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365 Days of Poetry
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,880. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This gathering of poetry comes in a variety of styles and genres, and is arranged in no particular order save that there is one poem for each day. I have played with traditional forms such as the cinquain and englyn, and worked with free-form verse and rhyme. I have written fantasy verse, and about the world around me, and about worlds that probably don’t exist. Welcome to the worlds in my head.
Speculating On The Australian Republic: Five Award Winning Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Speculating on the Australian republic - Five award-winning Australian speculative fiction stories from the National Republican Short Story Competition will intrigue, educate and delight you in this anthology from Australian short story writers. They show a compelling preview of the possible future of Australia as a republic. edited by Glenn Davies (Australian Republican Movement).
Gone, But Not Forgotten (2065)
Series: Still Light, 2:3. You set the price! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The time of homo sapiens sapiens is ending. The first two posthumans begin to change the future today. One, technological and augmented in war and knowledge, builds a new political order. The other, biological and esoteric, swims below the oceans, and speaks to other minds, building towards the most culturally influential discovery in human history. Today, they speak once more...
False Vacuum: Apocalypse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The universe is a very strange place. Ask any physicist. Cosmological and quantum actions often contradict common sense. Members of the Level II civilization called the Hamlet discover that something is mining our universe for its energy potential, resulting in massive world-line destruction. A blend of hard science fiction, sociology and musical fantasy rolled into a single package.
The Apartment and the Machine
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An allegory to represent the idea that every individual is of primary importance in our species' quest to understand the world around us, given the constraints of our tendency toward subjective perception. It's along the same lines as Plato's Cave, except with a more optimistic conclusion, for those of us not destined to be genius philosopher kings.
Neon Literary Magazine #38
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Issue 38 of Neon begins with a world in which everyone has been swallowed by whales, and ends with a recurring nightmare story about a kitten. In between there are desert islands, floods and plagues, flings and wounds and Facebook, the possibility of cannibalism, and a series of lesser-known wars.
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2013 - Remnants to Recent Years (1988-2012)
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: Australian English. Published: June 21, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This year’s anthology consists of all the short stories and poems that I created, or discovered in my files and rewrote in 2013, regardless of whether or not they were released. The tales are taken from completed anthologies, and anthologies to come, from my blog, and from my notebooks. Most are published, but some are yet to be released.
Heroes of Phenomena
Price: Free! Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Heroes of Phenomena is a global, cross-industry collaborative campaign anthology, encouraging the next generation of authors, artists & musicians, showcasing talented young aspiring artists alongside inspiring industry professionals. Film music production house, audiomachine, will make a donation to the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra with every download of the PHENOMENA album companion collection.
A Message to Deliver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,920. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Chalfont House / HopeSprings Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Christian speculative fiction. As Melissa battles the influence of demonic forces, will she be able to save Todd and deliver God's message, or will the dark truth of her past lead her to abandon her mission?
Cape Zero: The Fall
Price: Free! Words: 30,940. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Social recluse, Peter Swart, is thrown into a Cape Town gone mad as an epidemic turns people into bloodthirsty cannibals.