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Golden Meadows
Series: Read Write Ponder, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
A man who's always seen the world through an artistic lens, where boat railings are covered in vermilion paint under cotton candy clouds, would like nothing more than to get validation from the son who's always thought his father was crazy. What if he isn't crazy at all? What if faeries are real? Sometimes fathers and sons have lenses that will never be focused the same.
Resurrectionists - A Greystone Tale
Price: Free! Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
With his career joining his personal life on a downward slide toward oblivion, Greg Loren is running out of time and patience. Pulled into yet another in an endless series of supernatural cases, he uncovers a series of grave robberies that are more than they seem. What is the Church of the Second Coming? And what does it have to do with Loren’s deceased wife, Beth?
Self Help for Super Villains
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.33)
Twenty-five years ago, Bill Masterson’s bitch wife left him. Ever since then, he’s worked as a motivational speaker and helped millions of people achieve the life advantage. Bill Materson’s trade specialty includes helping antagonists, villains, and evil geniuses from around the world overcome their limiting beliefs to forge the winning edge.
Social Median, The
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33)
This Sunday, join the Church of Sociology as the Right Honorable Reverend John James Veritable delivers his most charismatic sermon to date. “The Social Median” is a work of horror and dystopian science fiction in which social media forms the nexus for technology, politics, economics, and society to assume control of all aspects of human life in the form of a new religion.
Prescription for Guns, A
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.67)
Gilbert is a loser. He suffers for low self-esteem, high blood pressure, and inoperable social invisibility disorder. Doctor Mallet, Gilbert's psychiatrist, offers a different diagnosis: Why take responsibility for life's problems when you can blame everyone else instead. "A Prescription for Guns" is a short humor piece combining satire with commentary on a social propensity for violence.
The WayStation
Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Western
The world after the Shift Wars is not for the faint of heart. Life is a constant struggle. Each day harder to survive than the one before. Join Tater on his travels through the perilous Sandlands and discover the world of the New Bloods.
Legacy of a Countess (A short horror story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
Once upon a chilling evening, a maiden working in a castle owned by Countess Bathory stumbles upon on hideous hidden chamber , and rumors spring from the shadows to come alive. The maiden can either keep a promise or run for her life, but either choice has unforeseen consequences, and what she has seen will forever haunt her waking moments.
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