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Spirit of Tabasco
Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Precocious teen, Julian, helps his mother retrieve a mysterious and possessed ancient Mayan mirror from the hands of his greedy estranged father.
Ride to the Rat Hole
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferris and his friend, Earl, hitch a ride outside of Mesquite, Nevada to Las Vegas. The driver, Tryg, and his girlfriend, Labelle, are looking for some fun on their way to L.A., and they choose Ferris and Earl. Ferris sits next to Labelle on the front seat and fantasizes while Tryg talks smack. On the Strip in Vegas, Ferris and Earl asked to be dropped off and that's where the fun begins.
Answer to Dimka
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hosting a family reunion of sorts, Lucas confronts his abusive Uncle Dimka and Aunt Rosa. Lucas, his priest brother, Alex, and Dimka and Rosa's son, Danilo, join in the fracas. The proceedings go off track when Danilo pulls a gun and orders Lucas and Alex to leave.
Pardon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Knowing that he’s about to be taken back into the foster care system, Kevin Jackson runs away to live on the streets. He sees himself as the outcast anyway, because his brother and sister are the perfect ones while he’s always struggled. Things go well to start with, but he soon learns firsthand how dangerous the streets can be.
Lie Like a Dog
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sandy breaks a neighbor's window with a water balloon. He lies to his mother and tells her that he heard the neighborhood bully outside his window. The bully threatens to lie Sandy down like a dog. Friendly intervention saves Sandy, but not from his mother's chagrin and disappointment.
Trick or Treat
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angela's strange cousin, Kurt, puts the trick in Trick or Treat by taking her to collect candy in July. As she goes from house to house, without disguise, she dances, hops and mugs her way into a bag of candy. When she wants to go home, Kurt refuses. He insists that she finish the block. When he abandons her, Angela finds her way home and discovers a new sense of self.
The Scribe June 2017
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
He Shot Himself in the Foot
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael goes with his friend, Danny, on a daybreak mission. They are going to pick up Danny's rifle from Phillip Pfeiffer. On their way back, Danny aims the gun at Michael but shoots himself in the foot instead. It is the start of Michael's decision to end the friendship and take his destiny into his own hands.
Coup de Grace
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda drives to meet her deadbeat ex-husband after eight years of no word. She plans to tell him all that she has felt about his betrayal. When she faces him across the coffeeshop table, he stops her in her tracks by what he offers her.
Bugged
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kevin returns to his car after a high school forensics tournament to find a giant locust sitting on the dashboard. After attempts to extricate it, Kevin drives home and tells his father that he can't remove the bug. His father is not impressed by Kevin's cowardice. Irate, Kevin's father tosses out the grasshopper. When his father moves menacingly toward the insect, Kevin steps in front of him.