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Fall Love

by Anne Whitehouse

Fall Love tells the intertwined stories of four twenties-something artists and professionals adrift in the bad old pre-AIDS New York of 1980. From a summer of love through an autumn of deceit and regret, we...

Single: Two Stories

by Jim Hanas

"Single" contains two previously published short stories: "Miss Tennessee" and "The Cryerer," which first appeared in The Land-Grant College Review and One Story, respectively. Both appear in "Why They Cried,"...

Cassingle: Five Stories

by Jim Hanas

A follow-up to 2006's Single, Cassingle is a collection of stories that originally appeared in Fence, McSweeney's, Bridge: Stories & Ideas, and Twelve Stories. Toronto's Eye Weekly wrote of Cassingle, "No matter...

LAUGH NOW

by RAHIEM BROOKS

By 22, Kareem Bezel has made it to the top rung of the New York fashion scene, and he has done everything, including fraud, theft, receiving stolen property, theft by deception, identity theft, and embezzlement,...

YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE TO DO AT FOUR O'CLOCK, ED?

by Stefano Boscutti

Meet Hollywood's most inglorious bastard.

Legendary bad boy movie mogul Don Simpson has just been made the new head of production at Paramount Studios. As he waits for a journalist to arrive for a customary...

God's Gift to Women (Literary Romance - EXCERPT)

by Stanford Friedman

I hope you will enjoy this excerpt from my enovel. For more excerpts or to purchase the entire ebook, visit: www.stanfordfriedman.com

It is the story of Scott, an egocentric New Yorker, and his attempt to complete...

Segue

by Wiley Davis

A segue. A short story about a transitional moment.

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LETTER TO BERKSHIRE SHAREHOLDERS (FIRST DRAFT)

by Stefano Boscutti

Let them eat credit default swaps.

Warren Buffett's partner is in a crotchety mood. He's fed up with ordinary people thinking they can get rich off the sweat of others. Who do they think they are? Hedge fund...

Smallfish Clover

by Heather Shaw

Smallfish Clover, like most affluent American boys, has many skills and inner resources. But how these gifts get used in the real world can lead to success and happiness, or useless death. It’s a test all...

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Throwing Clay Shadows

by theaatkinson

Chapter 2 It's 1807 on the Isle of Eigg. Four-year old Maggie believes she has killed her mother by saying bad things and now she won't say a word. It's true that Ma's voice stays in the cottage even though...

Secret Language of Crows sample

by theaatkinson

Olivia needs to escape the abusive same-sex relationship she finds herself in. When her father suffers a stroke and requires 24-hour care, she recognizes an opportunity to start fresh. The problem is that she...

The Third Person

by Stephanie Newell

Stephanie Newell's The Third Person is a brutal, tragic and darkly humorous novel about growing up, sibling rivalry and the ultimate dysfunctional family. In a series of diary entries, fourteen year old Lizzie...

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Gulls and Chuffs

by e c love

If Milton's Paradise Lost was written to justify the ways of God to man, then the much much more modest aim of Gulls & Chuffs is to reveal (though most definitely not justify) something of the ways of men to...

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"KAFKA'S HAIRBRUSH" (STORY)

by Stefano Boscutti

Someone's having a bad hair day.

Anxious writer Franz K. waits for the pharmacy in Prague's old square to open so he can purchase a bottle of his favorite hair tonic. Why are they late? What is wrong with the...

Regenerated

by Carolyn Kephart

Cela had always hoped she'd find Jorgen again someday...but was this really Jorgen? A tenderly bitter tale of love and giant lizards by the author of the critically-acclaimed epic fantasy 'The Ryel Saga: A Tale...

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Against the Current

by Ash Shields

An attempt at literary fiction in this modern day and age, Against the Current is Shields' first novel of (potentially) many. When prompted for a blurb, Shields responded with: "I'm not fond of blurbs. They...

Odyssey: California Dreaming

by Eric Chase

"Reality is stranger than fiction. Who wants to waste their time writing about elves and dragons, when there are enough fantastic and diabolical entities and events all around us here in the real world. The...

Anomaly: Chapter 1

by theaatkinson

The evening starts out alright. J is having drinks at a bar with Molly, there are plenty of women to keep them both company. Sure there are a few heavy drug users hanging around outside, but J is well clean...

A Brief Study of Land Mammals

by Eric Chase

Eddy's get-rich football betting scheme has yet to pay off, so in the meantime, he continues to endure the grind of daily life. Luckily, he fancies himself an American looking at America, studying the masses....

I Leered At The Carnage

by Eric Chase

A collection of 100 poems by Eric Chase. They are raw, gritty, unique and compelling.