Smoking Pen Press

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An independent publisher of quality fiction. SPP publishes poetry, short stories, novellas, and novels.

We seek out quality writing, and we then focus on quality editing, formatting, and covers.

Smoking Pen Press is Catherine Valenti and Laurie Gienapp

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A Step Outside of Normal
Series: Read on the Run. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018 by Smoking Pen Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Seven short stories, each presenting a situation which is almost - but not quite - normal. This is the first in the Read on the Run series of short story anthologies. As always, each story is short, to suit your busy lifestyle.
A Wink and a Smile
Series: Read on the Run. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018 by Smoking Pen Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A diverse collection of eighteen "happily-ever-after" short stories, including traditional and nontraditional, fantasy, science fiction, and comedy, and a healthy handful of budding romances.
The Weatherman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by Smoking Pen Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Josie Skye is one of the most accurate meteorologists in the country – but not everyone considers that a good thing. When weather forecasters and others start disappearing or dying and Josie fears she's one of the targets, she teams up with weather researcher, Oliver Burns, to try to find some of their missing colleagues and figure out what's going on. And what's with all these butterflies?

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The Ancient
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Ancient is an anthology of short stories, all revolving around the notion of Aladdin’s Lamp. Some of these stories use an actual lamp, some of them use a different object. But in each story, the object has some unusual magical aspect that stays with it from one person to the next. Be careful what you wish for...
A Bit of a Twist
Series: Read on the Run. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The twelve short stories presented in A Bit of A Twist are each mostly normal and ordinary, but somewhere in the story is a twist. And as always, each story in the Read on the Run series of anthologies is short, to suit your busy lifestyle.
Uncommon Pet Tales
Series: Read on the Run. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Fifteen short stories involving pets. But don't think for a moment that you'll "See Spot Run", or that Lassie will save her master who's fallen in the well. Those are common pet tales, and these are Uncommon Pet Tales. As always, each story in the Read on the Run series of anthologies is short, to suit your busy lifestyle.

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