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Getting to the Lift
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The thoughts and revelations that went through my head as young ski lift operator setting out for a day on the mountain.
Drama and Kale
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
On a tranquil November evening, the author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) venture to a vegetarian restaurant in east Charlotte for dinner. Nothing noteworthy is happening until a pair of young Caucasian ladies sits behind the author. The college women proceed to have a 'dramatic' conversation, which gets recorded. Later, Agent 32 gives her take on their dialogue. Approximately 1300 words.
Random Stories as a Child
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are two real life events that happened to me in 6th and 7th grade.
Struggling To Achieve
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir piece about my struggle at college to study and the blockages I had to overcome in life until reaching university.
10 Degrees at Random
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author takes his 7-year-old son trick-or-treating on Halloween 2010 in east Charlotte (USA). One particular residence is insidiously spookier than the rest. Approximately 1100 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated G.
Slurpee Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, Agent 33, is out on campus, thinking that he'll never have a short story idea ever again, when lo and behold, he is accosted on the sidewalk by a young man demanding a certain icy beverage. Agent 32 calls the author later, and the recursion grows. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated G. Approx. 1200 words.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...
An Orlando Saturday
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author (Agent 33) and his wife, Monique (Agent 32), meet up with Monique's older brother, Steve (no agent number yet), in Casselberry, Florida, USA. From there they take public transit to downtown Orlando to watch the Liverpool - Leicester City football/soccer match at an Irish bar. Some curious scenes and statements are noted along the way. Approx. 2200 words. Movie rating: PG-13.
Fern Park Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
The author and his wife (Agents 33 and 32) take a weekend trip in September 2016 to the Orlando metro (Florida, USA). After a Sunday lunch in Altamonte Springs with Agent 37, they wind up at the bus stop in Fern Park. There they observe an interesting trio of characters. The oldest one steals the show. Approximately 1500 words. No sex. No violence. No foul language. No active drug usage.
Square Peg in a Round Hole
Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1956, at eight-years of age, I left a small town in Ohio for the capital of Great Britain. My mother was taking me and my two brothers back to her hometown—the city of London. What I didn't know was that my mother had no intention of ever returning to America...
Sail Away
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
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FREE for a limited time this true story is sister to 'Square Peg in a Round Hole.' Travelling to London, England in 1956 was an eye-opening experience for a little girl from Lima, Ohio. This true short story relates her perspective over a five day period while travelling on the RMS Queen Elizabeth with her mother and two younger brothers. The tale finishes with an ending you might not expect!
Glen Park Girl
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author recounts a day in June of 1992 in the San Francisco Bay area, in which he suddenly meets a bold 'high as a kite' Japanese young lady at the Glen Park BART train station. He helps her on her way, and she gives him a just reward. Approximately 1500 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated PG-13 for drug usage (marijuana only). No Mr. Malloy in this one.
A Summer Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and his small dog go on a hike near Black Mountain (NC, USA) on a nice day in June of 2004. However, sullen thoughts concerning his crumbling first marriage mar the outing. When he stops to rest a second time, the cruel hand of fate snatches his faithful companion. Approximately 1700 words. Largely autobiographical. No sex. No violence (at least not witnessed or expressed). No drugs.
A Winter Hike
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Four guys (agents 2, 33, 107, and xxx) go on a smoky hike to three waterfalls near Brevard, NC, USA on a winter day in 2000. Dialogue proves to be a challenging adventure, just as much as the climbs. When some multicolored round objects are seen, a fate is cast. Approx. 2200 words. No sex. No violence. Some foul language. Drug usage: marijuana only. No Mr. Malloy. Movie rating: PG-13.
An Autumn Hike
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In October of 1994, the author and a Korean American lady go on a hike to Big Bradley Falls in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was a perfect fall day ... until a misstep. Very closely based on a real event. Only some proper nouns were changed. Approximately 3,300 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely get a PG-13 rating.
A Spring Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
The author recounts an auspicious hike in the Pisgah National Forest (NC, USA) on a cool day in April of 1998. A stream-side inscription casts a spell over the day. Approx. 1600 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this little autobiographical tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13. Sorry, no Mr. Malloy in this one. Not sure where he was then.
The Paper Route
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author recalls some hairy incidents and particular customers on his newspaper route in east Charlotte in the late '70s. The ending is a graphic surprise. Approx. 1500 words. If this little tale were a movie it would most likely be rated PG-13 (for a foul language outburst).
Jumping into Love of Life
Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jumping into Love of Life is the real story of Tony, who after suffering a sky diving accident she became paraplegic. Tony describes the different emotions. A process of dealing with reality and learning how to embrace life once again. The story is an example of surviving deceptions and learning to love and be happy again.
On the Amazon - Diary of an Irish Emigrant
Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two Irishmen, one canoe, the Amazon rainforest. What can possibly go wrong? Find out in this true short-story prequel to the 'On the Amazon – Diary of an Irish Emigrant' books.
Common Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.