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My Metal Mind
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The trees. If we ignore them will they just go away? The continues again.
Art is Everything, Art is Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Dare to be inspired and strive to create is the challenge set down in this volume, an anthology of poems, paintings and photography by Cormac Baker. Tales of heroism and history combine to demonstrate how art can be found in everything and everything that we live and do can serve as inspiration, thus aiding our efforts to interpret and re-interpret the world anew.
Goodbye: a short story compilation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Goodbye Grandae Coop, a remorseful man must give a final goodbye to his recently departed grandfather. Iron & Metal introduces Karla whose husband is snatched from her life just after bidding goodbye. Finally in He Fell UP, a mother, faced with her husband’s truth about her autistic daughter, must accept a life changing farewell.
Mother of the Groom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"A son is a son until he takes him a wife," the old adage says, and Winifred, unwilling to give up her precious son at all, goes to outrageous means for preventing his wedding. A new short story from the acclaimed Southern author of Gifts, Flood! and Jesus Is Already Here.
The Edwards Branch Tunnel Legend
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The legend of a mid-'70s jewelry heist in east Charlotte is recounted. An 1100-word short story. Part of the psecret psociety pseries.
The End of her Time
Price: Free! Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sophie's sixty-seventh birthday brings back memories of the old days: her wonderful past with her husband and prize-winning horses. But all that's changed now, and this birthday begins a new phase of her life -- or is it the end? This book includes a sneak preview of the novel, Racing on a Wire.
Unforseen Times
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Short fiction: A childhood friend sweetens the life of a crusty Vermont snowplow operator after his mother's death.
The Last AIDS Patient
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
The Outrageous Obnubilation of Oscar Oaks Objectification of Orbs
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Another flash fiction story intended to make you laugh. I am not going to give you a synopsis, as that would probably end up the same length as the story...
First Snow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The chance discovery of an old school photo rekindles long-forgotten memories (short story, 1160 words).
Availing Asheville
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The author and his wife spend a couple of days in Asheville (NC) in 2012, witnessing and taking part in some mysterious occurrences. A 1700-word short story.
Emo Goth Girl (Francais)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Elle est vêtue de noir. Elle portait des lunettes de soleil. Il ne savait pas, quand il la voyait dans un magasin de bagel avec son frère, cette tragédie avait frappé son. Revoir encore une fois, après ce jour-là, les choses étaient différentes.
A Trek to Zeke's Island
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In September of 1986, the author (psecret psociety agent 33) and his pal, Frank von Peck (agent 107), walk along a weather-worn stone breakwater along the Cape Fear River, advancing rock by rock from Fort Fisher to Zeke's Island, as a psychoactive serum starts to take hold. A recorded transcript.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Fear of Lions
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A doting uncle offers advice to his niece on how to confront her fears ... and deals with the unhappy aftermath. A Short Story (8,850 words approx).
Ni Eien
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A girl getting ready for a date with the company of a cat. A short meditation
Standing on the Promises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Elderly Miss Allie sees her new great-grandbaby for the first time, she discovers a shocking truth about her own past, a truth that causes Miss Allie to sneak away into the woods with the baby -- who, in Miss Allie's memory-addled mind, is only a heavy doll, one she can carry no longer. A short story.
The Conductor
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Having entered into the trolleybus, you hardly notice him immediately. Though summer day in a transport usually is few people, but you can recognize this man only by hanging orange working overalls on the back of his seat.
Lily the Luddite
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For almost seven decades, ten ladies have met for lunch on May 8, to celebrate their friendship and shared history. Over the last few years the annual lunch has been fractured and interrupted, and Lily is convinced that modern technology is to blame. But “Lily the Luddite” as her friends call her, comes to recognize that we have to embrace the time were living in, before we can dial up the past.
Birds Under the Water, Heaven Moves
Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Live, and replicate. We want your kind but not you anymore. Breathe of the pollen, burst of the pollination, and outward. Give the seed to the ground, but what is this? He's still here across the water, holding himself, shivering in the grasses. Why does the sun only warm him of the drops of spring? It is, “Why does it feed us?,” but we don't ask those questions anymore.