Fiction » Literature » Literary

Snow Globe (Riverside Tale)
You set the price! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
2100 words. Fletcher Callow has experienced more than his share of misery. He takes solace in detective novels and his personal perspective on Riverside. He desires to be the hero of his story and to kiss the girl in the end. Now the only question is if she is real or a figment.
The Questioner
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
Banoat Golpo/বানোয়াট গল্প
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: Bengali. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
আটটি বাংলা অণুগল্প সংকলন। A collection of 8 flash fictions.
ВІДЬМА
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: Ukrainian. Published: December 3, 2012 by Lit UA. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Образок Михайла Коцюбинського про дівчину Параскіцу, яку в селі починають вважати за відьму.
Not a Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young professional finally finds the apartment she's been looking for. But she can't seem to turn it into a home. And then strange things start to happen. But this is not a ghost story. Or is it?
Literary Lunes Magazine-November/December 2012
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The final issue of Literary Lunes Magazine Volume 2 is here! Volume 3 will be live in the beginning of January 2013. Featured in this issue are poems, short stories including the latest installment of The Cassandra Serafine Chronicles, interviews, and book reviews.
Tänzer, Null
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: German. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Merry Christmas, Deutschland! Eine kostenlose kurze Geschichte über das Leben der nördlichen New Jersey Gymnasiasten. Ihr Leben für immer verändert, wenn ein Austauschstudent aus Russland kommt. Hochschulzugangs, Wachstumsschmerzen, Kulturschock
After dinner speakers
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Over the remains of a meal a couple have an argument, but this is not its retelling, this is its anatomy - this is the raw functions of a disagreement, from the careless seemingly innocuous origins, through misunderstanding, threats of violence and the power to rekindle the past, to a humble ending. This is an argument without its dialogue.
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
A Dirty Beautiful Smell
Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
From the author of "I Only Got One Hot Wife" comes a profoundly complex and deeply harrowing short story about one man's fears, regrets, and tragic impulses. Stuart Newman finds himself not feeling very well on his way to work and soon comes to a realization that his illness may be as serious as the phobia of smell that torments him.
The Call of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
Promise - Short Stories From Promise Goodday
Series: African American · Short Stories · Literary. Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Promise - Short Stories from Promise Goodday These scorching short stories are taken from the novel Promise Goodday. Pete the serial rapist/killer meets his fate in an abandoned amusement park in the The story "End of the Line." In "Goose Steps" you meet Promise, sassy yet innocent and unaware of the fate about to befall her. It all converges later in the searing heartbreaking novel.
The Deed of the Monkeys: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At a quiet restaurant in an unnamed city a man and a woman sit across from each other. She is distraught. He is quickly drunk. Neither can stop thinking of what they've just seen - a deed so brutal, so terrible as to leave the woman in tears. Was it a moment of meaningless urban violence or was it something more?
The Scribe -- Fall Edition
Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary publication for writers, by writers
I Want to Die—Or Fight Back
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
FOR ADULTS ONLY This short story contains adult themes such as rape and other kinds of violence. This short story is not erotica.
Concerning Jackson Willard
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sleep deprivation and an interviewing a purported immortal are enough to toy with anyone's head.
Surely Goodness and Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical narrator gets changed, just a bit. Published in Cranky, 2004
Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short piece taken from the book, Hope, Depression, Love & Fractured Hearts: A Collection of Short Stories and other Pieces of Writing. Something in his past comes back to him.
Romance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.