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A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland though his University days, his attempts to understand the meaning of it all, why are we here and where do we go, and how to influence girls to do what he wants.
Let's Go Fishing: TIps on Hooking A Literary Agent (includes excerpt of "Sellout")
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Signing with a literary agent is extremely difficult, especially in this economic climate, but not impossible. With the tips outlined in this article, you will greatly increase your chances of hooking that "fish."
A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,920. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland through his after-college years when he began to experiment with hypnosis, past life regression, striving to explore and understand the true meaning of life, while breading ferrets and wolves on his Florida wild animal pet ranch.
A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland through his mature days of life when he finally concluded that it is very difficult to discover what happens after death, and therefore he embarked on earthy pursuits, like winning at horse-racing, fast cars and not taking life too seriously.
The First Nudist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Following a family reunion, Gransallie learns that her favorite niece, Ophelia, ia a not only a school teacher but a nudist. Hating to be proved wrong, Gransallie tries to defend Ophelia to her granddaughters, who "don't care where they are going or what shape they arrive in as long as they are going." Gransallie is their driver and chapperone on trips to Florida, or just anywhere.
Wherebouts Are We
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Grannie has bad skin cancers but not bad enough to take her out of this world" where nobody wants her except one granddaughter. Luzanne drives her from house to house belonging to Grannie's three daughters, but each refuses to take her. It is while "visiting" Imo that the old lady finds a final rest while trailing a yellow cat out to a sunny porch.
And the Winner Is?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Eileen and Duck Dixon were on the verge of splitting up before they learned they'd won the Easter Lottery. Now they're stuck. Then they discover a missing ticket out of the twenty-five each bought. So who actually owns the winning ticket? To make matters worse, Eileen's mother Nell had loaned them the money to buy the tickets. By rights, does the winning ticket belong to her?
Castor Bean Seeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
American Crossroads
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five short stories of turning points. Kings of 772: A group of buddies gather for beer and poker. Cadillac Dreams: She saw him on the side of the road and had to pick him up. Just Like Fourth of July: A mother and daughter's day will end in a way never imagined. Steven Spielberg and The Magic Box: A young writer meets a famed movie director. Lesson of the Samurai: A soldier comes home from Iraq.
The Chamber Four Fiction Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
25 of the best short stories published on the web in 2009/10--chosen by the editors of, a website dedicated to making reading more enjoyable and more rewarding. Includes a wide range of stories from great online lit mags. This anthology is DRM-free and free to download. Find a complete table of contents, a PDF version, author bios, interviews, and more at Chamber Four.