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Monkey Bars by Jay Nichols
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
On the precipice between salvation and ruin, an unnamed man sits alone in a parked car, waiting for something to happen. Reminiscing about the good old days will only take him so far. It's up to him - and only him - to choose his fate.
The Story Of The Great Steam Calliope by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
An inverse correlation seems to exist between an invention's size and its numerical success. Small inventions can infest the world (mobile phones, Velcro, spray cans). Larger ones can appear to (shopping trolleys, cars, shipping containers). But really large ones do not (suspension bridges, radio telescopes, tunnel boring machines). Norman Watt's invention was at the latter category's extreme end…
A Beer at the End of the World by Russ Anderson, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Marcus is a time traveler who, on his first trip through time, ends up not where he intended but in a mysterious junkyard full of strange artifacts and machinery. As he quickly discovers, he's not alone here, and the answer to what has happened to him and the motley assortment of strangers that surround him can only be revealed after they've all had a nice, cool drink at the Last Stop Bar & Grill.
BALADA: The Sight Of You Recalls The Grief's That Locked Within man’s Bosom Bide; by Solea Razvan
Series: BALADA: A Symphony of Eternity, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mashups
Yesterday was Oblivion, tomorow Desolation arrives, but tonight we stand in the silence between both and neither.
From Mumbai to Peshawar by Aaryan
You set the price! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Mashups
Two stories, one narrated as a terrorist, the other as a victim. The first work of fiction, based on true life incidents, written in an attempt to unite the youth of India and Pakistan for a movement against terrorism.
The Parker-Flinte Expedition by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: Australian English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mashups
This is another of my pointless flights of fancy. Oh no! you say. Why do you keep writing this rubbish? Why why why? And the answer is, I don't know. I mean it's simply what comes out the end of my fingers when I start typing. A kazillionty-five rewrites in the hope of getting it to half make sense, cobble up something which might pass for a cover, take a deep breath and hit the upload button and
The Brass Pandemonium by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
As the years mount one’s outlook on life can mellow, and oft with this comes an inclination to rail less vigorously against the elements (you might say), to see one's failures in a softer light and to be less reticent in trumpeting one's triumphs – though softly still and with elemental decorum. So let me open the door on my private life and affairs the merest fraction and I’ll tell you a story…
Tales From The Tar Baby "...Up The Track" by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: Tales From The Tar Baby. Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: Australian English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Fiction » Mashups(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Being memories and observations from selected events and personal experiences gathered during trips from Alice Springs to Darwin over one's lifetime, fifteen hundred K's from the Red Heart to the Top End – most recently in our retirement motor-home Tar Baby. How boring, thinks you. And so did I at first, but as I started writing I began to remember things, some recent and others from my childhood…
Astronaut School by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Mashups(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The astronauts of Albaqaaaru believed you couldn't start training too early. At the very least you couldn't start thinking about being an astronaut too early, and thus they developed the way of the Hall, trading halls where one behaved as if behaving well was life or death. It wasn't always that way. Five year old Kiki Strand is making her first visit to a Hall.
J. by David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
When journalist Veda Jenkin stumbles across a secret society dedicated to restoring the rightful king of England, she finds herself drawn into another world, of rituals and saints, the Zen Jewish Blues, jazz, mathematical opera, Jacobean theatre, Velcro jumping, Argonauts and argonauts, Jason and JASOn, Bedekeepers and Beadkeepers, and learns that when the Jay comes, the king will be crowned.
The Conqueror by Louis Shalako
Price: Free! Words: 64,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mashups
The Great Khan, Jumalak of the Horde, leads a victorious army which must be fed and which might be dangerous to disband. His navy has doubled in size in two or three short years. His neighbours, including King Lowren of Lemnia and Eleanora, Queen of Windermere, can see which way the wind is blowing. In the coming conflict it will not be possible to remain neutral. An alternate universe.
Sweat Dreams by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: Australian English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
Dreams are just dreams, right? And as Jack Cadney says in my towering literary work "McCullock's Gold", how can dreams have any meaning when everything in them is so crazy? …And yet, on rare occasions, someone dreams some winning lottery numbers or which horse will win the Melbourne Cup. Oh yes. And for your information, a "Sydney Harbour" is the standard Australian unit of mega-gargantuan volume.
Showcase by O.K Alleyne
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
Three, short, less than 3000 word, competition winning story entries by 'Anderson I: The Acute Case of Anthrax' author O.K. Alleyne. Showcase has been written as a thank you to everyone who has supported me in my first year of publication.
The Three Wizened Men by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Nothing happens in isolation. Momentous events are always accompanied by peripheral happenings, each with a greater or lesser link to the main issue. Often these affairs are overshadowed, and when the dust finally settles and the official accounts are written they are, for one reason or another, not included. Such applied to certain other doings relevant to that first Christmas Day...
Peter Pan’s Last Adventure (In Wonderland) by Stacy Sorrells
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is the story of Peter Pan’s last trip to The Neverland, and it begins the evening Alice returns home from Wonderland. Advisory-The Queen of hearts succeeds at taking off heads.
. . . Constant Red . . . by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
At a time when the one per centers can have their way with whatever they want, they decide the color red is counter-productive. Can they just pull it off the shelves?
A Preposterous Portfolio of Parodies: Free Selections from Spoofs of The Hobbit, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Star Trek and More by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: Free! Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mashups
A collection of short parodies, excerpted from the award-winning Henry Potty series and An Unexpected Parody: The Unauthorized Spoof of The Hobbit, How Game of Thrones Will End, and new side-splitting material for readers young and old. A delightful romp through the world's favorite franchises.