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The Bridge: A short story
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What’s more important, the book or the members? In "Reality Book Group," three college professors invite a book-loving ex-convict to join them. Selected from more than 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. Plus 3 other 10-minute plays
The Pride of Howard County
Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the story of John Lincoln as he travels from the suburbs of Macon Georgia to New York City and finally to the Roger’s farm in Howard County Missouri. It’s on this farm a wayward spirit discovers a life he couldn’t have ever imagined, a place to heal and have his faith in mankind restored. With intense highs and crushing lows this is the story of the enduring nature of the human spirit caug
The John Doe
Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They would have liked to know who the John Doe was, but more importantly they wanted to know what he was. And what was his power, the power they did not understand? He could not be allowed free. He was not an ordinary man.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir?
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This a short play for two actors that follows a school-age boyfriend and girlfriend through a break-up. Suitable for all ages. No performance fee required as long as authorial attribution is correctly used.
The Jefferson Solution
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The United States is fraught with turmoil and unrest unlike anything it has ever experienced before. Across the land true loyalists and patriots strive to find the solution to the ills that plague America. Finally, one lone individual, born into a family that has dedicated itself to serving at the highest level possible for any American, discovers the one solution he knows will be the answer.
The Watch
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1939 and war looms between Britain and Germany. An elderly Scottish politician boards a night sleeper train at Euston, London but this will be like no other journey he's made!
On the Terrace
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story. A sunny summer holiday. A few days relaxing in the corner of the bar terrace and observing a mixed bunch of guests.
A Love Awry
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Despite everything you had hoped for, despite your wide-eyed optimism, love doesn't always happen the way you wanted it to. For some it's a "happily ever after", but for others, it's a gamble that leaves you feeling shafted and at odds with your heart.
Together Again
Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ray and Lori fall in love while in high school. Sparks would almost jump between them. Just as their relationship begins to blossom her family suddenly moves away. She is crushed, and he - devastated. Ray had found the love of his life, but now she was gone. His heartache and emotions could smolder only so much. He has a crazy plan that was doomed to fail, but he would not lose her again.
Stealing Sunday
Price: Free! Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
John and Kim, a married couple that has learned that it is nearly impossible for them to conceive a child together, devise a strange way to remedy the situation, only to find that they may have gone too far.
L'Impasse
Price: Free! Words: 31,120. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Un guide se met à saigner du nez et déroute une famille, un couple s'installe avec leur fils à Harlem, une fille redécouvre son père lors d'une nuit du nouvel an à Dubaï, un homme s'impose de monter un sommet, deux camionnettes se heurtent à La Paz, un fantôme apparait dans un bureau à Shinjuku... De Paris à Shanghai, de New-York à Tokyo, recueil de nouvelles où voyage rime avec aventure.
La vieille dame du Negresco
Price: Free! Words: 28,690. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Un député confie à son chauffeur son désarroi, un propriétaire de château se brouille avec sa famille un jour de mariage, un homme marié s'aventure dans un motel au bord de l'autoroute, une voyante est de mauvaise humeur, une vieille femme trouve refuge dans un hôtel de prestige... Rencontres improbables et conversations volées. Une plume mordante pour ce recueil de nouvelles.
Marshal
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
Something Special
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Will Chambers is reluctant to try infidelity. When he meets Missy Short, the two of them end with as many questions as answers.
Universal Warrior: Before Red Morning
Price: Free! Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The stories of three Angels and one mortal woman as they face life-changing events that would eventually lead them to take part in the battle between Heaven and Hell.
The Run (The Running Suspense Collection #1)
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Run: (Approx. 34 pages/10,000 word short) Cora is a runner and mother of two whose husband is working out of town on business. Always a protective mother, Cora has never left her children alone. That is until a well-intentioned friend encourages her to. This is a story that will leave you questioning your parenting skills and wanting to read more great running adventures by Diane Strong.
Wistful Thinking
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Who knows what is going to happen next in any relationship? Can a woman ever relax & simply enjoy what is hers? When trouble hits home for one loving couple neither of them can escape the pain nor anguish that follows. Breaking up is hard to do especially when you've been together for thirty years. One woman thinks hard about freeing her man to jump straight into the arms of another loving woman.
When All is Lost!
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When all is lost for one particular guy there is something he needs to do! His woman has gone and she is living the high life with ‘Mr Successful’ himself! He tries to take stock of his life! Someone ought to help him to pull himself together and help is at hand from a trusted source.
Desertion
You set the price! Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's always hard to give a good hook for a short story without giving away too much. Desertion is a story about growing up. It's about imagination and possibility. About children and adults, about hope and loss. And as always, it's about where the lines lay.