Venla Mäkelä


Venla Mäkelä writes screenplays and fiction.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, their son and three dogs.

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Red Boots
Price: Free! Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Maija, 39, is desperately looking for a new job after the sawmill where she used to work is destroyed in a fire. Life is really crappy. It seems impossible to find work, and everybody is too busy to celebrate her fortieth birthday. To cheer herself up, Maija buys a pair of red boots – maybe the worst decision of all.
The Bus Trip
Price: Free! Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's 1976, Finland. A businessman organizes bus trips, transporting women from the south to the northern countryside to meet eligible bachelors at a dance. After seeing the ad in the local paper, Helmi, 46, owner of a women's clothing store, decides to book the trip but only because her dangerously naive shopgirl, Karin, is going. On a freezing December morning thirteen women climb aboard the bus.
The Skull and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A lap dance changes a murderer's mind; a sale on Craigslist does not end well; a Gothic trinket store is gifted a human skull. Six short stories of horror, supernatural and weird fiction.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Russell West, his wife Gina and their two daughters move from Wisconsin to Chicago, where Russell grew up. Russell has a new job as a columnist at the Chicago Tribune. A public works employee calls the paper about the monster he's seen in the city sewer. Russell's colleagues think the guy is a nut job, but Russell is curious - and secretly worried the monster is the thing he set free years ago.
Ruma tytär ja muut lyhyet jutut
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: Finnish. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Neljätoista hyvin lyhyttä tarinaa ystävyydestä, rakkaudesta ja koomisesta häpeästä.
So Good to See You!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Emily, an interpreter, lives in her New York apartment during the week and in the countryside in Pennsylvania with her boyfriend Matt during the weekends. In the city, Emily runs into an old high school classmate, wild girl Marissa. Marissa asks to rent Emily’s city apartment as a “love nest” for her and her young lover. The deal starts out simply, but… it gets complicated.
To the Last Crumble - Easy and Amazing Gluten-Free Baking
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
It's getting easier to find gluten-free products in supermarkets, and small gluten-free bakeries are popping up everywhere. But I still missed many pastries, especially from my childhood, and to satisfy my cravings I picked a few of my favorite ones and tried to create the very best gluten-free version of them. In this book you'll find sixteen super easy recipes.
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: Finnish. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lyhyet ihmiskuvat; lista koostuu roskapostini spammereiden nimistä. Paljastan teille heidän persoonansa.
Smile and Other Twisted Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A young photographer in a condemned apartment complex; maggots in a backyard pool; a blind date ends in something worse than a root canal. These and three more stories in this collection of the strange and weird.
Love and Sleep
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Finnish bestseller novelist, on the brink of divorce, “escapes” to Hollywood when a book of his is made into a movie. His actress wife soon follows him though, hoping to reconcile – and maybe advance her career.
Ugly Daughter and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fourteen very short stories about love, friendship and comic humiliation.

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