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The Pebble, the Sword, the Bullet
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Two Caucasian dudes of different ages and backgrounds become pals at an art gallery in Charlotte (NC, USA) around 1995. They enjoy the high-grade smoke. But then, there is a falling out of sorts, and a most violent end to their friendship. Based on a real-life series of events. (Some dates and proper nouns have been changed/altered so as to not reveal the actual parties involved.) 1331 words.
To Morrow Tomorrow, edition 3-C
Price: Free! Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
On a majestic March day in 1983, the author and the late Frank von Peck - while under the influence of a strange psychoactive elixir - traipse around Morrow Mountain State Park (NC), eventually finding - by forked chance - a magical green pond in the middle of knowhere. [sic] Soon their thoughts and spoken words send them and everyone they encounter on an epic adventure. Revisited 30 years later.
The Hermit
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A unique female from the greater Philadelphia area finds her perfect secluded spot in the dense woods of rural North Carolina. All is going to be perfect for her long-desired, solitary, stress-free, creative lifestyle. But then one spring morning ... Approx. 1200 words. If this little vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would most likely be rated G (ok for all).
The Busboy
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Sports
A largely autobiographical tale about the author's experience at a Charlotte (NC, USA) bar for the Liverpool - AS Roma semifinal Champions League match (first leg) on April 24, 2018. A certain busboy, possibly from Egypt, is in the throes of mental anguish from an unresponsive love interest. When the clock winds out, he gets a bold reply and some sage advice from a scouser. Approx. 1100 words.
The Cell Tower
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Alternative history
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A Central American cell-phone technician has a startling change of plan half-way up a tower in Charlotte (NC, USA). If this little vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would most likely be rated G (ok for all ages). Vaguely based on a real-life incident. Approx. 1,100 words.
Enkloseur
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Educational
A new strategy game that is played on a chessboard is invented with help from the author's nephew and son. Approx. 1400 words. OK for all ages.
The Waiter
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Agents 32 and 33 venture to a nearby Italian restaurant (in Charlotte, NC, USA) in search of another short story, and one lands right in their laps. Approx. 1300 words. If this largely autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some crude language).
The Waitress
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The author and a science lab facilitator have a more-interesting-than-ever-expected conversation with a waitress at a Mexican restaurant in Charlotte (NC, USA). Approx. 1600 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would probably be rated G (ok for all ages).
That Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
That day in question was Wednesday, February 10, 2016. For most people it was probably an ordinary day. For the commuter-bicycling author it was a day when a very, very, veeeery expensive, forever-to-be-haunted-by blunder was made. That day is chronicled from awakening to crashing. Approx. 2,000 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it might be rated PG-13 (foul language).
Charlotte On-The-Run
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Book 2 in the Charlotte Series. Will Charlotte ever realize her dream of having a family? Or will distrust and pain from the past be too great to overcome. Robbed while on the run, penniless and friendless in a strange city, thrown in jail… does God even care? Find out as you walk with her, cry with her and maybe even laugh with her.