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Finding Hope
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Who will find Hope? Although short, this story gives us a short insight to a teenage girl who was bullied. This is her last few hours before she takes her life.
Taint on Religion
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
After experiencing tragedies that lead her to a checkered life, Natasha has decided to go on the path to redemption. There is promise with her membership at Reverend Jamison’s church. When discoveries are accidentally made, does Natasha stay mum about what she’s learned or does she place a taint on religion? (short story) Disclaimer: Deals with adult situations.
Public Toenails and My Fights Over Stolen Chicken and Such
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A young married couple attempt a simple Sunday outing to the grocery store but when the man's wife accuses him of flirting with the girl working the deli counter and influencing her to steal chicken for him he tries to reason with her. She's stubborn and insists that he report the incident to the store manager. Problems arise. This is a quirky odd story
The V-8
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Some things you just don't think of in time.
The Long Road Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if? That's the question on Kate's mind, a woman unsettled in life. Will she find the balance between her current life and the one she wants?
Sonoran Dreams: Three short stories from exile
Price: Free! Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Sonoran Desert in the American Southwest is a place of extremes and contrasts, of beauty and death, of independent spirits and lost souls, of fresh starts and exiles. Three short stories, three different genres, all set in the Sonoran Desert, each with characters in exile of one form or another. One author with a unique perspective and voice.
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
My Sadness
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
“Hey, Sandy, How long has it been since we went to the doctor now?” Well, Mike, it has only been a month. I guess we should go make another appointment to see if I’m pregnant yet. I go over to the phone and make the call. The doctor answers the phone and he says to come in the next week at 3pm.
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
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.
Monster at My Window
Price: Free! Words: 29,180. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Screenplays » Sci-Fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The story's informal tone broadens into a twisted, underlying theme, both immoral and political: fiends created by man achieve man’s detestable covert scheme under auspices of two mega corporations. The first credible child victims do not escape unpredictable beasts that conduct devious interactions in storm drain tunnels under Brownsville, Texas, where fathers band together to war with them.
La Immigrata- Book One
Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Annie and her two year old daughter travel to America to join up with Joe, the love of her life. Come with her and experience the numerous trials of a 1912 Atlantic crossing, the many tests and exams that Ellis Island demands and the long three day journey by train... taking them to their new home in Utah, over 4,000 miles from her home in Italy.
Writer's Workshop
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An aspiring writer suspects that her work has been stolen by someone in her writing workshop. (Short Fiction)
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.
Bluefish
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A ten-minute play. Bluefish (and humans): "Once they're hooked, they fight for their lives!" John, an odd, motherless third-grade boy follows his teacher, Ms. Willoughby, everywhere (including the fish store) after learning she is pregnant. And he's telling everyone that Mr. Matthews, the school principal, is the father.
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.
Together Again
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ray and Lori fell 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.

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