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The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00)
In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
Portela or Sacavem Perhaps (a free flash fiction story)
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00)
In December 2015, I started a monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in no more than 500 words. The piece published here is exactly 500 words and is about two brothers on a fishing trip in Lisbon with a secret that can't remain unshared for ever.
The Creek
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
Coming of age can be a difficult time in a young person’s life. It is fraught with excitement, confusion, curiosity, and willfulness. It is the beginning of learning the ancient knowledge that lies dormant in our child-minds, until we reach an age when it is time to unleash that power. The Creek is a completely analogous piece that focuses heavily on finding and nurturing that feminine aspect o
Sarah Does It Again
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00)
Sarah is thrilled beyond words when she receives an assignment to return to Central Texas—the birth place of the first mission of love. On this trip, she is to find a companion for Tom’s mother, Allison. Will sweet Allison survive Sarah’s attempts at matchmaking? Can a widowed pastor’s wife find happiness again?
Pub Crawl: A Romantic Holiday Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » New adult
New to Snowflake, Cara Caruthers resorts to going on a blind date to find a “plus one” for her company sponsored pub crawl on St. Patrick’s Day. Will Tyler Hampton be a dud? Or will Cara finally be lucky in love?
Love and a .38
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Love and a .38 is a short story about love and consequences. When a 17 year old boy gets his girlfriend pregnant, he decides that the only way out of his predicament is to commit suicide. Going through with it, however, proves more difficult than thinking about it, and he weighs his options while pondering on the hardest decision in his short life: to pull the trigger or not…?
The Teddy Bear Stories - The New Guardian
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00)
This is the Second story in the series. The New Guardian. Not all Teddy Bears are brave enough to be Guardians. Are they? What do you do when a new Teddy Bear faces the challenge of becoming a Guardian? Will Snuggs be up to this task? What will happen if she fails?
The Flush
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There's a new drug around, the mysterious Flush, whose effects are very controversial. Try it and everything will "sound" differently. Flush is a short fiction, a striking piece of "flash fiction", to be read at full throttle, like you would do with a Trance sound track pushed up to 150 rpm. Flush is also a crossmedia project (www.flush.zone) from Future Fiction Factory: born from a short story
A Miracle in Thyme
Series: Drift World Novella Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Salunas Tac always wanted to do something more. To be something more. When Gaiana, the Druid Mother, visits Aazronia for her Reconcilement blessing, she regales him with tales of the Gift Giver. Inspired to do something for the families of Aazronia, Salunas takes on the mantle of Gift Giver, using his Coercer powers to help spread joy throughout the land
Completely (A Cunningham Family Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
One night might change everything... It should have been an ordinary evening at home for Lily Frazer and Calder Cunningham. But Calder is about to realize how easily he could lose the only thing he's ever needed...