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User Pays
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
Shafted Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
Dismantle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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A week is a long time in politics. In diary format, one political candidate chronicles his drastic change of fortune as he goes from the potential Prime Minister to a pariah within his own party.
American Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Killer Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Twelve years after a once in a hundred year super storm, Hurricane Tammy suddenly changed direction and headed towards New York, on election day.Whilst a combination of freak conditions exaggerated the impact of the storm, its impact would change the direction of American society as its citizens finally got the message from Mother Nature.
Disclosure - Is This the First ET Interview?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Millions of people around the planet are eagerly anticipating Disclosure, when the Extraterrestrials who have been in our skies reveal themselves. While that day still lies off in the future, a spontaneous visit by an ET to a regional daytime radio talk show was recently aired. Is this the first interview with an ET ever to hit the airwaves and Internet? You decide. Satire - Humor - Short Fiction
A Walk In The Sun
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Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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When a routine fire inspection halts Polly’s plans to build a dream house in Marin County, California, she takes on the machine of County government to get things changed. How far will she go and what consequences will the system extract from her in the process?
Stasis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, Kurt Williams has spent the last twenty years as a Libertarian refugee from a collapsing society. On his return to civilization, what he finds is nothing short of devastating. In an America where big government has run amok and nearly everything is outlawed, will his defiance and courage be enough to restore sanity?
The Elsphere Notes: From Holidays to Olympics to Everyday - Els Besieged and Pushing Back!!!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Carriers of elevated human spirit, the Elsprights - Els for short - are besieged everywhere. The Holiday spirit was quickly smothered, the Olympic spirit attacked, and everyday works for the greater good are targeted everywhere. Always intrepid, natural connectors, there is now an upsurge in their messages to each other - ethereal rays of life, weaving together the big Pushback!
The Revolution Will Have Endless Breadsticks
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by a conversation that occurred after driving past an Olive Garden that was, as always, overflowing onto the sidewalk with Baby-Boomer aged people.
The Death of the Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."
Who's Catcher McCall?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(2.00 from 1 review)
"I became a hero by mistake. My desire was to be an honest coward like everyone else. Yet, I argued with the gods of power and influence and stirred up evil. And learned - the difference between a hero and a coward is not what you think, but what you do about it. I have no desire to save the world or defend the rights of others; merely my intent is to be invisible and pick my causes."