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366 Squared Volume 3: March
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume was published out of sequence. The reasons for that were explained in Volume 4. We are more than a year late. But we have three billion years before the sun expands into a red giant, swallows the Earth, and all this will be moot anyway. So, relax, pour yourself a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and enjoy this collection of brand new 366-word flash fiction stories.
On Tollswitch Hill Stories from the Averraine Cycle
Series: The Averraine Cycle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fans of “A Spell in the Country” and “Casting in Stone” will love these stand-alone tales from the world of the Averraine Cycle An unholy brew of remorse and redemption, in a world where the magic doesn’t always go the way you planned.
366 Squared Volume 4: April
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Hey dude, what happened to March?" I know, I know. The last volume to come out was February. We moved. It was a big, traumatic move that involved a computer standing idle at the other house. There will be a volume 3 for March, I promise. Someday. Meanwhile, this is Vol 4: a little less fantasy,a little more historical fiction, and the usual dollop of science fiction. 366 words per day, as always.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Ghost Coach: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sarah hasn't been sleeping well. Turns out, she has a ghost in her house. But this ghost has a problem. And only Sarah can solve it.
366 Squared Volume 5: May
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the merry, merry month of May, a collection of 31 short stories to wipe that spring-is-here smirk right off your face. As usual, a blend of science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and the occasional mini-essay. As always, each story told in exactly 366 words.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quality speculative fiction featuring new work from around the world. Each issue has great new fiction, reviews and articles of interest to readers, writers and, well just about everybody. You can subscribe to Aurealis by visiting our website at We are on Facebook too!
Bewitched by Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young student wizard runs into more danger than he expected on a trip to town...and finds an even more unexpected friend.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 15 reviews)
In this fantasy-comedy Hym and Hur are a young couple who never age and have been in love for more than a century. They also possess magical abilities, two of which are either to play pranks on humankind or to perform good deeds. Enacting both at once is now what gets them into trouble, especially since it's the unruly character of Death they must deal with to bring their plans to fruition.
Writer's Choice Shorts: The Ballad of the Moon Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The children remember old tales and dreams. They remember the moon lady and the sun lord.
A Short Trilogy of Quiet
Series: Cady and Sam. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
All three Cady and Sam stories now in one book... "Interruptions" - An unwanted visitor makes for some equally as unwanted excitement. "Living in the Moment" - An unexpected visit from the in-laws can cause problems... "A Blankie for Baby" - Making a baby blanket for an unusual friend could be more than bargained for!
366 Squared. Volume 6: June
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Writer's Choice Shorts: I Wish I Could Remember His Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
'I Wish I could Remember His Name' is a contemporary fantasy short story based on New Zealand mythology.. Maori mythology includes a god of the forest and guardians of the trees. A heart broken young wife, trying to establish her eco-tourist business finds her life improves when a mysterious stranger lends a hand.
The Dragon's Birth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(Non-romance, 5,000-word short story). Two young men stumble into an ancient secret that changes their world. When young King Darok of Coraji uncovers an ancient dragon key, he wonders if the dragon legends about his family are true. With the help of his friend, K'ni, Darok endeavors to discover the truth. Is it possible the dragon blood of the royal family is more than a myth?
Three Little Jewels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THREE LITTLE JEWELS is a collection of three short stories. The unique characters in these stories learn valuable life lessons and transform by the end of each tale. The stories are told through fantasy, suspense, and tragedy.
Winter's Peak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the frozen north of Argosia, an unending war rages between Troll and Braevyn. Led by Kaya, the ageless, shape-shifting Braevyn bear a centuries-old hatred for the Trolls who wrested the massive stone bluff called Winter's Peak from them and took it as their own long ago. This is the story of Kaya and Lokni and their choices that unwittingly bring about the downfall of the Braevyn people.
Jewels of a False God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Firran and the Mouse are willing to pay well for murder. But the best assassin in town has a history with the intended victim, and she's just been waiting for the right time...
The Folly of Miss Harrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An account of Miss Alyssa Harrow, an alchemist of dubious repute, yet impeccable breeding, as she mounts an archaeological excursion on the edge of the empire. A fantastical fiction in 12,000 words.
366 Squared Volume 2: February
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume contains twenty-nine entries covering the month of February. It turned out to be a difficult month, and there are more mini-essays than I originally planned. There is also a lot more fantasy and less science fiction than I thought there would be. Oh well, I can only take this project where the source material allows me to. We'll see what happens in the next volume.
Four Crazy Short Stories
Series: Short Stories · Books in Print · Literary. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Who is out of control, the crazy government or the citizens telling their tales of woe? Absurdity versus reality—is there a difference? These four widely read stories will have you scratching your head and wondering what the author might have been smoking. But don’t worry it’s all in his head and it’s all a matter of time before you hear the news and go, “Hey wait a minute, I read that somewhere.”