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Fiction » Literature

Sub-categories: Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Romance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Jesus Heals a Whole Village
Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adapted from the upcoming novel 'Those Who Dwell Upon The Earth', this work tells the story of a post-apocalyptic America and a small but dedicated Christian discipleship community committed to following the Gospel of Christ no matter what the outcome. This causes a great deal of trouble.
Before the sun goes down
Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Austen is a budding journalist. Landon is a spoiled rich kid. They've known each other all their lives and each has presumed much about the other. It's only when they share a car ride back to Alabama that they are obliged to really get to know each other. But is it already too late to become friends...or something more?
Jesse's Girl
Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
Кошмар, сънува мене.
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: Bulgarian. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Стихосбирка от Борис-Михаил. Интелектуална собственост на автора.
The Sitting Cop
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A police officer is sitting on the sidewalk. And the people walking by can't believe it.
Curbstone Justice
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Wally Whitcomb, the town bully, just got hogtied, tarred, feathered and beaten half to death, and sixty-eight year-old Eunice Crabby, who sits behind the reference desk at the Brandenberg Public Library, may be the only one that knows what happened.
Heaven's Embroidered Cloths
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On his deathbed, Mary McCarthy’s father sputtered, “You should have married the Jew.” The freckle-faced Irishman had always been a notorious practical jokester, a master of utterly tasteless and moronic one-liners, and never once in his seventy-plus years had the defiant braggart apologized to anyone, admitted a mistake or human frailty.
Saint Brig
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018 by SS Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Brig- a young man tossed out of his parent’s home on graduation day. Why? For daring to be himself. Unwilling to conform to their religion, or pretend to be straight, Brig leaves home on a journey that will test his fortitude in ways he never thought possible. This is the beginning of Brig's story, which concludes in the book Missionary.
The Barista
Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The father of Claudette's unborn twins is overwhelmed with fear of responsibilities and disappears. Two gay friends, one of them a priest, and two ghosts one of which takes on the form of a puppy, conspire to clear up misunderstandings and bring the couple back together for a happy ending.
The Pick Up
Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After a bizarre incident in a playground leads to accusations of molesting someone else's child, a father of two turns to the media to defend himself - but gets rather more than he bargained for. A long-ish short story (11,000 words) about bringing up children, media hysteria and building sandcastles. "Faultless and compelling" (Michael Graeme).
The Ne'er-do-wells
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meredith has just traveled cross-country to the boondocks of central Maine to visit her Aunt Gwen, the family pariah and unapologetic ne’er-do-well. For her part, Gwen doesn't even know that her sister married much less has a child.
The Pianist
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Pianist" is a literary short story set in the 1920s that examines how people react to tragedy and their motives for love.
The Voyeur
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Tin Woman Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An indecent proposal … Kate couldn’t believe her husband would actually propose that they allow a stranger to watch them in their most intimate moments. Times were hard, but this was too much. Unable to sway her husband, Kate reluctantly agrees only to find herself swept up in a maelstrom that will test her marriage, her morality, and her will.
Changes of Heart
Price: Free! Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These five short stories tell, each in their own way, what people do when change enters their lives. Written clearly and concisely, the stories are tragic, ironic, touching, and hopeful. Whether it's about love, loneliness, or the yearning for recognition, in each story a decision must be made to give up, or to keep going, in the face of new situations.
A Shade Too Dark, A Ben Harper Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jamaica inexplicably stops associating with her neighbors. The neighbors don’t know what to do, so they turn to the landlord for assistance in winning back her friendship. And once again, before he can fully get a grasp of what’s going on, Ben Harper finds himself embroiled in another tragic situation that’s just a shade too dark for comedy. This story also appears in The Ben Harper Stories Pt. 3.
Assholes
Series: Personality Disorder stories. Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A lifetime of horrible people and situations, listed simply for digestion one tiny moment at a time. Names have been changed to protect the guilty.
Deus Ex Machina
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story about nothing in particular.
Ambition, part one
Price: Free! Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Imagine a world where you are young, hot, hip – and published. Picture a long, hot summer in West London, literary prize shortlists, an alcoholic French agent you keep bumping into at random parties, priapic friends and vapid ex-girlfriends. Consider a life in which even the sight of your own reflection fills you with anxiety and where mirrors give you fear.
Promise - Short Stories From Promise Goodday
Series: African American · Short Stories · Literary. Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Promise - Short Stories from Promise Goodday These scorching short stories are taken from the novel Promise Goodday. Pete the serial rapist/killer meets his fate in an abandoned amusement park in the The story "End of the Line." In "Goose Steps" you meet Promise, sassy yet innocent and unaware of the fate about to befall her. It all converges later in the searing heartbreaking novel.