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Fries or Freeze
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety journey to Fries (VA, USA) on a cold, gray, ominous December day. There they check out the old dam and power station. Later, they drive down to the north bank of the New River. Mysterious cars seem to be tailing them. Their conversation revolves around known history, possible histories, and lodging. Approx. 1100 words. If a movie, it would be rated G.
Smallholder Helmeted Guinea Fowl Production in the Tropics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Agriculture, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Good medication regimen and microclimate control are the main solutions to the problem of keet mortality. Sex ratio between guinea hens and cocks must be right. Hatching eggs should not be stored for long. Brooder guards should be installed to prevent stampede. Records should be kept for good assessment of the enterprise. Proper transportation of birds is absolutely important to avoid mortality.
Flying Blind: New and Selected Poetry 1985-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Tony Scanlon has been publishing poetry since the mid-1960s. A number of poems in this collection have won major awards, including the Jesse Litchfield Award for N.T. Literature in 1990. He has twice won the Red Earth Poetry (N.T.) prize. Flying Blind is his latest collection and incorporates works across three decades, and is one of those rare volumes with something for everyone.
Mortal Instinct
You set the price! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00)
Mortal Instinct is a short story collection that explores what people do when faced with death and mortality.
The Greylands: Volume VII
Series: The Greylands. Price: Free! Words: 112,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet, William Shakespeare A land of shadows, of mystery, of obfuscated Truth. Welcome to the Greylands, that strange world, within the bounds of Time, peopled by mortal men. We cannot see truly, only as through a glass, darkly. Discover a collection of stories inspired by such imaginings.
Poetic Memory
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Poetic Memory is nine poems, ~1,000 words, that deal with memory as the fruit of a life still being lived. Thankfully, we don't have perfect memories - important meanings would be lost in the myriad mundane details of the past. Old memories come to us as poetic memory, where sights can become smells, and events are transformed into stories with crystal-clear meanings. Mature themes.
Laundry Day (Three Short Tales of Love & Madness)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Laundry Day, the world is held hostage by an alien force that puts the fate of mankind in the hands of an ambivalent young man. In Theodore & the Red Light, one man's quest for sugar becomes an odyssey of self-loathing when he gets into an argument with a stop light. In Nicholas and Ana, the last atomic bomb is about to be dropped, but not before Nicholas can reconcile with his estranged wife.
Through the Nose
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
(5.00)
There she was, a silent old woman sitting alone / Seeming as if for some sin she sought to atone / Her lungs filled by a transparent, synthetic hose / And long and laborious breaths through the nose
Tornado Gift
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00)
A short story, about 2000 words. Strange is when a passing tornado drops an antique Westinghouse refrigerator in the backyard of your trailer. Stranger still is what is inside when Dad opens it, and what the contents mean for two rambunctious boys who often pay too little attention to their surroundings.
The Fight For Forever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The world has changed. Millions of humans have been transformed into Wavers; creatures of myth, or given super powers, or granted power of the mind and matter. Most of the world is better for it. But in Toronto, one person despises what the world has become. He fights to make humans dominant again by throwing away his own humanity.