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Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it
Price: Free! Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it is a short story collection in which love is examined as an imaginary place in the mind, as well as an agreement between two people that is real but tentative. These are stories of two ships passing in the night, of intercultural communication, of being lost and finding one's self in others, and in one's self.
All Dolled Up
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shows the eerie way society turns women into living dolls and men's toys.
Rory, My Brother
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to live with some people, and harder to live without them. This story is based on a real family I meet some years ago. Their plight touched me, not least of all that of the older brother. Because the family tried to protect him, he seemed farthest removed from the unfolding tragedy. But there was no protecting him from the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, love hurts.
Trade (A Novelette)
You set the price! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The nihilistic employee of a Berlin social network chronicles the early days of a new sexual economy. What happens when the world of tech start-ups collides with the global sex industry?
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Move over Buddha! Here comes Chiaia! The book of poems is broken into two parts. Part one is a travelogue told in a haiku-like style covering Malaysia to Korea. Part Two is a more aggressive mantra with terror-laden conversations between a Person and a Mushroom, Odes to things such as Kitsch Technology and For the Sake of It, and experimental poems filled with codes and HTML text.
Insomnia (A Poem)
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This isn't a book. It's a poem - a free one. I hope you enjoy.
Wishflowers
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A woman living in an urban neighborhood gripped by a recession witnesses her neighbors leave, home by foreclosed home. But when the police and the “C U Move” van come for her, she must stand up for her right to belong. A short story originally published in The Quotable Lit.
Chronology of an Egg
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
Dead Lamont
Price: Free! Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novella by Sean Ruane: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
When the Family Gathers
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Carlin has a secret: he has been living a lie, a lie that, when revealed, could destroy his entire family. Today his loved ones are all gathered in one place...but can he bring himself to tell them the truth?
Los Angeles Angie
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen year old Angie is wealthy, careless and popular, especially with the boys. Enjoy a brief yet entertaining story about a young man’s failed attempt to woo her over as they spend an evening in a bar in the city. Los Angeles Angie is just one story of a collection of others in Dean Blake’s much anticipated book, Surface Children.
Flower Beds
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man's decision to water the flowers in his front yard leads to a deadly confrontation.
Letters to a File
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Folders in a storage room tell the story of a civilization's fall.
The Divine Dantes: A Prologue
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If "The Divine Comedy" and "Catcher in the Rye" had a love child, "The Divine Dantes: Squirt Guns in Hades" would be it. The novel is the first in a trilogy of laugh-out-loud books paralleling Dante Alighieri's classic poem, "The Divine Comedy," where the characters of The Inferno are encountered in modern times with surprising results. Read this literary, rock, love story today!
Glass House
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What happens when a sexy pet store owner lures a sophisticated wife into his eco-friendly web? "Glass House" is the author's fun-filled attempt at "flash fiction", ultra-short stories of less than 1000 words. At 1400 words, Sophie laughingly calls the story her "best failure ever" and promises to revisit its heroine soon. In the meantime, for a tasty lunch-time snack, give "Glass House" a try!
The Scribe -- Spring 2013
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story depicting JFK and Jackie's first-ever meeting.
According to the List
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"According to the List" is a short story that reflects the personal views of the author in terms of many of life's question. What would you do if you won the lottery? If you were stranded on an island? What do you need in life in order to be happy? A writer may drown themselves away from the world, but the words will always be there.
The Range Trip
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
When a salesman attempts to infiltrate The Iron Range and convince the salt-of-the-earth inhabitants to pay for home improvements provided by his company, his trip turns out to be a bizarre ordeal involving dark secrets that he would've never expected. This is a tribute piece to Hunter S Thomson who died recently.
The Assassin's Assassin
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hired to kill a killer, a discreet murderer tracks down the beautiful but deadly Thamesis. But what is the secret of her fatal allure? And in the end, who will assassinate who?