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Germaphobia Singapura (An Annoying Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Approx. Short Story Length: 11 pages / 3,160 words - Roy had always dreamed of living abroad in the tropics, somewhere remote and exotic. So accepting the offer to teach in Singapore was a no-brainer. But poor Roy failed to anticipate how living in one of the world's most densely populated cities would arouse his intuitive preoccupation with cleanliness.
Passing Warmth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How strange and peaceful this death business is. And yet, in our culture, there's so much fuss.
Elevator Going Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inside a Federal office building on a defunct army base, a woman is slowly going crazy—without any tangible reason—but rather an illogical, lingering fear of losing her career, her husband, and her mind, after a co-worker is murdered. ELEVATOR GOING DOWN is a horror story about how a person can be driven over the edge of reality and slip into a world of madness.
He and She
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story about a woman trying to rid herself of an abusive relationship. But the problem may not only be him.
Closer to the End
Series: Poetry, Book 45 · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks. Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You ain't ever Gonna break my heart. You already took my pride. You lied to me From the start And stole everything I had inside. I just wanna die.
Can't Stop Singing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens if the songs in your head insist on coming out? One woman had this problem, with devastating effects.
The Complications of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Complications of Life is a collection of short stories that remind us of just that, the complicated nature of life. These stories are a peak into the world of men and women in the hereafter of their lives, doing the best with what they have left.
Protectors
You set the price! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the monsters under your bed - the ones that you were taught to fear - were protecting you? What if they were protecting you from the real danger?
Certainties
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Regret In Triptych
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The mystery of Andros Koresh’s disappearance the day after burying his wife has gone unanswered for seven months. His return brings a question more immediate than why he left, though. He’s looking for something from his ex-lover Lindsey Falco regarding the death of his wife, but Andros is going to have to deal with her husband first, to get it.
Meredith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
a middle-aged man gazes out from his empty little store, staring at the abandoned winter sea-front and the fjord, when he is interrupted by an unexpected and out of place customer. immediately he notices her similarity to the love who left him decades before, triggering a flood of questions about his life and loves.
An Affair With Death
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
A Guilty Conscience
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story sketch about mist and guilt and life decisions.
The Last Words of a Suicidal Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
the story of a disillusioned ungalleried artist who decides to leave the world by painting a masterpiece in his own blood written and left behind by a an equally disillusioned author just before he commited suicide.
Last Orders at Waterloo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
Sand Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life is not a circle...it's a spiral. You come back to not where you were, but a place that has familiarity. Arny Woods' earliest and fondest memory was in playing soldiers in the sandbox in the back yard. He was too young to see the cycle return in high school, but the shock of combat at D Day opened his eyes.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories explore the relationship between physical places and the lives of people in them or affected by them. The places – an abandoned factory, a lonely beach in winter, an old water tank, a beer joint, a cemetery and others – elicit all kinds of responses from all kinds of characters. Different stories are funny, creepy, sad, heart-warming, subtly erotic. All are thought-provoking.
Roller Coaster Ride
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Roller Coaster Ride is a short story, first person prose. Although it is a short story, it is Imagist Poetry in style. Like life, this ride is a psychological journey, so if you feel ready, strap in and enjoy the ups & downs!
Spring Cleaning
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story examines the mind and history of Marian, whose mind will not allow her to live completely in the present.
The Furrowed Brow
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
London, 1705. In an isolated country home, Anthony, an eccentric bachelor obsessed with studying human behavior, embarks on an unorthodox experiment: switching places with his butler, Philip. What begins as an innocent, amusing analysis soon turns into a perilous ordeal, leaving Anthony with a life-altering choice to make.

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