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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.
The Pea
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author (Agent 33) recounts the day that he and his son found an unusual object inside a spray paint can. Approx. 1100 words. Violence: None. Sex: None. Drug usage: None. Mr. Malloy: Not present. Strangeness level: Moderate.
Passion for Jesus
Price: Free! Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ivonne Cervantes Corte talks about the differences and misunderstandings that she has with a friend concerning the existence of God, differences that seem to be irreconcilable since the discussion generated by the Acteal massacre. Finally, she confesses her friend on her belief on God.
Ri'Ra' Ruckus
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author (Agent 33) goes to the official Liverpool FC bar in uptown Charlotte for the Europa League match with Villarreal (at Anfield). After the game, he heads downstairs and finds an open seat at the bar, as a Cinco de Mayo party commences. The man to his right helps supply a nice 'replacement' conversation. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 2,000 words.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Chimney Rocked
Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three familiar agents visit Chimney Rock State Park (NC, USA) on a nice spring day for hiking, history, geology, incredible views, and strange conversation (sometimes intended to be overheard). Approx. 2400 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Mr. Malloy: Not seen. Sex: Not observed. Violence: Not observed. Drug usage: Not detected. Strangeness level: Low.
The Bipolar Bear
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bipolar Bear is a 5200-word non-fiction story about my late father, who was the strongest and most intelligent person I’ve ever known. He loved to laugh, make others laugh, and people were drawn to his charms. He was very affectionate and loving, and the scariest and most violent man you can imagine.
Words into the Air
Series: Words. Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A few months ago, I tried my hand at marketing through the forms of blogging and social media. I rediscovered what had been known to me for some time, I am simply not a salesman. What follows is a collection of the writing I did for that blog, of which I am nonetheless proud. Read it if you like. If not, then that’s alright as well.