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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.
Life
By Pamela Caves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life is a collection of literary poems and short stories by Pamela Caves. It features the short stories, "Into Pieces", "Theory of a Tramp", and "Lost and Found".
Play Like a Girl
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Inspired with permission by Janis Ian’s song, “Play like a Girl” weaves Ian’s lyrics into a story of empowerment. Haunted by her mother’s ghost, a musician needs to vanquish not only the ghost but her own history, as well.
Dag is geen nacht
By Papaver
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: Dutch. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Papaver - Dag is geen nacht - gedichten Papaver pseudoniem van de initialen M.R. Gent 1962 Woont in een uitrangeergemeente van de Stad Aalst. Voelt er zich thuis ondanks zijn zwerfmentaliteit. Op zoek naar de poëzie in woorden: een gevecht tegen windmolens. Nu en dan wint hij dat.
Rearview
By Jenelle Jack Pierre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sam's lived well and created many memories over the years, so he’s content with relaxing in his old age. He's grown accustomed to the routine of nursing home life. He meets Mary, a young volunteer who is attractive, attentive, and kind. She's a bit of a loner, but she opens up to Sam and reveals the accident that has made her reluctant to have children. Sam realizes the hold a memory can have on
Wonderland - Projet Bradbury, #29
By Neil Jomunsi
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
La colère gronde au sein de la petite République démocratique du Gradistan : une fièvre révolutionnaire s'est emparée des masses, et c'est une foule furieuse qui se presse contre les grilles du palais présidentiel pour mettre à la porte le vieux dictateur, qui règne d'une main de fer sur le pays depuis trop longtemps. À l'intérieur, les dignitaires du régime cherchent une solution pour s'échapper.
Collateral Damage
By James Bird
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love story set after the 9/11 disaster.
Reconciled People: Stories
By Michael La Ronn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Life is full of challenges, and how we react to them determines who we really are. In these stories, eleven people face unique challenges that are not always what they seem.
The Life and Times of Two Flared Nostrils
By Sharon Abimbola Salu
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The troubled relationship between a man and his wife takes an unexpected turn when he borrows a lesson from his past.
Mateo's Map
By Chelo Diaz-Ludden
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In the 1980s, a Tzotzil native from the Mexican highlands leaves his family to search for work in the US and finds that crossing the treacherous border leads to an unexpected friendship.
The Woman and the Death-Angel
By Bill Crumpler
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young prospector who has struck it rich in the California Gold Rush stops at a creek for water, he meets a young wife who has been cruelly abused by her much older husband. Moral questions arise.
Chasing Silence
By Kristen Rohde
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
"I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other." - Rainer Maria Rilke
Neon Literary Magazine #37
By Neon Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Issue #37, Neon's first issue of 2014, features the work of Paul Bavister, Shanalee Smith, Noel Williams, Christopher Owen, Tracey S Rosenberg, Erric Emerson, Meg Eden, and Joe Evans. The cover image is by Timur Cetintas. In its pages you will find guns and knives, nightmarish exam days, a story about Facebook friends and some excellent concrete poetry.