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Squirrel Pancake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Squirrel Pancake is a short short story about a boy and a squirrel by Tiffanie DeBartolo, author of the novels God-Shaped Hole and How to Kill a Rockstar. ALL PROCEEDS from this story will go to fund scholarships for writers who wish to attend the Jackson Hole Writer's Conference, of which Tiffanie is a faculty member.
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
A Kind of Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life after a senseless tragedy can be strange. For a close Minnesota family, devastated by such a loss, things become even stranger.
The Great and Powerful, Brave Raideen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Second-grader William enjoyed the sanctity of his room, surrounded by his toys. In his room, he was safe from Randy, the bully at school. William schemed about what he would do to get back at Randy with his favorite toy, a Shogun Warrior called Brave Raideen. William was convinced that Brave Raideen had the answer to his problem; he would show Randy who was the bigger kid on the school playground.
Bodonis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gorgeous literary agent Felicity Jones brings author Giusepe Visconti to the renowned Italian publishing house, Bodonis, only to have an editor tear into Giusepe's novels, unmercifully criticizing every detail of each book right to his face.
The Robber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
Samantha’s celebrating her tenth birthday, but turning “double digits” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Her special day is dampened not only by her mom burning the chicken fingers and making her go to Girl Guides, but also by the fact that she knows "the robber" will be coming later that night. After all, birthday cards mean birthday money, and birthday money is sure to attract him...
The Last AIDS Patient
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
Morningwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a strange old man slowly shuffles in front of a suburban house, the quiet neighborhood is turned upside down. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Do You Like Oranges?
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
Last Shot (a Short Tale of the Absurdity of Life and Death)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
TODAY IS THE PERFECT DAY TO DIE. Bernard is the type of man that accomplishes all that he sets out to—and easily. He's intelligent, hardworking, and completely unfamiliar with failure. His only complaint—the singular source of the inner anger bubbling within him—is that no one else in the world recognizes that. It's time to force them to. The final statement will be Bernard's. At last.
Never Apologize; a Dream of New York City
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Burley is suffering from writer's block, and takes a long bike ride to clear his head. He covers more ground than he'd ever imagined possible, as the first snow of the season begins to fall, and he is confronted by possibilities he'd never considered before.
The Haunted Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What secrets lurk in the beautiful gardens of Briarwood? A woman exiled to a country house fears that her marriage may be falling apart as she tries to protect herself and two children who play in the gazebo from a sinister groundskeeper in this psychological ghost story.
Embarkation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Embarkation is the author's attempt to write a normal short story about normal people. He failed.
Prayers for the Soul of a Dying Star
Series: Prayers for the Soul. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
He knew. Going to sea alone and unprepared wasn’t the wisest thing to do. But he was too tired to care. And so not knowing if anything ever mattered, he hoisted sail, hoping to find something to set a course for – something like a guiding star. Then the gale hit, and all of the stars were obscured, and he figured this was a good way to die. But the island, unchartered, got in the way of even that.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
One of the Fourteen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Francis Dexter arrives in London intending to atone for wrongs committed by his former self, Herbert West. A chance meeting in a pub leads to disturbing revelations by a veteran of the Great War, and forces Dexter to relive a terrible journey in the black region between death and life. (Herbert West Series supplement 4)
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
Flatbed Ford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Franklyn is going to California. He will work at a gas bar and start going out to auditions. It's midday and mid-summer in Kansas when a girl in a flatbed Ford slows down to take a look at him.
The Butterfly Effect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A father watches his daughters lovingly care for a squirmy gang of caterpillars. When they morph into butterflies, the girls witness the true meaning of life... unfortunately. A short story by Scott Semegran.
In My Garage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A couple of years ago, I made a pact with my two best friends, Nolan and Jacob. We decided that we would spend the last night before the end of the world partying in my garage. And that's just what we did. A short story by Scott Semegran.

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