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The Quartet
You set the price! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The short story revolves around four different individuals who are struggling psychologically. *Each character has its own color (Names were not used frequently to show that mental illness can happen to anyone and there are many people like these characters). All funds raised will be donated to the Crisis Centre!
Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A thousand-word short story about a man who discovers an old note, and follows the mysterious note's directions.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Jodi Picoult’s Leaving Time Summary & Review
You set the price! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Book Summary of Jodi Picoult’s Leaving Time
I'm Not the Only One
Series: Poetry · Virginia's Hot Picks · Complimentary Books · Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 44. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When did it start? It’s already gone. Why did I cry? I’ve already been away so long. How did I get to this, To miss this thing, to be more Than a bit unseen, obscene, unclean, unloved, Under things that eat my soul Like a big, black bug. I’m undone. I’m already over, but I’m under, And I’m not the only one.
The Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
(2.00 from 1 review)
Step into your high heels and listen to astronaut Charlie Brick confess his sins in this supernatural tragedy. A complete Novella, no part-two or cliffhanger ending. You can read this for free and know that you will see the whole story.
Invaders of Venustas
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Invaders of Venustas is an action-packed, thought-provoking short story. It tells of a time when Lemuria, a lost continent in the Pacific, was powerful. Its Central City was the hub of the empire that the tall white beings, a spiritual group from another universe, had created and inhabited with the many extraterrestrial transplants they brought to Earth.
Unravelling
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wrote to me again last night. It was a simple post onto my wall. She, who I have never touched, is more real to me than any of my other friends. A story of obsession. It may unravel you.
Tom Garraty's Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.00 from 1 review)
The local man of wealth buys a crumbling mansion and fills it with religious nuts to see what happens when the cameras run.
Welcome Droplet
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
At the speed of light, a lady looks down upon streams and flowers. Close by, another listens to her words as they gently come to rest upon the petals. What subtle message do those words impart?
The Fatal Elixir
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Through my hazy vision I could see a score of bottles rolling over the table, some already had jumped to their deaths. Indistinguishable pieces of glass. I guess that's death's way of making us realise how indistinguishably pathetic we are—once dead, we are all the same.
The Passage of Time
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
She sat across the table from me as my heart pounded in my chest. The half-eaten meal sat between us, forgotten, and the candle burned low. Our hands were joined (hers felt like fire on a cold night, like a hug in an icy wind) and she looked into my eyes. That’s when she asked me, without saying a word. That’s when she told me she wanted us to be forever.
Écoutes, Échos, Espérances
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: French. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
L’Inconscient, la Conscience et leur Amphitryon parlent.
The Last Words of a Good Man
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Dez and Silas live contrasting lives. Through circumstance both achieve living deaths of contrasting natures.
Make my Joy Complete
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Used to Me
Series: Virginia's Hot Picks · Complimentary Books · Rising Fast · Poetry · Freebies, Book 67. Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
We are all lost, Tossed in a sea of shit and rot, Taught to be ourselves, But really, all they think we should’ve thought To be as they made us be. I’m just as bad at this all As I used to be. I’m worn down to naught and caught Up in a whirlwind of decay and haven’t got Two cents of sense to know what to believe, But in all this time, you should be used to me.
The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
An anonymous author has posted a manifesto calling for the worldwide elimination of the unproductive elderly. The aim is to improve the human race, physically and more importantly, economically. It goes viral and makes such logical sense that seniors world wide act on it, almost to the point of being a fad. Some of the posh retirement community of Harbor Trace join the tide.
Bonds of Affection: What Else Are There? (A Short Story on the Human Condition)
You set the price! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Physical prowess, mighty warriors. Two men enter the boxing ring. One, the reigning Champ, and the other, the one who would dethrone him: Lightning-hands Luke. Both men have trained hard for this moment, both have earned their monikers yet there can only be one World Heavyweight Champion. A match to the death ensues.
Lunacy
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story of about 2000 words. Being the head psychologist of the lone city on the moon, the last hope of humanity, is a tough and lonely job. Spotting people who have become dangers to the city is important work. But it is even more important to study the man in the mirror...