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If Trees Could Fly
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
Haiku: Three-Line Short Stories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku is an ancient type of Japanese poetry with a strict form. It is an unrhymed three-lined verse: the first with five beats or syllables, the second with seven and the third with five. Each poem describes a single brief episode that may be taking place as you read. Traditionally each verse should contain a reference to nature or a season, expressed either directly or by implication.
In the Spirit of Haiku
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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"In the Spirit of Haiku," is a book of short poems of three lines each, which contain an insight or describe the flavour of a moment in time. Rather than being true to the form;they are true to the spirit of Haiku poetry which is an attempt to convey the impact of a moment of truly seeing.
White Pine
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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As his world and plans disintegrate, will the north woods be enough to heal one man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
The Hunt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
The Weekender
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A vacationing fisherman wishes he'd chosen a different guide in this suspenseful and surprising short story.
THE GENOME KUNSTLER
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
exerpt from "Homunculus'
Jesus Bus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dot Knight, Sunday school teacher supreme, sets out one summer evening with her class to invite a select group of Mexican migrants to revival. The object is to fill her class's pew, and in her crooked thinking the Mexicans should be easy pickings (vulnerable as they are). Really, Dot's object is to nab the admiration of the preacher at this, her third church where she got "saved" last time.
Snake Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Rattlesnakes measure "8 foot long," where I come from. AND some even chase you. Nobody knows what happens if they catch you. We tell our tales for hours, gathered round a pickup's tailgate, around campfires--even standing in line at the supermarket. Dead snakes dangling from poles along the highways are commonplace, and they stay there till the buzzards peck the jewels from their hides.
Cotton Picking Photo Blinds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
It is an advantage for wildlife photographers to be creative when trying to capture great images of birds, mammals, and other creatures. Photo blinds offer plenty of advantages. An established blind allows wildlife to acclimate to a shooting location over time, and blinds can be built to withstand weather extremes. Putting together a permanent blind is easy, particularly when using imagination.