Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Hitch Hikers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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The eight short stories in this collection feature different situations in which someone picks up someone else for a ride. Some of the stories are slightly weird, some are scary, some are surprising. Taken together, they provide a picture of the extreme range of humanity and of interaction between people.
Roller Coaster Ride
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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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
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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
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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.
In Isolation We Are All Parasites
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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There is a story that floats around Norway, passing from ear to ear - of a man, an old musician, who lives alone on the isle of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, maintaining the largest Global Seed Vault on Earth. Forlorn with the death of his wife, he spends his days obsessing over the Seedbank, wasting away until bitter death greets. But death does not have to be bitter.
No Permission Needed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This book is just a story told by a man... But reading his story will change the way you think about your life. It will change the way you look at the relationships around you and the relationships you are in. It will give you reason to reflect more thoughtfully on your dreams. And more importantly, it will challenge your beliefs about your own, inevitable death.
Mike, from the Mail Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Mike watches her at work from his mail room. He watches her at night from outside her home. She is different, not like all the others. He hates to mislead her, but it is the only way to be invited into her home. He belongs there. She is saving herself for him, just as he is saving himself for her. Yes, this time will be different.
Delphine
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Lying underneath the floorboards of Delphine's home, he watches her. He doesn't know why, he doesn't know anything, but he is compelled to watch. The intimate synergy between someone imprisoned and someone free, but who is trapped in her own dark emotions.
The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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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.
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
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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
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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
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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
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.