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Going Home
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
1565 words, Elizabeth faces up to old resentments when she revisits her roots.
Stepping Out of My Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Thirty-six-year-old Jake Mild is run over by an idiot in a tricked-out truck and wakes up standing in an open grave. Figuring he died, he hurries back to his apartment to keep his ex-wife from cleaning him out, but instead sees Sierra, a young girl, walking along the road. Jake discovers he can do cool tricks to help her out of trouble, but things quickly turn deadly. Can he save her?
That Little Devil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Rogelio enjoyed playing with his friend George in the ditch behind his house. And Rogelio's mother was glad he had a friend to play with until she found out George's true identity. Short story by Scott Semegran. This short story was first published in The Next One Literary Journal, Texas Tech University Honors College - Winter 2003-2004.
The Butterfly Effect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A father watches his daughters lovingly care for a squirmy gang of caterpillars. When they morph into butterflies, the girls witness the true meaning of life... unfortunately. A short story by Scott Semegran.
In My Garage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A couple of years ago, I made a pact with my two best friends, Nolan and Jacob. We decided that we would spend the last night before the end of the world partying in my garage. And that's just what we did. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Summers Run: An American Boyhood
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?
Cell U.R. Tales from the Script
You set the price! Words: 88,460. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A love story of our future as human cell-phones, a multi-media comedic satire of everything you love about B Movies and black-and-white thinking mixed with tomorrow's science and technology. A male Metroplexual loves two women; the belly-dancing Gypsy fortune teller Vampire Elvirus, and a SuperUser's beautiful, Wiccan, earth-mother daughter Louise, in the DevaState. Intelligent design evolves!
The Transformation of an Egg: A One-act Play
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short (12-18 min.), comic one-act play, three eggs in a nest discuss their fate. Cast for two women and one man, the clever, light-hearted script is G-rated. No costumes or sets are needed, and movement is minimal. While it is equally funny in large venues, this is the perfect low-budget one-act play for small theaters, clubs, churches, schools and living-room readings.
Love on the Subway: A One-act Play with Monologues
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short one-act play (10-20 min), three strangers stranded on a subway swap stories about the first time they fell in love. The play consists of a brief segment of dialogue, followed by three monologues. It can be performed by 1 woman alone, 3 woman, or 2 women and 1 man. No sets are required, and actors may remain seated, making it an ideal venue for small theaters/performance spaces .
The Prodigal Sons
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At 30, William Koopman knows he needs to move out of the family farm house, where he still lives with his parents and grandmother. But his wife escapes first. A week after she leaves him, William's shiftless younger brother returns home. As rain pelts the family farm all season, William must go after Marcy, keep from killing his brother, and save the farm - and maybe himself - in the process.
Chercher Les Chanterelles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General
Calvin Hampson, protagonist from "Friendly Fire", takes a long weekend off in the fall and ends up in California's redwood country. There he meets an attractive marketing consultant from French Canada and they have a series of out-of-body experiences after eating exotic and rare albino chanterelles.
HOUDINI by Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father is challenged in an escape game by his oldest son and loses in front of the family. Instead of celebrating his son, he interprets the victory as a challenge to his authority and seeks retribution.
MOLOKA'I BOY by Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A four-year-old learns lessons of life and death on his grandmother's remote island ranch.
THE PRINCE OF WALES by Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The two brothers from the novels MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA and PUNAHOU BLUES resurface in this hunting episode set on the east end of Moloka'i island. Ben and Jeff are camped above Brownie's Gulch when Ben fires across Kainalu Valley at a buck. Jeff is about to discover the underpinnings of his brother's relationship with their grandmother.
Scattered Fake Sunflowers
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sully finds a match to his vase in a place he never would have expected: the beginning of a short story series titled Nature's Molding.
The Island
Price: Free! Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The island was to be a retreat from the world where an aging man could contemplate on his life and the reality of his existence. He had spent much time studying the complexities of modern science and its implications for philosophy and now was the time to synthesize. But real life drama intervenes as he realizes that he cannot simply escape the desires and threats of island life.
ZombieStop Parade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story has nothing to do with zombies. It portrays the humor and the drama of the struggle against Wall Street. The characters conduct an online campaign of ridicule against the cash-grab mentality. Their street-savvy satire wins them supporters, but also create enemies in the media. It's a story that challenges but also offers to entertain.
A Most Excellent Love
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Few people are privileged to possess one life-long friendship that endures through heartache, separation,and economic depression,as well as happier times. Rebecca Heyward was blessed to have two such relationships; a childhood friend and the love of her life. Follow her travels and adventures growing up near Charleston, S.C. in the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s. Sometimes it is possible to go home
Erinnerung
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ein Mann ohne Namen telefoniert mit seiner Frau, so wie jeden Tag. Eigentlich nichts besonderes, aber was so alltäglich erscheint, ist in Wirklichkeit sehr fragil.
Portman, The Great Exchange Artist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the legendary world of Wall Street during the days leading up to the current financial turmoil, PORTMAN, THE GREAT EXCHANGE ARTIST is the story of the volatile and ultimately fragile friendship that develops between the brash Richard Portman and the story’s shy narrator, Clark Knowles, as they vie for the attention of the beautiful Lara Spellman and for lucrative stock-trading jobs.