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By Jessica Gold
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
George, a 30 years old handsome bachelor from Portland, OR, has been feeling lonely in his apartment. He's been escaping from the emptiness of his heart to the colorful gardens of impressionist art. When he saw Angela, he couldn't believe his eyes; she was like an apparition coming from his own fantasy world.
Cormorant Bay
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.
Of Shipwrecks and Stars
By James Tyler
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A captain and his crew face one last storm before coming home.
Always
By Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
A. Candle's Light
By A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man sitting at home babysitting a little kid who is home sick.
Santos
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Suicide Song
By Wanda Hartzenberg
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Demitri LeBlanc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A third-year law student struggles to ensure his death is as existential as he can make it but the Womburu won't let him. His parting marked with a song leaves tragedy in its wake. Maybe he knew something none of us do.
An End
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.