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The Funerals at Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.
Il moscone (Lucilia Caesar)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ludano Furlan, autotrasportatore friulano, si ritrova trasformato in un moscone verde. In quella mutazione può ammirare, da un altro punto di vista, la sua adorata e giovane moglie Lorena Miletic, croata di Danzica.
Little Star
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Parents share a sentimental memory of their deceased child.
Uma Delícia De Coisa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Um grupo de amigos idosos decide ajudar um estranho a desvendar seu passado em uma jornada reveladora e intrigante. Ao ficar sabendo que foi adotado na infância, Felício embarca à procura de suas raízes e acaba descobrindo que o próprio futuro da humanidade depende dele e de seu encontro com a verdade.
Los Fragmentos de Vidrio
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Un texto capaz de provocar la risa y compasión. Un texto de aliento, como el último respiro antes del buceo.
La signorina di Montegridolfo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: Italian. Published: March 16, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Antonia, sistemata nel convento di Montegridolfo dalla madre che l’ha abbandonata al suo destino, deve decidere se prendere i voti o sposare il capomastro venuto a sistemare il chiostro. La scelta sarà dolorosa.
Light
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
In a world where everything is lay out in front of us labeled and stamped to look outside the fringe one might just realize that life is but a collection of choices we often make thinking we obtain a degree of autonomy over and with that comes different delusions associated with the fallacy of freedom, be it morals , righteousness , justice or even happiness.
Black Denim Lit #2
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. This month Christopher T. Garry brings together sixty pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Ted Morrissey, Sean Monaghan and David W. Landrum. All the authors expand significantly on their work with dark, speculative tales to give immersive looks into hearts of men and women facing a changing world.
An Homage to Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is something I wrote for a contest which I was way too late to enter. But I like the piece and I wanted to share it with other writers. I wrote it before starting a new story. The white snow is a metaphor for the blank page. Once the heroine reaches the cabin of course her journey isn't over, just as when we finish our stories it's not really the end. But it's a sweet moment, a reason to cele
नाइन
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: Hindi. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
नाइन..., नौ रचनाओं का संग्रह है, जहाँ एक ओर “हर पल”, “समंदर”, “सच”, और “जीवन-चक्र” जैसी रचनायें हैं जो जीवन और जीवनशैली के पहलुओं पर नज़र डालती हैं और “अगली बार” जैसी कहानी भी है जिसमें हास्य का पुट है। वहीं दूसरी ओर हैं, “वो आँखें”, “स्कूल”, “पहली नज़र का फेर”, और “थैंक्यू सर” जो जीवन के सबसे खूबसूरत अहसास “प्यार” के विभिन्न स्वरूपों से अवगत कराती हैं।
Window
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You set the price! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Charlotte Shawl, a totem to the people and representative of the newly founded ideals in a equally infantile United States, shares her surrealistic journey through captivity, and how the change in perspective made her question all that she once "knew".
Ella Transcends
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ella moved to the city to start her adult life, and arrived just in time for the collapse of the old society. Now she is one more refugee inside her own country, trying to find something that still has meaning in a world from which all that mattered has departed. There are still things which could inspire, and there are still people who could build again, but someone has to take the first step.
The Soul of an Author
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thoughts of what it means to be an author. (This free story is for you! Thanks for reading my stories!) This short story was reviewed by the Worldwide Independent Fiction Writers' Association (WIFWA), of which I am now a member. Please check out their website and submit your manuscripts for review! Please spread the word! http://www.wifwa.org/
Rusty
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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A short story. Rusty and Bobby spend a day looking for their father.
إثنتى عشر قصة مصرية قصيرة بقلم محب روفائيل
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: Arabic. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
هى قصص كتبتها بمدونتى العربية على مدار الخمس سنوات الماضية، بعضها حقيقى وبعضها لا، بعضها كوميدى أو واقعى والبعض الآخر خيال علمى، أتمنى أن تنال إعجابكم، وإعجابى أيضا لأننى سأقرأها معكم، فقد نسيت أننى كتبت مثل هذه القصص يوما ما! هذه المجموعة من القصص تتحدث عن مواضيع متعددة، مثل الثورة فى مصر وسوريا، العلاقة بين المسلمين والمسيحيين فى مصر، الفساد، الفقر، وشىء من الرومانسية، وأخيرا الخيال العلمى.
La Visita a Maria
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Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Solo dias hasta la Navidad, un nina de diez anos se siente un dolor en su corazon, como nunca antes.
Hard Love
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Price: Free! Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A weak, lonely and depressed twelve year old boy experiences social isolation and violence from his nagging, 'hard' father who wants the best for him.
King of the Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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A short story about BMX racing and the odd relationship of sorts between and old guy and a punk kid. Winner of Dirt Rag Magazine's 2010 Literature contest.
Sudden Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's not the fall that kills you; it's the sudden stop at the end. And Phoebe is at the end.
1, 2, 3 Disappear
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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.