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366 Days of Poetry
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
366 poems of fantasy, science fiction, speculation and social comment, exploring the darkness, the future and the fear.
The Devil's Playground
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This poetry collection is an extended metaphor set to tell the story of Bosnia. This collection tells you the depth of character, the despair and isolation, and the beauty of being a Bosnian...from the poetic pen of a Bosnian scholar.
Unpopular Blogging
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Ina enjoys artwork, creating fiction, teasing motivational gurus and witty social commentary on modern life. Unpopular blogging is a selection of posts from her website. Ina will be blogging for the forseeable future, but in the meantime here are the posts on globalism, consumerism and the nature of modernity for you to giggle and enjoy.
C.M. Simpson: Short Works from 2014, Vol. 1: The Real World, Romance, Horror and Speculation
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: Australian English. Published: January 2, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of flash fiction, short stories, poems and essays where social commentary rubs shoulders with zombies, where poems both celebrate and criticise yearly celebrations and where short stories blend genres, where inspiration is usually grounded firmly in the world and times in which the words were written, but where imagination has occasionally run a bit amok.
Chrissy
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Chrissy is a one act play concerning the attitude of society to the disadvantaged. Chrissy is an attractive young woman with mental problems. We see how a do-good couple, a hoon of a boyfriend and the medical establishment react to her. The play had a successful production at BATS theater in Wellington, New Zealand.
Give Us Today Our Daily Blog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Here they are! My first 100 blog posts, posted over 104 days. Witty! Provocative! Insightful! These are really cool words that probably do not apply to this collection. But, hey, why not buy it anyway!
An Anthology of Worlds
Series: The Simpson Anthologies, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
An Anthology of Worlds is the fourth book in the Simpson Anthology series. It contains stories of a pirate hunt among the stars, a simple gold coin that acts as a gate to other worlds, a teenager haunted by an elven prince, the truth about banshees in space, and how someone from two cultures can find their place in a different world.
Young Roy
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Three stories from the early years of Roy Harper, before he became a well known traveler and philosopher. Outlaw Trail covers his time in Texas as a child, Hoosier Dreams his adolescence in Indiana and The Gangster's Apprentice chronicles Roy's coming of age. These were the formative experiences that shaped his worldview and made him what he was to be.
The Almighty Sprug: Gulliver's Eyewitness Account of the Quaint Economy of Lilliput
Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In his famous Gulliver's Travels, Gulliver described the quaint politics of the tiny people of Lilliput. In this sequel he adds his account of their equally quaint economy. He tells us the Lilliputians, bored with the endless prosperity of a Garden of Eden, reorganized their economy as an exciting game of chance controlled by the mysterious invisible hand of The Almighty Sprug.
Sub-Prime (The Love In A Hopeless Place Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Two powerless beings are swept together in a transient struggle for survival. Could the human spirit transcend the brutality and indifference of their brief experience before they are once again swept helplessly apart? Far more than a love story - this is a story about love. A short story of our times.