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Marie Monet by Sheryl Mahaffey-Pimentel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this haunting short story, New Orleans funeral home owner Marie Monet is caught between two worlds: Voodoo and Catholicism. The magnetic draw of both is pulling her soul apart. Which will she choose?
The Transformation of an Egg: A One-act Play by Mary Elizabeth Raines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short (12-18 min.), comic one-act play, three eggs in a nest discuss their fate. Cast for two women and one man, the clever, light-hearted script is G-rated. No costumes or sets are needed, and movement is minimal. While it is equally funny in large venues, this is the perfect low-budget one-act play for small theaters, clubs, churches, schools and living-room readings.
Love on the Subway: A One-act Play with Monologues by Mary Elizabeth Raines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short one-act play (10-20 min), three strangers stranded on a subway swap stories about the first time they fell in love. The play consists of a brief segment of dialogue, followed by three monologues. It can be performed by 1 woman alone, 3 woman, or 2 women and 1 man. No sets are required, and actors may remain seated, making it an ideal venue for small theaters/performance spaces .
Chercher Les Chanterelles by JL Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General
Calvin Hampson, protagonist from "Friendly Fire", takes a long weekend off in the fall and ends up in California's redwood country. There he meets an attractive marketing consultant from French Canada and they have a series of out-of-body experiences after eating exotic and rare albino chanterelles.
Erinnerung by Brian Heumann
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ein Mann ohne Namen telefoniert mit seiner Frau, so wie jeden Tag. Eigentlich nichts besonderes, aber was so alltäglich erscheint, ist in Wirklichkeit sehr fragil.
The Short Life and Will of Charlie Wolfe by Dat H. Dang
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
In this unconventional short story, Charlie Wolfe reflects on his life and writes a will to make sure his most treasured belongings go to the right people.
Thirty Monologues for Teens by Jim Chevallier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thirty teen voices - flirting, mocking, musing, some fun, some serious, on subjects as different as loss, texting and (yes) spaceships. Monologues for practice, class, audition and performance from the author of "Monologues for Teens and Twenties". NOTE: Certain of these pieces - based on experiences of actual teens - address difficult issues which may be considered "Adult" by some readers.
Celtic Evil The Fitzgerald Brothers A Celtic Christmas by Sierra Rose
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story featuring the Fitzgerald brothers as they enjoy their first holiday after being reunited. A humorous look into their lives, snow ball fight and all.
Caesar Americanus by David Dawson
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Written in 1968, this is an excerpt from a play reflecting the playwright’s interest in politics, history, and the dangers of political power, as well as his interest in drama. It is, in part, a thought experiment exploring how power might be seized in the United States with the help of "modern" technology. But, it is mostly a gripping story.
Bitten by Toshiyuki Ihira
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Relationship with people can be cruel, just because of the nature of human beings. A bond with a cat can be purer, especially both of you are young. Harshness of not knowing comes out in a child. Even worse if you are not an equal to that child. Intent in the relationship is good but real treatment can be brutal.
'Fly-Over State' by Emma Straub by Flatmancrooked Publishing
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Fly-Over State is the debut of author Emma Straub, the 08/09 Halls Emerging Fellow at University of Wisconsin. Fly-Over State includes two stories: Fly-Over State and Hot Springs Eternal. Themes of love and aging, loneliness and danger in a new environment, and self-discovery and painful growth run deep in this impressive debut from one of America's emerging power-house authors.
Ramblings of a Love Sick Masochist by Dan Schwartz
Price: $2.02 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A lonely, yet content middle aged mall security guard is about to have his life turned upside down. He never anticipated finding a soul mate, and in a short period of time learns the joy and pain that love brings. He recounts his tale in a series of journal entries, in this modern day tragedy.
Inspirational Stories - Set 2 by Paula Freda
Series: The Inspirational Collection (Stories that touch the heart and the soul). Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(A Second Set of Inspirational Short Stories ... Rated "G" for General Audiences) ... The Good People ... A Cup of Humanity ... A Mortal Man (Shannon & the Angel) ... The Intangible ... The Lord's Canine
La Sindone (ou O Quinto Evangelho) by C. S. Soares
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Você acredita em milagres? A pergunta fora de contexto capturara minha atenção. Pensei: as palavras não conseguem mesmo esgotar uma visão que não se apresenta...
His Last Shot by John E. Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Lance Corporal prides himself on being the best professional killers. He's never missed a shot. But when his grandfather dies, he finds himself remembering the past and how it shaped his character. This story is part of the printed collection, Bones of the Woods.
The Quilt by Wendy Brumback
You set the price! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A story of love lost and the souls way of holding on. When we have no choice in the matters of the heart we find ourselves picking something up in hope that things will change. That we can change the future, uncontroled by the bad moments of our past.