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Forty Buttons

By Rlambkin

A fictional essay on how money as a medium of exchange came to be.

Short Story | Updated Nov 25, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

10 Foods To Boost Your Brainpower

By halas1986

Awesome thanks to me the the d good morning how's everyone doing in get a good time yesterday how's everyone at home but they had everyone at home in so a welcome..

Short Story | Updated Nov 19, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: health, food

The Envy

By Youngpassion

This story is about a man who lives a typical life in the sahara desert. Being muslim he goes on a hajj. A hajj is a journey a muslim would to take atleast once in their lives. The journey was mainly in the 1300s. It would lead them to Mecca were a sacred mosque lied. They would worship Ali there...

Short Story | Updated Nov 11, 2015 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Strange Fruit

By Reddragonwriter

This short is actually based on the lyrics from Billie Holidays song "Strange Fruit." This was actually an assignment for one of my college English courses. And one of the few truly short, short stories I have written! There was a word limit so... Summary: Kate takes her mule Sir Robert to town ...

Short Story | Updated Nov 5, 2015 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: civil, rights, billie, holiday, south

Julius Caesar Is Still Alive In The Hearts

By ellijoh7

The event was actually sponsored by the national ministry of culture to preserve the cultural and heritage values. The Stage was decorated with rubber sheets. The sheets were used to provide anti-fall and anti-fatigue floor surface. It provided the limbic support to the performers of different ca...

Short Story | Updated Nov 5, 2015 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Nightwatchman

By Michael Sullivan

Clem spends Christmas at work.

Short Story | Updated Oct 27, 2015 | Reads: 99 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: railroad, history, train, engine, christmas

The Saddest Tuesday

By rappwriter59

I was inspired to write this story on the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Even though some people may not remember the fateful day, including myself, we must never forget the price that must be paid for all of the freedom we have. I dedicate this story to all of the people who died in the...

Short Story | Updated Oct 24, 2015 | Reads: 122 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Again by Andrewjoyce


By Andrewjoyce

On the last day of his life, an old man asks us a question that should be easy to answer. Then again, maybe not.

Short Story | Updated Oct 18, 2015 | Reads: 130 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: ww, l, ww, ll, germany, america, love, fear

Jewish Magic In The Wild West

By Markflan

Dhali, a broke kid with a dark past , turns to theft in a dark time in his life. He ends up going to far.

Short Story | Updated Oct 12, 2015 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Spy Of Roses by Mae B

A Spy Of Roses

By Mae B

During the beginning of the Wars of the Roses, Lambert Simnel (Earl of Warwick) invites Phillipa on an adventure she will never forget...

Short Story | Updated Oct 12, 2015 | Reads: 89 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: wars, of, the, roses, yorks, lancasters, castle, swords, kings, dukes, earls, peasants, villages

The Curse Of Affliction by Mae B

The Curse Of Affliction

By Mae B

Marnie Watson moves to New Zealand and quickly becomes friends with a charming Mr. Allister. A boy named Cecil also perks her curiosity. Read a thriller based on a triangle of love, heartbreak, forbidden witchcraft and more...

Short Story | Updated Oct 12, 2015 | Reads: 57 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: salem, witch, trials, love, historical, death, romance, heartbreak, loss

Ignis Fatuus

By Migilanteratotia

Culloden is a battlefield. No place for a child.

Short Story | Updated Oct 2, 2015 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Up In Flames by Lanie Nickel

Up In Flames

By Lanie Nickel

"Then, the screaming started. It was shrill and high with low tones hidden underneath. It sounded like the sky was being ripped apart."

Short Story | Updated Sep 24, 2015 | Reads: 192 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: 1937, 1930s, hindenburg, blimp, airship, crash, hindenburg, disaster, historical, fiction, disaster

Playground Tiles

By Johnstephin

The best source for safety playground surfaces, playground tiles is available in our store of rubber matting direct, we have best qualities tiles in very best prices.

Short Story | Updated Sep 21, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: playground, safety, tiles, playground, flooring, rubber, playground, tiles, playground, flooring, tiles, playground, rubber, tiles

A Place To Spend The Night by Hyperforce

A Place To Spend The Night

By Hyperforce

A young man arrives in 1960s San Francisco and has an experience that he would never forget.

Short Story | Updated Aug 22, 2015 | Reads: 174 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, friendship, mature, misc, historical, fiction, fiction

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