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Eco History Exam 2052
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Writing her third year eco history exam, Shazi plans on grad studies in 2053 next year. She divides her essay up by decade, summarizing each with a planets-consumed measure. The economic near crash of 2008 marked a transition over the teens of rising food costs and desert solar installs. She can so picture Hollywood stars swimming at the ice-free North Pole in the twenties. And women’s voices.
No. 3 New American Western
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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A fabled lost Gold Mine makes men forget their sanity and wander out into the desert in search of riches, but one of them discovers the truth behind a map that doesn't have anything to do with Gold.
Wajemup: Place across the water where the spirits go
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
On the surface, this short story is a snapshot of an Australian family holiday. Look a little deeper and you'll find a subtle critique of a society that buries its head in the sand, ignoring a brutal history to focus on its own gain and enjoyment.
Caught at a Crossroad
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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"Come off it, Tiff. You had a choice: your family or your career. Remind me again, who did you chose? Oh, that's right, you chose those pigs in blue," June bellowed. After twelve years apart, June and Tiffany are reunited. Now face-to-face on opposite sides of the law, Tiffany must choose between her career and her family. It all comes down to this: lose her job or arrest her brother-in-law.
Worst Case Scenario
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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This short story is about Charlie Tam a young woman struggling with life's emptiness, pains and existential conflicts. Instead of coping with her problems like the "normal" adult would she chooses her own way of dealing, and it's not ideal.
Studious
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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A short story about a serious Med Student. This is also a story about how where we're planted matters, and the friendship between two different people.
Laconic Lyrics
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a poem book, with themes ranging from drugs, to climate change, to the struggle to escape the class warfare that society induces.
Mind-Benders & Bizarre Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A collection of strange and unnerving short stories that will bring readers to worlds of uncertainty and illusion. These surreal takes on fantasy and sci-fi will stick in readers’ head long after they put them down.
Crafting the Sun
You set the price! Words: 167,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A robot-future story that covers the life of a roboticist, the subsequent creation of her robotic son, and how that he grows as a person in a post-war world. Life isn't easy for a sentient analysis machine, more so when he's surrounded by undercurrents of secrets.
Tic-Tac-Toe
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man fights a battle with his conscience on whether or not he should continue to help a disabled girl. Altruism vs. self.
Big Data, Little Girls
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Copious amounts of surveillance data- Big Data- are gathered daily. Surveillance is everywhere- supposedly watching, searching for wrongdoers, and protecting. Only when Lily is kidnapped and forced into a life of prostitution along with other stolen girls does she realize that presumptions of the security provided by surveillance are entirely wrong. (Contains mature themes)
Certainties
You set the price! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Shall We Gather
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
With the end of the world nigh, the Pastor and Deacons of the New Zion Abundant Life Church agree to meet to discuss the matter. When humanity is at stake, is it wise to leave it to the humans to decide who's worthy to live on?
Dina
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about the roller coast ride of depression and recovery of a gifted but disturbed musician, and the one person who knows how to save him.
Illusions of the Past
Price: Free! Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Romance » New adult
In 2042 things are different. Brad Franklin and Roberto Gomez are in their early 20’s. They’ve been raised by their respective grandparents on Brad’s family farm in Southeast Georgia. They’ve also been trained and conditioned to fight the enemy…a new kind of enemy...an enemy clearly seen by all, but unidentifiable by most, except the few that must defeat it.
Brief Pose
Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eric Loan, in an anonymous city, struggles to make a new life for himself. Lonely and rejected, he takes refuge in Brief Pose’s cutting-edge advertising campaign: a clothing catalog that uses pheromones to beguile its readers. The fantasy of escape seems better than the harsh reality of the city until Eric starts to hallucinate past traumas.
Death Among Trees
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A young photographer wants nothing in life but to help his gifted son live out his dreams. It is up to William to provide his son Rocco with a clear path. William Cain makes decisions for his son based on what he knows will prove fruitful. But are his decisions really in his son's best interest?
Corporate Control
Price: Free! Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 5, Corporations are people, money is power, fear has slithered into our conscious and the nation is divided. A new Civil War looms, as the United States dives head first into fascism. People are fed up and ready for a change, a new power has risen up that offers solutions to everyone's problems. This story explores the emergence of The United Corporations of the World.
Gun Games
Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 4. Guns have been outlawed in the United States for two years. The first arrest of a teacher for the content of a lesson may lead to the final blow for academic freedom. Why were guns made illegal? Who profits the most from the new gun laws? Follow the money and the power into the darkness that hides behind good intentions.
The Surveillance State
Price: Free! Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 3, What if the camera on your phone, computer, TV and security camera were watching you, recording your life? What if your school records, your medical records were no longer protected? What if the people who are controlling our government have crossed the line and everything you’ve ever done will be held against you. This is The Surveillance State and there is nowhere to hide.