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Wednesday’s Child & Number 18 (two 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.
Town
You set the price! 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.
Amber Stars: One Night of Stories
You set the price! Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Set in a small town in England over a Saturday night, this is a darkly funny collection of linked short stories that shows the characters who emerge after the sun goes down.
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.
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 10 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
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.
A Compendium For The Broken Hearted
Price: Free! Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Twenty stories are meant to make you, in turn, very sad and very happy. There are about ten themes which are discussed in the book in both Breaks, which try to capture the instant a person's heart breaks, as well as Hearts, which are much sweeter in nature and evoke positive feelings. The final result, of course, is meant to be a bittersweet feeling.
The Complications of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Complications of Life is a collection of short stories that remind us of just that, the complicated nature of life. These stories are a peak into the world of men and women in the hereafter of their lives, doing the best with what they have left.
To Live is to Fight
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
To Live is to Fight is a collection of four fictional short stories that have been written throughout Amber's college career. The short stories range from horror and uncertainty to self-motivate and insecurity. They're brought together by an underlying theme in each of the stories: The unexpected struggles that life can dish out and how one's actions can determine the outcome.
The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of short stories by Nicholas Bridgman delves into finding beauty and love in unexpected places, including when young classical musicians develop a passion for jazz and for each other, vacations to the Grand Canyon and Ireland go horribly wrong, a grandfather sends his grandson a gift from beyond the grave, and a man with schizophrenia finds himself incarcerated.
A Novella Idea
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Biographical
Agent A~O (Al Nino) texts Agent 33 (the author) out of the blue on an overcast February day in Charlotte, requesting 'ideas'. He then calls Agent 33 to learn more about an upcoming novella involving sex robots. Al seems to be high on something and is very intrigued by the whole concept of sex robots. He keeps up the questioning, interspersed with zingers, to fish out Agent 33's 'angle' of attack.
Stories From a Bar With No Doorknobs
Price: Free! Words: 134,880. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Stories From a Bar With No Doorknobs is a short fiction anthology, drinking companion, sexual albatross and your keys to the asylum. Don't say you weren't warned.
Flash! Vol. 1
Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Brady Koch's abbreviated murders, tiny apocalypses, and weird happenstance are all collected in Flash! Vol. 1. These 50 stories are exercises in horror, sci-fi, crime and the unusual all distilled down to the essential components of storytelling. Cannibals, criminals, and the curious will all find something to like in these brief, dark tales.
A piccoli sorsi
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
La vita si gusta meglio se presa a piccoli sorsi. Venti storie da sfogliare, scegliere, adottare. Quando buffe, quando critiche, quando impossibili. Per chi ama la letteratura classica e il genere del racconto, questa raccolta contiene sorrisi, equivoci, metafore incredibili e grandi emozioni.
Bedtime
Series: Flash Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
The fourth entry in the "Flash Fiction" series tells the story of a father putting his son to bed.
Pandora's Casket
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve Players Twelve Cells One Doctor One Winner A story... and other scribblings
Laura's Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laura's Shorts is a random collection of unrelated short stories. Many were prepared in response to prompts or criteria of competitions, all were prepared for the sheer joy of storytelling.
The Storm Fishers and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories and a novella set in 'The Apostrophe Universe' - a place where only the starborn have privileges common to the west and the mudfoot, those born on Earth, work in scientific and engineering jobs maintaining the lifestyle of the starborn. The stories range from Christmas with a broken family to cloning a boy's father after he is sentenced to death. Great stories for sci-fi fans.
Tree of LIfe
Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Free! 6 brief short stories for those of you who are not familiar with my writing...Daddy's Little Girl, Heroines and Heroes, One Glorious Afternoon, The Man in the Mirror, The Willow and the Elm and Dear Mr. Mayor.
Burn the Pages
You set the price! Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
The latest short story collection from Matthew Morgan, "Burn the Pages" is an extended exploration of Greek mythology, music, and alcohol (most often a well-aged scotch). These stories display a keen eye for the profound in the commonplace and an ear for the variety of voices with stories to tell.