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Every Garden Party Needs a 3-Legged Dog
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A black man is prompted by an outcast of the animal world, to join his white neighbors for a drink....
POTUS: 2012 Presidential Diaries #1-5
You set the price! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is an ongoing Novella titled “POTUS”. A series of late nights in the Oval Office with the President, his secret diary, and his drink-dispensing porter. The conversation and cocktails flow between the two men as freely as the POTUS's diary entries.
Serendipity, Thy Name is Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Serendipity, Thy Name is Death”. A young man poised to graduate from college comes home for a weekend to commiserate with his sister, herself a recent high school grad, as to what their next steps will be. (approx. 4800 words)
You Are Here: The Mall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "You Are Here: The Mall" (approx. 2000 words). A New Jersey man revisits the mall where he met his first love, and wanders and wonders about how the tumult of their collegiate years, spent on the west coast, 3000 miles away, propelled the relationship toward its inevitable end.
Innocence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Innocence", (approx. 1300 words) following the conversation between two friends on a park bench on the title subject, and prompted by a young woman walking past.
Death Bed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Death Bed" (approx. 1400 words), which depicts a scenario between an abusive husband and his wife, upon learning of JFK's assassination, which then escalates to murder and suicide.
Hooking Your Class
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Hooking Your Class", (approx. 930 words) which depicts the initial attempt, on the first day of class, by a teacher to connect with his group of Sociology students.
Class Dismissed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Class Dismissed" (approx. 3500 words), which takes you through the first day and a half of a high school AP Philosophy class, taught by a new young teacher, whose iconoclastic approach results in some interesting classroom dynamics.
Commencement
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Commencement", (approx. 3900 words) where a girl watches from the stage at her Yale graduation ceremony while her dad dies of a heart attack. Her subsequent matriculation takes on the form of returning home to comfort her mother, not pursuing her career as planned. Only to be rescued by a favorite Uncle.
The Cooler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "The Cooler", (approx. 1400 words) which depicts a job interview for a Mediator, and the applicant is a bartender, attempting to transfer his interpersonal skills to the corporate world.
Counseling? I Don't Need No Stinking Counseling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Counseling", (approx. 2100 words) depicting a therapy session where a man struggles with the decline of his marriage.
Niente salvia a maggio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Italian. Published: July 17, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Comparve tra le curiosità del mondo, in ultima pagina sui quotidiani nazionali, un piccolo trafiletto d’agenzia: la notizia di un suicidio. L’uomo si era decapitato costruendosi una ghigliottina nella camera da letto. Sembra che l’avesse costruita in una sola giornata, approfittando dell’assenza dei famigliari. Perché? Pensai che l’uomo ci volesse comunicare qualcosa. Sentii il bisogno di capire.
Redford & Newman: Last Call
You set the price! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Redford and Newman: Last Call", (approx. 9000 words). The two great American actors meet on the night one year prior to Newman's death of lung cancer. They exchange barbs, sentimentality and wordless commentary over a final evening of cocktails and dinner, much as they did onscreen, though in this case, unedited and in real life.
The Talk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "The Talk", (approx. 3850 words) chronicling the events before, during and after two parents have the 'sex' talk with their two teenagers, a boy and a girl.
Watchin' Scotty Grow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Enclosed is a short story, titled "Watchin' Scotty Grow". A father on his death bed writes his eulogy for his son and only child (approx. 970 words).
One Night in the Village
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "One Night in the Village", (approx. 2800 words) that finds a young couple, a man from Boston and a Jersey girl, meeting at a party in New York City's Greenwich Village, then improving their atmosphere by walking to a bar where the conversation is free flowing and increasingly intimate.
An Afternoon Can Last Forever, In Provence
You set the price! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, (approx. 6500 words), titled “An Afternoon Can Last Forever, In Provence”. A wandering American stumbles on a hidden natural paradise in southeast France, inhabited by a woman who looks like him, thinks like him, and with whom he shares a fear of love.
Bogey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Bogey”, (approx. 2475 words). A middle aged couple struggles with tragedy involving their only son.
Grand Canyon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Grand Canyon”, (approx. 1400 words). A 30 year old man, fresh from his cousin’s funeral, sits on the rim of the Grand Canyon and muses about man’s destiny, and if his path is ultimately futile.
Death of a Talisman
You set the price! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retired newspaper columnist looks into the anonymous death of a man in his old home town.