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Once I Was A Cowboy

By Shonaeh

We've all heard of Billy the Kid. But do you know who he really is? Please leave a comment, good or bad.

Short Story | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Excerpts From The Journal Of Earnest T. Carbuncle

By Sicparvismagna

Short excerpts from the journal of a young man, Earnest, during the California Gold Rush.

Short Story | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: california, gold, rush, historical, fiction

The Church

By Rosie Poole

Short story of a war and the symbols that grow from its consequences.

Short Story | Updated Oct 16, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: short, story, church, war

Frances Damico  by Joshua Lundquest

Frances Damico

By Joshua Lundquest

The description of a cold, and calculated mob boss.

Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: mobster, description, early, 1900's

The Martyr

By Normalwriter

A story of a young man in a revolution. His journey, and his legend.

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2014 | Reads: 71 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: revolution, excitement, adventure, courage, short, story, sad

Alistar's Adventures

By Animemeowotaku

I wrote this story for a class I am in. I enjoyed making it. Alistair is a boy who traveled with his father in business and had written on how the 13 original colonies looked like in his perspective.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: history, geography, fiction

Daughters Of Davy Jones

By Kitalia Emme

The events that created the legend of the DeLeon sisters.

Short Story | Updated Oct 5, 2014 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: pirates, adventure, life, death, murder, dark

The Lowly Chair Mender by Margaret Snowdon

The Lowly Chair Mender

By Margaret Snowdon

Maria Calvert is a poor, lonely chair mender and is struggling to survive, with no hope for the future. Winter and summer alike she tramps from place to place, calling at dwellings in isolated places with her timid knock and faint, mournful cry of 'Chairs to mend!' When she calls at Hillview Far...

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2014 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: fiction, historical

HEMNA- An Untold Tragedy by Damian Vincent Henry

HEMNA- An Untold Tragedy

By Damian Vincent Henry

The story is about a young Jewish boy trying to find his identity. He has been a son, and an orphan, a slave and a cast away. And in all the pain and torment he faced, he gained a friend, not expecting one who would turn out to become a brother. Furthermore the story is about accepting change, ad...

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2014 | Reads: 52 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: nazi, jews, holocaust, racism, tragedy, gas, chambers, pain, violence

When The Battle Calms

By Kitalia Emme

The voice of a young page who has followed his knight to war. The battle is over for the day and the warriors are preparing their spirits for the trials of tomorrow.

Short Story | Updated Sep 30, 2014 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, knight, medieval, battle, song, fire

Into The Wheatfield by Colton

Into The Wheatfield

By Colton

A soldier, husband, father, and friend caught in the gore at Gettysburg.

Short Story | Updated Sep 30, 2014 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, love, battle, fight, family

Finding Closure

By Kitalia Emme

Set in the 1940's, a young police detective is struggling to overcome the loss of the man who was her mentor, advocate, and partner. Perhaps a gentle reminder that she is not alone will help her to accept his passing.

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Feelgood Calendar by Chris Green

The Feelgood Calendar

By Chris Green

Time for a change

Short Story | Updated Sep 19, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: speculative, fiction, historical, fiction, unreliable, narrator

Seasons

By Jlsc

How the seasons came to be on Earth.

Short Story | Updated Sep 17, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

Sven Of Halmstad by Chris Green

Sven Of Halmstad

By Chris Green

Chrurch attendance has been dropping for years. The General Synod come up with a radical idea to bring people back into the fold.

Short Story | Updated Sep 13, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3


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