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Tea drops
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You set the price! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories with tea in the background
Half A Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(2.75 from 4 reviews)
This eerie short-short takes place in old Prague at a hole-in-the wall watering hole during a dismal November night. Read this short fable and learn about the mystery of half a man.
The Spring On Delaney
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Albert Mullard's family, living in a small Southern town in the final years of the 19th Century, strike it rich when pure spring water begins bubbling up in their backyard. Albert and his sister, Jenny, are less interested in the implications of sudden wealth, happy enough that the cursed ants are drowned and their old dog Liberty has something cool to drink.
Tuesday (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Dave Riggler is having a typical Tuesday. But as he rolls into work, everything changes. Because today is Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, and it looks like this may be the last Tuesday. Ever. "Tuesday" is a window into one man's perspective of September 11th, as told from a seated position.
Kurungabaa - a Journal of Literature, History, and Ideas from the Sea - Vol1(1) 2008
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Price: Free! Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the first e-edition of Kurungabaa, a journal publishing diverse genres including poetry, fiction, reflective and scholarly essays, memoirs, review essays, and interviews - and art series. Making the first edition available once again after selling out the initial run will support this NFP collective and give voice to emerging writers and artists who hear the ocean speak.
Free Flash Five
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A diverse collection of five flash fiction short stories under 500 words inspired by photographs which accompany the stories.
Awash
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Flash fiction at its finest. A man is lost at sea with a sea gull as his companion.
Just One Cup
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You set the price! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Have you ever craved coffee? Then you will relate to Zeal. He is addicted to coffee and it seems to be disrupting his every waking hour. Will Zeal leave the bean behind or decide it's worth the consequences? A short story that understands the reality of caffeine.
The Man Who Murdered Himself: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This short story is a Phobos Award Winner. Kyle suffers from neurofibromatosis, a crippling disease most famously associated with the Elephant Man. When a shady medical practitioner offers Kyle a chance to cast off his deformed appearance forever, he accepts without a second thought. But does Kyle truly understand what this new treatment will cost him?
Choose Your Future
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Winner of the inaugural Canongate Prize for New Writing and first published in the prize winning anthology Scotland into the New Era. A short story about the near future written in the second person, exploring themes of art, science, politics and self determination.
Homegrown Muse
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Price: Free! Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this controversial novel, you'll meet Lyssa Smith, a woman trying to maintain a code of ethics in the cutthroat business of land development. When she stands up to a greedy developer, the truth about her offbeat family comes out, shattering her veneer of normalcy—and her dreams for the future. Her best chance to remake herself lies with Dane Callicott, a man with secrets of his own.
Condensed Life Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quick biographies of fairly famous people.
Singing Fool of Afghanistan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jack’s helmet is hit by enemy sniper fire while on a patrol in Afghanistan. The concussion causes him to sing most everything. Their orders were to go ten klicks and check for enemy activity. Sergeant Evans decides to return to base with the wounded soldier.
Madness and the Modern Home
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
His wife wants a bronze microwave. He wants an old wood burning cook stove like his mother used He doesn’t want any of the new fangled appliances that emit x-rays and gamma rays into the home.
Book 9 A Libertarian Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cmdr. Gulliver and his friends visit The United Colonies, a libertarian paradise. Here they see that taxes are low, people must pay for what they want. Estate taxes are high while income tax and sales tax are low. Freedom is supreme but is tempered by responsibility.
Festivals through Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Darcee Tana. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four short stories that are woven around Festivals and Traditions.
Playground
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes we meet friends in the strangest of places . . .
Watching the Fireworks
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mirror breaks, a marriage explodes, and all the fine things they once collected and showed off now serve to demonstrate just what went wrong. A short story about material possessions and marital infidelity, with a brief appearance by a cat.
Master of All Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
An Australian public servant had the audacity to tell world leaders to disarm. While he was around, there would be no nuclear war. He held all the trump cards and so would his son. Penberthy was a happy man when the wall fell, the U.S.S.R. imploded and the Iron Curtain rusted away. The world was safe and he had a son in high school. His son really mattered.
The Line That Deserted Him
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a bar, a clever sot is observed conning a naïve fellow patron for drinks and money.