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The Cell Tower by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Alternative history(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
House Of Worship by Donna J. Heatherly
Price: $1.99 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.
In a Loneliness by Veronica Raise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Life of Margaret in plenty: a beloved husband, a job, good friends. At least, she thought so until her 33rd birthday, when by a twist of fate or by someone's malice, Margaret was left alone in the house in the middle of the mountain forest. She is trying to get out of her captivity to find out “Who and why left her alone?” and, above all “For what?”
More. More. More. by S. A. Barton
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.
$1.00 Stories by Noreen Lace
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!
Atonement by Rowan Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Every apartment in the building was its own little universe, and what was going on in another’s universe did not concern you. It certainly did not concern Mr. Wells, a fat, selfish man. He main pastime was to listen to all the goings on in the apartments around him. Everyone in the building considered him strange, and for good reason.
At the Soups by Rowan Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can you be smothered by love? Is there really such a thing? To her mind, yes, there definitely was such a thing and she was feeling the brunt of it, suffocatingly so. She had told her dad, time and again, that she could not breathe, but he would never listen, would not listen. Well, she had warned him.
Alice Thinks by Rowan Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
She knows from experience that the trick is to stay really quiet. Really, really quiet. Quiet as a stone person in a square, or as a mouse or a chair. For if she hears you she’ll find you and then she’ll teach you a lesson. But it’s so stuffy in here, and she really, really needs to pee.
Trains & Travails by Fisher Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by M.H. Dartos. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Joseph was told by his boss: get retrained or find a job. Then Joseph is appointed a trainer who is as tech savvy as she is Japanese hot!
Pseudo Man by Abdul Sami
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry(5.00 from 16 reviews)
The Pseudoman continues to raze the foundations laid down by our ancestors. His greed and self-contempt are corrupting the true essence of humanity. War, pain, loss and futile quarrels have become our absolute fate. Will we ever wake up? Or will we all volunteer to be a casualty of this self-constructed catastrophe?
The Waiter by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Agents 32 and 33 venture to a nearby Italian restaurant (in Charlotte, NC, USA) in search of another short story, and one lands right in their laps. Approx. 1300 words. If this largely autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some crude language).
Dirty Talk by Opal Carew
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Edge of Ecstasy. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Opal Carew’s Dirty Talk is a poignant steamy romance about a woman struggling with her sexuality because of a devastating trauma from her past, and the strong, sensitive man who helps her find her way. If you love wounded bad-assed alpha heroes with a strong, protective streak then you’ll want to follow Sonny and Tal on their very special journey in Dirty Talk!
The Writer by Pat Alvarado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dissatisfied with his life and trapped in what has become a mundane and unrewarding job, the writer returns to his home town in an attempt to rectify his life and come to terms with the choices he has made. The past and the present blur in his memory, and he discovers that his future depends on how well he can write his own script. This time the writer chooses his characters more carefully.
The Burden by J.W. Carey
Price: Free! Words: 28,900. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Robert Amuigh's brother is dead, and it is meaningless. The Burden follows Amuigh’s misunderstanding of himself and the world around him. A short narrative that struggles to cement the blurred line between identity, mental illness and what it really means to be free in the early 21st century.
Peregrinaje del Alma Sola III by Jerónimo García Pérez (Jegarpe)
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Breve diario de un verano activo. Temas líricos, sentimentales, intimistas , personalistas. Crónicas viajeras.
The Code of Buddyhood by William Bernhardt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
There couldn't be a more unlikely pair of best friends. Bobby's cautious, social ineptitude and romantic fumblings offset Mark's flamboyant, devil-may-care attitude, his irrepressible pranks, and his prowess with shapely coeds. But the cardinal rule of the Code--"A buddy does not move in on another buddy's girl"--requires Bobby to watch quietly as Mark makes time with the woman of his dreams...
Korsakoff Blight by Eddie Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Upon inheriting the home of his deceased father, Korsakoff Blight embarks on a bizarre journey into the center of the creative soul.
Défaillances by Marie-Pierre Bardou
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2017 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Une petite fête entre amis, un soir d’été caniculaire. May et son mari ont invité leurs proches. Ce qui devrait être un moment agréable, quelques heures de détente et de partage, se transforme rapidement en chaos et en catastrophe… Construite en flash-backs, pleine de chausse-trappes et d’impasses, cette histoire est avant tout celle de nos défaillances – d’amis, d’amants, de parents…