Books tagged: literary short story

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Out There (a Short Tale of the Weird and Wonderful)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
IT'S A DAY JUST LIKE ANY OTHER DAY... UNTIL SOMETHING UTTERLY UNFAMILIAR SUDDENLY LANDS IN YOUR BACK YARD. Susan may ignore the sudden shaking beneath her slippered feet, she might even neglect to spot the conspicuous sight itself—but she can't evade the stench. Something's wrong. Very wrong. Is Susan capable of realizing the gift of new awareness she's just been given by an unseen entity?
Lemon Ice Cream
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A secret recipe for lemon ice cream brought by a poor Sicilian family to New York last century.
Bradbury County
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The ultimate Dystopia, where entertainment can drive one mad! For Phillip, the invitation to a prestigious party in the neighboring county is a godsend, a chance to escape a monotonous and dreary existence in his own overpopulated and poor county. When the host refers to a mysterious "shower," Phillip is intrigued--poor innocent! He has noidea the "shower" seals the fate of his Bradbury County...
A Necessary Fantasy (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When she was eighteen years old, Rebecca Castille moved to California. A year later, she became Honey Halliwell, an adult film actress. Now, after a short but productive career in the porn industry, Honey wants to go legit. But her Hollywood dream soon becomes her own personal hell, and she learns that her present may be darker than her past.
Writing Under the Influence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary shorts and poems related to the writing profession and obsession
Drinking Problem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Six year old Amy Burkett was killed by Colen Locklear, a drunk driver. Her family is in mourning, trying to cope with the devastating loss. The Locklears, old money rich and powerful, have closed ranks around Colen, and blocked all attempts at justice. But Colen is about to realize a hard brand of justice - the ultimate cure for his "Drinking Problem."
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
Imprints
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Literary short story. Len tries to run from his past, but it keeps catching up to him.
A Blossom Falls
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
“A blossom detached and flew higher in the wind. Then it spun further from the tree and began to fall. Ennis saw it, dropped his hand weeder, and began to run. Why he ran for the blossom, he couldn’t have said. Only that the sudden tug in his heart was so strong he could do nothing else.” So begins a short and powerful meditation on life by the author of "Toy Car Dialectic" and others.
.30-.30 Vision
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Is it enough for a young man to remember a fine Autumn day spent at the side of his father? Or do darker memories squirming in the depths of his brain matter more? Or even more: is it ever all right to kill a thing of beauty?