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The Lyrical Life
By Chris Ackerman
Price: Free! Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of carefree lyrics written for the light of heart. The songs are dramatic in nature and in no way reflect the author's philosophic perspective or personal experience. Those who interpret a single line of this Poem literally will be hunted down (like the beast they are), and then shot.
The Good Neighbor
By Jeremy Perry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A brittle and downtrodden man who can't seem to get ahead in life contemplates a neighborhood massacre. The Good Neighbor is also a part of the ten story collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.
What Never Happened: An Observation
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Roll The Dice
By John Blandly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Designated drivers, runaway cows, best-selling authors, and trips to other planets--that is what you get when you roll the dice. So, go ahead, try it.
Mandela's Reach
By Chelo Diaz-Ludden
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Six interwoven flash fictions that take place in South Africa's townships and capture a moment when Mandela changed all six lives.
Rise, then Descend
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
1 Day
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A single mother teaches high school literature, parents her young son, and fights through a day. 1 Day, a novelette, was first published by the literary journal Prick of the Spindle.
The Cleaning Lady
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cleaning lady keeps finding notes with peculiar requests...
De werkster
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
Time Frame
By William C. Morley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Sketches of Ron Gosip and Others
By Kip Larcen
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This thought provoking collection of flash fiction by one author includes twenty-five short stories.
Сирень под пеплом
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 17,230. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В этом сборнике «Сирень под пеплом» вы прочитаете стихи, тексты песен и необычную прозу автора. Для Сергея Амана главное - понять и выразить самого себя, со всеми своими нюансами мироощущения. Он поэт не броский, но очень тонкий, и читать его лучше медленно: тогда появится возможность вместе с автором услышать загадочную музыку нашей трудной эпохи.
Lucid Dreaming - March 2014
By Darryl Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The March issue includes, "The Green Room,” where a group of actors rebel during a performance and “An Octopus Swimming the Worst Ocean,” where a man remembers what it is truly important to him.
The Painted Man
By Charlotte Unsworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When does body art change from being self-expression, to becoming self-deception? Toby has a normal job, a normal day, a normal life. So why does he daw so much attention from everyone around him?
В садах судьбы
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: Russian. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Это первая книга поэта и барда Сергея Амана. В ней собраны стихи и тексты песен, написанные за последние двадцать лет. Фазиль Искандер, рекомендуя его в Союз писателей, отметил сложность его творческой судьбы. Раньше его читали только друзья и профессионалы-литераторы. Сегодня поэтический сборник выходит на суд читающей публики.
What's Cookin'?
By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
This came from a short writing prompt. The idea was to write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. The girlfriend and the argument itself were not allowed to be mentioned.
Un Parapluie Voyageur
By Patrick Huet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Un parapluie voyageur, cela existe-t-il vraiment ? Perrine, une jeune fille de seize printemps, restait ébahie devant les dires de son aînée. « Ce parapluie a connu plus d'aventures que tu ne pourrais imaginer, il a même affronté un tigre mangeur d'hommes » A ce moment-là, Perrine ne se doutait pas que ce fameux parapluie allait lui apportait une surprise dont elle se serait bien passée.
Shedding Skin
By Thea Atkinson
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How can a woman escape her routine if she's mired in it Roseanna's mother is fond of telling her that if it hadn't been for the Halifax Explosion, she would never have been born. With every Sunday visit, Roseanna realizes her regular routine is becoming unnerving. She thinks of her grandmother, destined for the nunnery when the Explosion occurred and freed her from a sure life of routine.
The Ocean in Bits
By Thea Atkinson
Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Simone watched her lover of forty years chew a piece of meat too big for his mouth, and too tough for his gums and realized that she wished he'd choke.
Cherry Blossom and Other Stories
By Amy Laurens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Containing five all-new stories and one previously-published, plus a smattering of poems, Cherry Blossom is a collection of literary and literary-styled fantasy fiction.