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One More Winter: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
Hunter's Moon
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: 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.
Two Steps Forward: a short story by Kelly Hitchcock
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(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.
White Pine
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
His world and plans are disintegrating. Will the north woods be enough to heal this man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
Warm aanbevolen
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: Dutch. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Met haar hebzucht zet een vrouw haar jaloerse nieuwe vlam aan tot wraak. Wat is belangrijker: materie of lucht?
The Measure of Gary Mooney
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miss Davis’s class have been studying measurement all term. Today, they will measure each other’s normal walking speed. But class misfit Gary Mooney has other plans. This playground tale reveals much about social conformity, betrayal and punishment. The Measure of Gary Mooney was awarded third place in the New Zealand 2007 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition.
Romance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Eighth Sacrament
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: 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.
The Hard Day's Night Hotel
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010 by Piblokto Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Visiting Liverpool? Doing the Beatles thing? Then check into the Hard Day's Night Hotel. Chances are you'll come across the one and only Billy Shears, be able to share the dreams he had twenty years ago today. There's one thing for sure, he's guaranteed to raise a smile... and maybe one or two tears.
The Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lana reacts to discovering she has been betrayed.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
House Hunting
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kim and David go house hunting, they’re hoping for a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity. But is their relationship strong enough to survive the rigours of house hunting in the gentrified suburbs of Wellington?
Three Easy Pieces
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three pieces of short fiction. By Simon John Cox.
Twitterario dos
Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: Spanish. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twitter literario de @AcevedoEduardo. Recopilación de tweets para que usted se relaje, sonría y se deje llevar -hasta puede conmoverse. Se recomienda leerlo cuando le dé la gana. Parte dos.
Jesse's Girl
Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
Life In Pause
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The movements of life and the pauses in between are revealed in this short narrative. From the perspective of a single man,neither hero nor villain; he is like us. His story doesn't begin here and even with his last words his story continues beyond the words THE END. But this short blurb is enough for now. In this post-apocalyptic short are the revelations, not of humanity, but of a simple man.
Miles from Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Isabel works for a university and befriends a graduate student from Ireland. He is colorblind, and his colorblindness indirectly helps Isabel look at things in a new way, including a painful incident from her past.
A Summer Wind
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"If I didn't know better, I'd say a bomb went off here..." A young family finds themselves brought together when a natural disaster nearly destroys everything they've ever known and ever loved.
Three Avenues of Escape
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry. Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt. This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.
It Smells Like Plastic and Hurt Feelings
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
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