of her life or risk being destroyed.
The Cell Tower
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Alternative history
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A Central American cell-phone technician has a startling change of plan half-way up a tower in Charlotte (NC, USA). If this little vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would most likely be rated G (ok for all ages). Vaguely based on a real-life incident. Approx. 1,100 words.
Гражданин неба
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 2, 2018 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Публицистическое эссе «Гражданин Неба» написано от лица Андрея Малышева — номинанта на Нобелевскую премию в области литературы, истинного патриота России, который на протяжении многих лет прикладывает все силы для ее возрождения. В преддверии выборов особенно активно проявляются лица, которые рвутся к власти всякими способами.
Matsyasana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Matsyasana is an uncomfortable backbend said to help the yogi to see the world in a different way. But what Kathleen & Allison see is the middle-aged spiritual leader hitting on all the younger women, including Kathleen's daughter! While they consider the efficacy of their practice, Megan proves resourceful in teaching the teacher a valuable lesson while supporting the women in their yoga journey.
The Messes in our Minds
You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
THE MESSES IN OUR MINDS is a collection of stories exploring the darker corners of the human experience.
Dad Shining
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a family reunion, a son tries to come to terms with who his father is, who he has become, and what the future holds. His wife's left him, his sisters rarely talk to him, and he feels he's turning into his father - a man he's never quite understood. He may find the answers he seeks, but not before he finds out the reason the family has come together. It's more than he's ever imagined.
House Of Worship
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A very brief story about a young boy Ricky. This snippet gives a glimpse into how a psyche becomes scarred and hints as to why he grew into a narcissist.
More. More. More.
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is flash fiction, under 1000 words. Teddy is a strong man, driven to become ever stronger -- and with the aid of technological advances like medical nanomachines and vat-grown muscular implants, his dysmorphic drive has made him something both more and less than human.
McGoohan’s Changing Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, police forces act in jurisdictions that fit together like jigsaw pieces from different puzzles. As a champion of municipal authority, Corporate Affairs Officer McGoohan trains a younger officer how to force those pieces into a cohesive picture of a polite society. That is until one bullet changes the direction of his career.
$1.00 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cris is writer who hasn't published in awhile. His agent demands the advance back.When he meets a seemingly homeless man selling stories for a dollar, Cris can't believe it! He reads the perfect story, and sets out to confront the man. When Cris finds him, he's too intimidated by the giant to say anything except, "do you have more?" Cris Cline takes a dangerous route, and it's going to cost him!