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The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Mount Good Take
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Derek fills a void in his own life by leading locals on weekend treks up a small mountain. This time, a young climber touches that void in a way he couldn't have imagined, or wanted. First published in Wanderings Magazine, Spring 2007. A short story.
Science Fiction Pornography
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Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Segal, author of 78 Stories, has written a series of short and beautiful but peculiar stories called Science Fiction Pornography. They attend to personal, intimate relationships through a gauze of disease. They do not seem earth-bound, and they relate no mundane coupling. This is a magnetic collection, though the poles are reversed.
Where Sheep May Safely Graze
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Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The cat stared up at him as though it knew all about the entry and he was being tiresome about it. Then it proceeded to have a bath, the kind of cello-playing bath one feels obliged to look away from unless one knows the cat well. A collection of short (some very short) stories and poems, mostly about New Zealand, or cats, or sheep.
The Silver Lining
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
This story received 10th place in the 79th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition in the mainstream/literary short story category. It is a bitter-sweet story of an elderly woman who remembers one afternoon with her daughter. People who enjoy Hans Christian Anderson's work, such as "The Steadfast Tin Soldier and "The Little Match Girl," will love this touching story.
Bez końca pieśń
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I miejsce w Konkursie Małych Form Prozatorskich WRZENIE V edycja 2009 w kategorii:Inspiracje Twórczością Juliusza Słowackiego
Going Home
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Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
1565 words, Elizabeth faces up to old resentments when she revisits her roots.
Variety of Shorts: Collection of 'Short' Works
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Price: Free! Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Collection of microfiction writing, NOW COMPLETE!! Descriptive scenes, comedic moments, heartbreak, and friendship stories will make you laugh, cry and wonder. At less than 500 words each, this collection is a quick read. Perfect for break rooms, bathrooms, or those days when a sudden rain storm causes a 15 minute power outage!
The Ball
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Every evening, Ted finds reasons to take him away from the horror stories of the six o'clock news. Today he spots what looks like a ball in the garden. Breaking his routine, he steps outside.
Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a taste of Cathryn Grant's Suburban Noir fiction - psychological suspense meets psychological horror - try this collection of 11 Flash Fiction stories.
The Birthday
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Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Hunter's Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
October, the month of summer gifts and winter threats, kindles many passions. In this small upstate NY valley, where life clings to simplicity, the Hunter's Moon signals the Final Harvest.
White Pine
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
As his world and plans disintegrate, will the north woods be enough to heal one man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
Two Steps Forward: a short story by Kelly Hitchcock
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Tara Ambrose has just joined the ranks of the newly (and happily) unmarried. When a medical emergency interrupts her solo life celebration, she is forced to deal with it for the first time without the emergency contact she had for years.
One More Winter: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
The Darkened Corner
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Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by Philistine Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Darkened Corner covers seventeen years in the life of a traveller, conman, self-hater and hard-drinker, and his continuing obsession with his childhood crush, Katie Rose. Tom Hamilton's fragmented story is delivered in short, sharp bursts of prose.
The Eighth Sacrament
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 1985 and Elijah Crowe is a college student who has become addicted to painkillers and dropped out of school to get clean. He knows when he goes back he'll inevitably run into Irene, the only girl he loved, and the one chose drugs over. With understated support from his brilliant but tortured mother and a no-nonsense employer, Elijah moves forward the only way he knows how.
Three Easy Pieces
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three pieces of short fiction. By Simon John Cox.
The Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lana reacts to discovering she has been betrayed.
The Seven
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Series: Free from Purple Prosaic, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2009 by Purple Prosaic. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The personification of principles.