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Scared To Death by Alex Pearl

Scared To Death

By Alex Pearl

This is Alex's short story, 'Scared to Death' published by Mardibooks in its anthology 'The Clock struck War.' It is a fictionalised account of the true story of Private Thomas Highgate who served in the British army in 1914.

Short Story | Updated Mar 29, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, conflict, cowardice, desertion, injustice, warfare

Emotions

By Scott Logan

A mans struggle dealing with his emotions as he tries to keep the one thing he needs most.

Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

PATIENCE - AN IMPROV BY IMPATIENCE by Sundeepkp

PATIENCE - AN IMPROV BY IMPATIENCE

By Sundeepkp

‘Should I pop a boob to get me a shot?’ She slammed her glass again and yelled at the bartender who had passed by us thrice without acknowledging her menopaused glass.

Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sundeep, keramalu, sundeep, kp, creative, writing, short, fiction

Altars - Clown Party by Jrockso

Altars - Clown Party

By Jrockso

Episode II in the Altars series. The Man experiences fear. Photo: Slipknot's Shawn

Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fear, clowns, altars

Take Care by Skygypsy

Take Care

By Skygypsy

She doesn't understand why it hurts when he's nice to her. He doesn't understand why she gets lost in her head and hurts herself. Self-harm reference

Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: self, harm, depression, care, love

The Evil Bob

By Inkblotched

The evil bob is not a person but simply a thing.

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: death, jealousy, sisters, hair, suicide

White Wolf And The Owl   (2) by Jef

"White Wolf And The Owl" (2)

By Jef

Who done it (CLUE) answer for White Wolf and the Owl.

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: clue, answer

White Wolf And The Owl by Jef

"White Wolf And The Owl"

By Jef

A very short story about trusting others. It also has a little "who done it", clue question at the end.

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: wolf, owl, arrow, mystery, deceit, snow

Altars - Neverending Road by Jrockso

Altars - Neverending Road

By Jrockso

Episode I: Neverending Road. We encounter The Man in the first episode of Altars.

Short Story | Updated Mar 25, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Sterben by Pen Wood

Sterben

By Pen Wood

"love is not amaranth but love is Iris"

Short Story | Updated Mar 25, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Day In The Life Of A Funeral Advisor by Kenny Benko

A Day In The Life Of A Funeral Advisor

By Kenny Benko

I was just experimenting with some styles of writing with this one. I like some of the creative flash I put in it, content wise it's okay and a little unfocused. Perhaps I will write something that combines both in the future lol. Anyway this story is really about the a common day in the life of ...

Short Story | Updated Mar 23, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: abstract, common, day, bitterness, loss, of, perspective

Smile by Annie Silver

Smile

By Annie Silver

A young man learns the meaning of smiling.

Short Story | Updated Mar 22, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: i.e.romance, i.e.life, i.e.sadness, i.e.lessons

The Detritus Of A Life

By Ed Ward

After a Jewish man dies in 1996, his Catholic friend in Paris makes an unusual request in 2015.

Short Story | Updated Mar 22, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: literary, fiction, catholicism, judaism, paris, france, art, humanity, death, ritual, kindness

A Night On Lake Endeavor

By Watershed

Four friends get more than they bargain for on a dark dreary night on Lake Endeavor.

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2015 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Guyandotte by Matthewpr

Guyandotte

By Matthewpr

A writer from Gentleman's Pursuit Magazine investigates a long-lost whiskey

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: faux, journalism, whiskey, drinking, sobriety, west, virginia, iowa


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