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Fantastic (OMR) Stories
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group. Price: Free! Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Each week in 2016 I attended the Pomona Writers Group. The facilitator asked us to write a story about a topic he chose. These stories less than 500 words are OMR (One Minute Read). I hope you enjoy reading each one.
The Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
A series of three short stories introducing Rebecca, a Canadian teenager, living in Montreal in the 1940s. In the title short story, Rebecca receives a second-hand blue dress as a gift. When she is forced to give up her hand-made needlepoint pillow in return, she finds a way to exact a fitting revenge for the adults’ betrayal. The stories are a prequel to the novel Echo from Mount Royal.
The Big Adventures of Little Skippie Part 1- Every Day is an Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Discover all the amazing adventures of a little girl named Skippie!
Is Muldoon Still in Paris? The Thief, the Sea, the Open Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This childhood memoire recounts a lighthearted journey that takes the reader on the coattails of a man who lived enough to fill ten lives. His high school principal’s effort to get him fired, his pursuit of a Spanish beauty both interfere with his writing about his and his buddy Mick's sexual fumbles, housebreaking, hitchhiking, train hopping, and juvenile court detention.
Butterflies- The Adventures of Roland Mccray
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
These two stories offer a free introduction to “The Adventures of Roland McCray”, a collection of stories that see every moment as its own adventure, rather than adventure stories in the action-packed thriller sense. In "Butterflies", Roland discovers that not everything as it seems, and in "Poke it with a Stick", Roland learns to cherish what he has even when it isn’t what he wanted
Butterfly Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
About my journey through life, the struggle to shake off the shackles of my childhood and to become who I really am and the controller of my future destiny. Creating a life of beauty and happiness in the service to others. Born of the realisation that as we move through life, our existence changes in ways we could never envisage.
For Queen, Oil and Country
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,240. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Over twenty Short Stories, some of an autobiographical theme including my Navy experiences in the Falkland Islands and there's four stories specially for children...and those older folk with a soft child's spot in their heart.
Sweet & Sour-1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
These stories explore the various relationships of human bonds in one way or other. They are stories of respect, love, hatred, anguish, affection, loneliness, revenge and tolerance. This book contains 10 short stories. Some of them may make you laugh and some of them may make you cry, or at least make you think.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.