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Wizyta w sklepie
By Paweł Hołda
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: Polish. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Krótkie opowiadanie o robieniu zakupów pod wpływem programów kulinarnych.
To the Moon
By Shannah Arner
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a walk through the countryside and it won't take long to hear the rustles of trolls behind you or see the flicker of fairies out of the corner of your eye. There are still wild places left where you can taste the magic in the air. This collection of stories and poems is inspired by the author's childhood in the woodlands of the Ozarks.
I Choke
By Warwick Stubbs
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
All I wanted to do was hold her; to feel the curves of her body flow into mine. Have her knowing that comfort could be found in my arms. Or simply to feel something… Something other than hate.
Photographs
By Merel De Ver
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short piece exploring the life of a person through the mundane magic of photographs.
Riding the Drone
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
On the Wings of Dreams
By Warwick Stubbs
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
I needed a place to sleep. I could still run but I couldn’t run forever, and sooner or later these legs would no longer jump, no longer clamber and climb, and no longer hold up a torso exhausted from exertion. I tried to avoid the splashes of water slapping at my face as though I really was responsible for what had happened, and I really deserved this punishment that I was running from.
Navegador de historias: Treinta cuentos cortos y un prólogo desesperado
By Miguel Lozano
Price: Free! Words: 16,080. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los cuentos que aparecen en esta compilación son pequeñas y modestas tramas. En ellas aparecen parejas infieles, flores masacradas, perros surrealistas, renos comunistas, androides inteligentes, mandolinas mexicalenses y mundos donde el ruido está prohibido.
The First Thing He Noticed Was Her Legs
By Ash Sanborn
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Torry Morales is a dance teacher whose legs must be amputated after she is in an auto accident with her fiance. Overwhelmed by what he sees as her bleak future, Torry’s fiance leaves her. A year later, she’s rolling around town, suspiciously joyful, even in trouble for being happy.
The Green Lady
By Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Comedy, mystery and the battle of the sexes… all set in a haunted castle! Armed with only cunning and charm, who will see it through the night when the ghostly Green Lady walks?
The Void Sutras
By Alexx Bollen
You set the price! Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A book of poems and short fiction focused on the small spaces between important actions and relationships, void sutras.
The Circle
By Kurt Manship
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A man journeys alone into a wilderness seeking consolation and resolution.
1, 2, 3 Disappear
By Sharon Abimbola Salu
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
On a routine trip to the market, a houseboy meets some visitors from out-of-town who change the course of his life.
Fox in the Hen House
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
In a Cat's Eyes
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Collie pup can never comprehend the depth and mystery behind a Siamese cat's eyes.
Joe's Honeymoon, 1947
By Brigette Kinney
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The blackness resolved into grays, and Frankie was beside her, shoulders slumped, mouth set, like he was recovering from a hit to the gut. In the second in a series of flash fiction inspired by images from the National Archives and Records Administration, honeymooners get an unexpected—and unwelcome—visit from the groom's brother.
Precipitation
By Brigette Kinney
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(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.
If Wishes Were Horses
By Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We all have dreams. We pray, hope, buy lottery tickets and wish on falling stars. We know this isn't the most practical way to get things done, but we want to believe. Suppose the world really did work like this, a world where everyone was guaranteed to have at least one of their wishes granted in their lifetime. They say if wishes were horses then beggars would ride. Would you?
The Diner (A Short Story)
By Craig A. Hart
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a rainy night in 1934, a man stops at a lonely diner along Route 12 in Michigan. This unsettling literary short story examines and contrasts the innocent and jaded, the old and new, and the circle of life.
Vampire
By Natahlia Hart
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story of one girls attempt to escape a vampire who eventually captures her and turns her.
The Late Night Drink
By jjabe779
You set the price! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
This is a very vivid and vibrant story of a character waking up in the middle of the night aching for a glass of water and his journey towards getting it.