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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: 32 | 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: 73 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
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: 13 | 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: 121 | 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: 55 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: history, geography, fiction

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: 81 | 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: 103 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: nazi, jews, holocaust, racism, tragedy, gas, chambers, pain, violence

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: 94 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, love, battle, fight, family

The Feelgood Calendar by Chris Green

The Feelgood Calendar

By Chris Green

Time for a change

Short Story | Updated Sep 19, 2014 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: speculative, fiction, historical, fiction, unreliable, narrator


By Jlsc

How the seasons came to be on Earth.

Short Story | Updated Sep 17, 2014 | Reads: 25 | 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: 38 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4


By Normalwriter

A man in a café writes a letter to his sister. That letter contains his story, his journey through life and how he got to where he was. And why he's about to do die that day.

Short Story | Updated Sep 12, 2014 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: palestine, historical, fiction, reflection, short, story, emotional, different, surprising, family

The Sky Was Black

By Cassidy Small

This is a very short story I wrote about 9/11

Short Story | Updated Sep 11, 2014 | Reads: 140 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: 9/11, twin, towers, smoke, plane, d.c.

Release by Nossida Eor


By Nossida Eor

Marcel Lafayette is a french foot soldier during WWI. This piece of work follows the his thoughts during an assault by German forces.

Short Story | Updated Sep 11, 2014 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: wwi, war, death

The Shelter

By Matthew Bissonnette

During the sixties, a couple with a broken marriage are forced to be in a bomb shelter together.

Short Story | Updated Sep 10, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: the, shelter, matthew, bissonnette, bomb, nuclear, war, cuba, america, fifties, sixties, cold, war

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