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The Last Supper
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(3.50)
“The Last Supper,” is a 250 word flash fiction story in the form of a list of suggestions for baking yams--which may or may not be from this world. This is a humorous sci-fi take on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Quantum History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A science experiment goes wrong in unforeseeable ways, affecting a man and his wife across the country, in a bizarre and humorous fashion.
The Imaginary Invasion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50)
When our reality is invaded by extra-dimensional beings, imaginary characters may be humanity’s only hope.
The Art of Phone Ju-Jitsu
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Essay » Sociology
(3.00)
Tired of being phone-whipped by telemarketers? Help is on the way. This short, searing, tell-all piece is an Insider's Guide to Thwarting Telephone Attacks & Cell Phone Assault. Telephone terrorism is on the rise. That sound you hear is not a dial tone. It's an incoming missile. Defend yourself against a verbal landslide. Don't hang up---stand up!
Coffee Für Tod
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Sociology
Getting a morning cup of coffee is a cherished daily ritual the world over. But while travelling this custom can become both an adventure and an ordeal. More often than not the desire for a fix coupled with the exchange of money can overcome any cultural or language obstacles...but then sometimes you find yourself at a train station in Berlin, Germany on a cold winter morning.
Robin of the Seas and His Merry Crew of Sailors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Eclipse Publications. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Robin and Miss Marian Poppers must survive the whirlpool created by Mad King Lear, while the Dread Pirate Rogers wants to claim Marian as his own. A humorous frolic on the high seas with references to King Lear, Pop-Eye, The Princess Bride, Mary Poppins, and more.
When Vampires and Ninjas Collide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Working as the housekeeper for a grouchy, occasionally-murderous vampire might be exotic, but Deidre feels nothing but plain, especially when a new girl moves in across the street. Bellasandra has everything that Deidre does not. When an identity mistake forces Deidre to spend a night in Bellasandra's shoes (and very tiny clothes), Deidre may just come to appreciate the benefits of a boring life.
It Only Cost Two Teeth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A quirky newspaper columnist suspects an editor of being a spy. However, he learns the editor is far worse than that. This short story of 41 pages provides a humorous slant on a mystery and thriller.
Brenda's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Teaching English to non-native-speaker adults tends to focus on standard topics like business, shopping and travel. Brenda’s Owl rings the changes with 24 short, whimsical stories about the oddball side of life in an ordinary English garden. With patterns, phrases and idioms that are current and useful in dozens of everyday conversational contexts, this book is easy to teach and fun to study!
Jockey Days
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Jockey Boy is causing mayhem. The cute neighbor is curious, her brother is in love, and her boyfriend is losing his mind. All this over a mannequin? Originally published in Amazing Graces (Paycock Press) 2012.