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Fixture
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When a city commissioned a famous artist to create a masterpiece for their newly refurbished downtown, they only forgot one thing: to tell him when to stop. Now his greatest work is threatening to take over everywhere. It's a race against time and space and dimensions nobody even knew were there!
Precipitation
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Behind the boy, in the kitchen, voices rose in a dangerous cadence, an explosive call and response that would end as it always did with shattering percussion. First in a series of flash fiction inspired by images from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Asunder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Scenes from an Irish boyhood. Not so much Voyage round my Father as Travels with my Dad... A man looks back at his formative years, early adolescence... Snatches from the past... fragments from a world long forgotten... A kind of mosaic rather than a formal memoir... Centred around not one but two moments of poignant sundering...
A Sad, Sad Symphony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Francisc Goyer is obsessed with the idea of creating a masterpiece - a symphony that will grant him immortality. He's struggling to find meaning and direction, to find that elusive higher purpose he feels he's destined for.
Madeleine's Life, A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Madeleine's father dies, her mother seems to lose her way. Madeleine may only be eight, but her maturity shines through in this brief look at a family after tragedy, told from Madeleine's point of view. -Flash Fiction/One Shot-
Conquered People
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
It's like watching your neighbors fight. An unemployed man tries to adjust to being a house husband and watches as his breadwinner wife starts to make all the decisions. What happens when a man loses his masculinity? Droplets of blood bloomed on my thumb. A small spot of flesh had ripped off and the fresh white meat stung whenever I quit sucking on it. I scooted myself out from under...
Verruca Music
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by eight cuts gallery press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Absurdist comedy of the very blackest kind, informed by a love of James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Peter Cook & The Goon Show. Featuring the Fibonacci sequence, floors that open up without warning, a powerful laxative, and a duvet that periodically changes colour, Verruca Music charts the narrator’s emergence from a state of fearful near-immobility assisted only by entertainments of his own devising
Cienfuegos
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
a collection of micro-fiction by Chris Deal: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One brings together nine previously published stories hand selected to best represent the darkness prevalent in much of Caleb J. Ross’ fiction. Deformities, parenthood, childhood, each treated with literary integrity, come together to map the visceral, gut-wrenching side of family life.
Loverman
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The difference between stalking someone and trying to win their heart is a very fine line. After Erika breaks up with Roger during Christmas week, he goes to some lengths to win her back.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Contos Breves
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Colectânea de pequenos contos resultante de uma selecção e de uma revisão de textos criados entre 1999 e 2007, período que corresponde, aproximadamente, à minha colaboração do DN Jovem.
Zeb and Bunny Build Russian Dolls
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
By Timmy Reed. Zeb and Bunny are two insignificant divine beings in a world full of insignificant divine beings. After having their hearts broken, Zeb and Bunny decide to create a new world, better than the one in which they live. Through friendship, creation and ice cream, Zeb and Bunny distract themselves from their loneliness.
Darkness Lay Ahead
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A girl runs to escape her mundane life. She embarks on a journey into the unknown to free herself from a life she can no longer tolerate, and does not desire.
That Mouse Is High
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A father frantically prepares for his daughter's birthday party only to come across a stumbling block that threatens to ruin the day. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Twins
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Australian English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
An uncomfortable short story about sibling rivalry and betrayal. Isla flees her small town after she catches her boyfriend in bed with her scheming twin sister. Think you know what happens next? You're wrong.
New York and Chador
Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short story about an American-Iranian woman deciding to wear a chador on a first date in New York.
Where Sheep May Safely Graze
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(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.
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.