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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
He Doesn't Belong: a short story by Heather Justesen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.
Before Dark, and After by Bernard Fancher
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Poems that explore the interstice between light and dark, day and night, perhaps even good and evil.
El último invierno by Alberto de la Madrid
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
El protagonista ha vivido la lucha, la ilusión, la esperanza del tardofranquismo y la transición. Se supone que también el consiguiente desencanto diluido en toda la crónica nacional que el relato conlleva. Vivir a pleno pulmón de deportista, con sus hazañas de ascensiones alpinas, y la admiración de sus fraternos héroes. Inquieto escolar, con sus recorridos por España y toda Europa en un...
La edad madura by Alberto de la Madrid
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La edad madura es un trabajo que intenta recoger el universo de un hombre que, llegado al tiempo de la jubilación, se encuentra entre las manos un ma-nojo de interrogantes que día tras día ocupan sus reflexiones: el emotivo recuerdo de una amante, su vida de viajero, su pasión por la montaña, la muerte del padre.
Less of Everything by Dave Shaw
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by NAP BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
by Dave Shaw. Dave Shaw is a writer from somewhere in Canada. His work has been featured on Temporary Infinity, Coffinmouth, Internet Poetry, and other online sources. He curates the website 'Lit Mixtapes'.
Modern Art by Tal Vinnik
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A short story about a celebrated restoration artist who comes to the Vatican to work in the Sistine Chapel during renovations in the mid 1980s. He keeps to himself, but is soon unable to keep his secret from spiraling his life out of control as his time in the holy city goes on.
The Old Man And The Sea Monster by Shane Greenhough
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 4 reviews)
All the fish are gone, stolen away by an unknown and possibly terrible force. With a young boy as his witness, one old man waits for the culprit to return to the scene of the crime.
The Dogcatcher's Kid by Ramsey Elias
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a boy is raised like a dog…and then thrust into the modern world? The Dogcatcher's Kid tells the story of Peter, a stoic dogcatcher who adopts the discarded dogs he should be euthanizing. When he takes possession of an abandoned baby, Peter is forced to confront the society he abandoned long ago.
If I Had My Way by Lena Sledge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
If I Had My Way is a collection of ten short stories. Some are surprising and some are subtle. But each will leave you asking, what would you do if you had your way?
Numerous Narritives by H Jason Schulz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A collection of 25 of my short stories including Halloween stories, Christmas stories, Ghost stories, Science fiction, and so much more! These short stories will entertain and delight you. Easy to read and suitable for all ages. I'm sure you will enjoy them!
Face in the Water (A Short Story) by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jerusalem, 1989: After his best friend dies of a drug overdose, a Georgia Tech student walks away from his life, eventually winding up in the ancient and narrow streets of Jerusalem during the first Palestinian Intifada. An early short story written by Charles Sheehan-Miles, author of the surprise indie bestseller Republic: A Novel of America's Future.
Larks Monthly Review, January 2012 by Daniel Pool
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larks Fiction Magazine brings you the best in amateur indie literature each week. Now Larks Monthly Review brings you the best of each week in one monthly installment! In this issue; James Vachowski, Luke M. Jones, Ron Koppelberger, David Wright, Tess Pfeifle, Samantha Jubilee, Josh Freeman, Melinda Giordano, Quentin A. Ponratz and Russell Bradbury-Carlin.
The Old Sofa by Brazen Snake Books
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eight authors expose the secrets hidden in an old sofa, including ghosts of days gone by, help for those in need, and sometimes even special gifts, though the price may be too much to ask. Go ahead, sit down and get comfy. What will the old sofa say to you?
Sadness of love by Aliona Tim
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: Russian. Published: January 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Преодолеть кризис четверти жизни, и снова начать воплощать мечты, думать по-новому – в этом героине помогает сила творчества и искусства, сила сильных и слабых. Главный герой – молодая женщина, бежит в “никуда”, где находит ответы на свои вопросы, где отпускает бывшую любовь, находит людей, которые понимают ее, и мужчину, готового для нее на подвиги во имя взаимной любви, обретая себя заново.
Agricultural Production in the Sudan by Paul Samael
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A (very) short story about sunflowers, a Sheikh and the desire to change the world. Does not contain any statistics about Sudanese agriculture (sorry).
Dancers of the Third Age by Judith Granahan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,050. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Anna Mae, bewildered, frightened by her own sudden irrational behavior, blurts out a long held, dark secret to friends she believes will understand what she did. They don’t. Fueled by their own pasts, Libby and Ginger unravel. Hiding anger and disbelief, they take Anna Mae on a road trip to face the people they feel she’s wronged. Their journey changes them, and those they meet along the way.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1 by Worth Tuttle Hedden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Kodachrome by Jason Jahns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by North Star Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
A global revolution cuts across cultural, economic, and geographic divides in a world of double-crosses, prophets, spies, presidential candidates, and Chinese revolutionaries. On its way to a truly surprise ending, Kodachrome features a thriller-like tempo, the foresight of science fiction, deep social truths normally found only in histories, and a plot that you have never seen before-anywhere.
An American Fable by Fred Jay Gordon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ambition. Luck. Murder. New York in 1950’s. Aris Bellerophon claims a gypsy said he’d be famous at 25. Brim Oscar Birmingham, a huge radio personality who’s overweight and childless, arranges a screen test for Aris who's so joltingly watchable he's rushed into a cowboy movie with his horse, Pegasus. Brim manipulates the press and Aris becomes an overnight sensation. Each one wins, almost.