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400 Words

by Kurt Ulmer

This is a brief (400 word) guide to writing and assessing short stories. Especially my own. Some writers object to a structure for stories. That is fine as long as you realize that no structure is a structure...

Evolving Your Consciousness

by Anoop Alex

A 2 page text on evolving your consciousness and experiencing the nonphysical.

Tough Love: for Beloved Free Ebook Readers

by Den Warren

One Indie author's take on why readers should leave feedback when they download a book for free. Please leave a review. Read to the end and get free downloads.

Clear Words

by prokhor.ozornin

Aphorisms of our age

The (Recovered) StoryHouse Essays

by Michael Pollick

These microshort humor essays were originally commissioned to appear on the labels of gourmet roasted coffee bean cans. Instead, they remained tucked away for 10 years in the author's desk drawer. His instructions...

Taw & Busk \ Six, No Seven, Poems

by Justin P Heap

My hope is that these poems and prayers will create space within your life to grow, to change, to live. Use the literal white space to record whatever you will. May GOD bless you, keep you. These are intended...

An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Quran vol 11

by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani - XKP

An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an vol. 11 From Surah al-Mu’minun (23) to Surah al-Furqan (25) verse 20 The light of Islam has enlightened and continuing to enlighten every corner...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #39

by Silver Age Books

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #39 has six more stories of Thornton Excelsior from the magnificent Rhys Hughes, mutant ultraviolence from Mike Sauve, science fiction from Douglas Thompson, and an interview with...

When a Barbarian Insults a Barbarian: The Charlie Hebdo Farce

by Peter Rodman

Why does the world persist in making heroes of the crude and violent?

Happy Shorts: 120 Essays on Life, Love, Happiness, and Inspiration

by Susan Spira

Happy Shorts is a collection of zany, goofy, heart-felt inspirations and observations. Happy Shorts is a look at life from the quirky side to make you smile, warm your heart, and help you to embrace your life,...

Alphabetical Index to the Holy Quran

by Syed Ammar Shah - XKP


Interpretation of Surah Al-Hamd

by Ayatullah Ruhullah al-Musawi al-Khomeini - XKP

It is possible that the 'bismillah' in the beginning of each surah of the Qur'an is related to the verses following it. Generally it is said that the bismillah is related to a verb understood (omitted), but...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #35

by Silver Age Books

Wash your pain away with the misery of others! “Involuntary Muscle” by Black Static contributor Maura McHugh tells of Lilly, her unhappy life made more miserable yet by surprising news. “House of Nowhere”,...

The Journey of Tears

by Mullah Bashir Hassanali Rahim - XKP

This text has been written primarily to bring forth awareness in youths to understand the University of Imam Husayn (a.s.) from a broader perspective. It also provides a detailed account of Imam Husayn (a.s.)'s...

Spirituality for the Nonspiritual

by John F Carver

This book is about spirituality. However the desires to interpret it is up to the reader. I do not desire to start a religion or advocate any religion. I mean not to condemn anyone or praise anyone by the book....

Tafsir of Holy Quran - Surah 11 to 15

by Aqa Mahdi Puya (Agha Pooya) - XKP

Tafsir of 11 Huud (Hud) 12 Yusuuf (Joseph) 13 Ra'd (The Thunder) 14 Ibraahiim (Abraham) 15 Al-Hijr (The Rocky Tract) translated by Mirza M. Pooya. One of the few and most comprehensive and detailed commentaries...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #38

by Silver Age Books

Stories in this issue: “The Lives and Spacetimes of Thornton Excelsior” by Rhys Hughes (actually eight stories in one!); “The Daylight Witch” by Jim Steel; “Off and On Again” by Alison Littlewood;...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #37

by Silver Age Books

Eight stories and one article feature in this issue of Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction: Apoidroids by Douglas Thompson, Make It Sacred by Mike Sweeney, The Last Testament by Rafe McGregor, Curios by Ben Kendall-Carpenter,...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #36

by Silver Age Books

144 pages of fiction and reviews, all available for free download! Our fiction this time: The Photographer’s Tale by Daniel Mills, A Fable of Worcester by Victor D. Infante, Angeline of the Woods by Dylan...

I Was a Teenage Stowbilly

by Michael Pollick

"I Was a Teenage Stowbilly" covers the author's childhood in the small Midwestern city of Stow, Ohio during the Seventies and Eighties. It starts out innocently enough, with a fond look back at elementary school....