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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
I Don't Want To Die by Brittany Gates
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"How can medicine stop the aging process? It can't." Grandma is in her 80's and doesn't like getting old. Her mobility is shot and she's always in pain. As a result, she throws tantrums and yells at her family. Her granddaughter, Jessica, describes what life is like for all involved over a period of time, while wondering what will happen to her when she becomes old.
Daughter of Dichol by Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
The tale of Lando and Dichol, a story about two gods who visited the kingdom of Kale to dwell among mortals. No one knows what caused the sisters to be like night and day, but my Great Grandmother knows what they do not speak of. So, she speaks and I listen...and sometimes, like right now, I ask..."What if it's not just a story?"
Forgotten Memories by James McGregor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Visitor after visitor comes to see Oliver. All sharing the same name as his son and daughter. And, all sharing the same interests. None of which have Oliver's interests at heart.
Joseph Smith The Twenty-Fifth by Mel C. Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new Mormon prophet emerges in Salt Lake City and takes on multiple spirit-wives. He pursues a married, female Deseret News journalist and is perused by an Agnostic jack-Mormon who is angry with the official church in Salt Lake. Meanwhile, a Buddhist space-time traveler named Sensei seeks out the new prophet to help him understand life on a deeper level. Theological sparks fly.
Unscheduled by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A simple ride in an elevator can become stressful when one imagines it crashing. But there are other consequences which might be worse...
Badalte Huye by Dr. Chandresh Kumar Chhatlani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: Hindi. Published: February 6, 2020 by Prachi Digital Publication. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
बदलते हुए’ लघुकथा संग्रह में पुरातन आदर्शवाद और रूढ़ियों को तोड़ने का प्रयास करती रचनाओं के साथ-साथ शिल्प को थोड़ा बदलते हुए कुछ ऐसी लघुकथाओं को भी स्थान देने का प्रयास किया है, जो आज की पीढ़ी से किसी भी तरह से जुडी हैं और इस तरह की कुछ लघुकथाओं को अपने में समेटे हुए आप सभी पाठकों के समक्ष यह संग्रह ‘बदलते हुए’ प्रस्तुत है।
The Hawk Volume 3 by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 339,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the series' conclusion, the death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric Snyder. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
The Hawk Volume 2 by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 251,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
While Stanford Taylor and Renee Ahern battle depression, Marek Jagucki reveals his past, as well as the connection he shares with Eric. Meanwhile, the Snyders prepare to travel to New York, but will Seth be there to meet them?
The Hawk Volume 1 by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 255,760. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the early 1960s, painter Eric Snyder harbors a secret known only to his wife, Lynne. When Eric’s latest disappearance raises the suspicions of best friends Sam and Renee Ahern, Lynne can no longer keep the truth under wraps. While the Aherns ponder this phenomenon, Eric embarks upon a search for his father, once again taking him far from the woman he loves.
The Blue Midnight Tunnel by Varughese Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, written in the style of magic realism, follow fraternal twins as they escape the womb, to join their family in the southern Indian state of Kerala.
Helluva Life by David Halliday
Series: Picture books for Adults. You set the price! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I am losing my voice. Words. Vocabulary. I am forgetting what things are called. 'Thing' is my go to word. It is not Alzheimer. It is something else. Something worse.
Party to a Disaster (Scenes of Winter: Episode 7) by Chris McAuliffe
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Overwhelmed by his father's denials of Julie Creggan's accusations, Michael escapes with Danny and Austin to the Bro Squad's blow-out party. There amid a spectacular bonfire and a house crowded with music, alcohol and drugs, Michael's compulsion to score a sexual victory with Danny falters but leads to their first stumbling conversation on consent. Others at the party will not be so fortunate.
Among the Oaks by Matt DeLaney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A 43-year-old lobbyist ventures into the oak woodlands to hang himself. As he searches for a tree, he solidifies his reasons for taking his own life. This short story explores the sorrow of a world in which industrialization devours natural beauty, affluence breeds emptiness, and death swallows up life indiscriminately – and the will to live in spite of it all.
Sunshine Came Softly... by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short story written on the theme, 'First Thing in the Morning.' It tells of a an easy beginning to the day. The story has used the opening line from 'Sunshine Superman,' a song written by Donovan.
Alienation Victim by Adesanya
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
He had never before heard of Parental Alienation Syndrome, but after a bitter divorce and a custody battle tear him away from the kids he loves so dearly, he’ll quickly learn the meaning of the term. An Internationally Bestselling true-to-life contemporary family drama that bravely discusses an often overlooked subject.
Boulevard Circus & Other American Stories by Giovanni Crespi de Denaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Boulevard Circus & other American stories is comprised of four short-stories of life in America from an immigrant's perspective. Coming to America, often full of false hopes and dreams, what happens when the reality doesn't quite match up to the vision? How does someone cope when everything goes wrong? Author Giovanni Crespi De Denaro examines the human condition and sometimes finds it wanting.
The Seventeen Executions of Signore Don Vashta: A Brain Jar Press Short Story by Peter M. Ball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: American English. Published: January 21, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sixteen executions have failed. The seventeenth is about to begin. Beal devoted his life to the study of executions. The notorious Don Vashta is the greatest challenge any executioner can face: an immortal criminal who always rises from the dead to sin again. A short story about a job that turns into a friendship,and a friendship that becomes an obsession.
Alternate University by Ian Gabriel Mitchell
You set the price! Words: 203,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Relationships, psychedelics, sex, and philosophy all revealed through the college experience of Porter Bloom. Alternate University follows Porter as he navigates the private university environment in this seven-semester epic; an open, honest, hilarious depiction of modern college life. Ian Gabriel Mitchell's debut novel shies away from nothing.
El Lucero Oscuro by Juan F Garcia Millan
Price: Free! Words: 49,900. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Un hombre es despedido de la empresa en la que trabaja, pero no asume el despido. Se presenta todos los días ante las puertas de la fábrica, en un intento de ocultar a su mujer su nueva situación personal y laboral. Con estas premisas como punto de partida, podemos observar conductas como la infidelidad, el chismorreo, la hipocresía social, el acoso escolar o incluso la violencia de género.