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Stories From Social Media
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sometimes I write little things to amuse my friends, just to let them know that I AM still writing. And there's quite a lot of those little things out there, on social media. These are just a few of them. I hope you like them too.
Timeless Specials
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This book is an anthology of short stories starring characters from Timeless. It contains four short stories. A Visit to the Market Palace of Snow Attack on Willowsford and Of Mothers and Daughters Plus an extra-long short story called In the Name of a Wolf. Note: This book contains spoilers for Timeless
Queen Idia's Africa: Getting Aid Through
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What would Africa have been like if it had never been colonized? North West America is one of the most dangerous places in the world controlled by the violent Gold Lords. People are leaving the area looking for safety crossing the border into Nevada where massive refugee camps rely entirely on aid from Africa. Getting aid through isn’t easy.
Smorgasbord
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of flash/short stories. Just like a Smorgasbord this book is filled with many comedy, drama, and everything in between.
The Racing Finn
Series: Shortstory collection. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(Short Story.) Finnegan o'Flannagan (Finn) is an out-of-luck musician in the tiny town of Kilkee. The last thing he knows is how to race a horse; but this is exactly what he is requested to do, by his pretty and forceful young friend, the Lady Millen. Who can deny her? A bit of slapstick to entertain you on a rainy day...
Pawang Mimpi
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Selama ini tidurnya tersiksa, selalu dihantui mimpi buruk. Tapi setelah mimpinya direparasi oleh dukun itu tidurnya jadi nyenyak. Dukun baru itu mengaku sebagai pawang mimpi, yang mampu membuat atau menghadirkan mimpi. Orang bisa pesan mimpi padanya.
Penjual Nyawa
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Saat kanak-kanak, ketika hari pasaran Wage, kami selalu was-was bertemu Pak Timbil. Sebanding dengan ketakutan kami akan “montor pelet”, mobil bergambar gunting yang diisukan mengambil mata anak-anak untuk dibuat cendol. Pak Timbil terkenal sebagai penjual nyawa, yang harus kulakan nyawa dengan cara menculik anak-anak sebagai tumbal.
The Dream Master
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Every night, along her life, she never had a good sleep. She was suffered by the nightmares. But her sleep became soundly after her dream had been serviced by the man. The healer considered that he was the master of dream, who was able to make or present a dream.
The Soul Seller
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When childhood, while the day was Wage, we always worried to meet Mr. Timbil. Our fear was equal to see a car named montor pelet, the car with scissor seal which known as child kidnapper. There was a rumor that the car took children’s eyes to make cocktail. Mr. Timbil was known as a soul seller, who had to purchase soul by kidnapped children as the charm.
Speculations of a Dark Nature - Shorts Volume 1 – Near Death Experiences
Series: Speculations of a Dark Nature Shorts Vol 1 - Near Death Experiences. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: Australian English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Near Death Experiences - Eight pieces that reflect the theme that goes beyond this life.
When in REM
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Dolce is a young woman who, like a good millennial, values her sleeping time an awful LOT. After several peaceful months at the same apartment, she meets her neighbors for the first time. From that moment on, her peace and sleep pattern are compromised -- and so is her mind.
Wednesday’s Child & Number 18 (two free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the first (500-word) story, Wednesday's child, we meet sixteen-year-old George Foxbury at his grand papa's will reading where Byron Salisbury, of Salisbury, Peech and Talbot, has to break the not so good news. In the second (542-word) story, Number 18, we meet Sébastien Tellier, at a folk singers’ café as he attempts to sing two love songs.
Queen Idia's Africa: Creating Decent Jobs
Series: Queen Idia's Africa. Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What would Africa have been like if it had never been colonized? In Creating Decent Jobs Oyo travels to London to visit a disused factory building that is going to be converted to make affordable clothes for the locals and create jobs. Part of a collection of 10 short stories published during 2016.
Town
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A brief collection of poems and short stories. Orion is a small port town, located at the southernmost point of the sound — a safe harbor.
Heart's Desire
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Anger flares and Love ignites.... A bag of gold to pick up a trinket from an old friend, that's what the wizard said, and it didn't sound like such a bad deal until Conraydin found out who his travelling companion was going to be. . . the woman he had assumed dead for the last five years. Anger flares and love ignites in this heartbreaking and magical short story about making your own destiny.
Queen Idia's Africa: The Migrant Problem
Series: Queen Idia's Africa. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
What would Africa have been like if it had never been colonized? Illegal European migrants are flooding into Africa in the hope of a better life. The Minister of Overseas Development is worried that the migrant crisis will be used to vote her out of office in the upcoming elections. Oyo is sent to make sure that doesn't happen. Part of a collection of 10 short stories published during 2016.
Hercules Was a Dangerous Drunk (9 Cracked Retellings of Classic Greek Myths)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of nine very short stories, both popular and obscure Greek myths are retold with an often humorous twist. First, Hercules invites himself to the palace of King Admetus and drunkenly attempts to bring his wife back from Hades. The next eight tales cover a host of fantastic failures, including scandalized goddesses, fallen heroes, overworked demons and very naughty sculptors.
Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Death is wicked . . . Follow Yetunde as she narrates her mother's ode to her grandmother. It is the Yoruba praise poetry for a mother known as Oriki Iya This is a short story dedicated to past, present and future mothers. A perfect mother's day present The book is mostly in English and any Yoruba words are translated, so everyone can enjoy the book fully
Weird Flashes: A Collection of Strange Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 9,810. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
What kind of stories come from strange flash fiction word prompts like "blubbery steel kisses"? A collection of weird and unusual stories featuring phrases like "She was okay with the spaceships, the robots...hell, even the elephants were cool with her, but when she spotted the lovely Lorraine she lost it."
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.

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