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Hard Time State Of Mind by Hillbilly Hemingway

Hard Time State Of Mind

By Hillbilly Hemingway

you meet James Curtis, who is on trial for horrible crimes that he doesn't seem to recall. you follow him through the trial, the consequences afterwards.

Short Story | Updated Jul 27, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: suspense, fiction

A Mule Kick To The Head by Jim Pack

A Mule Kick To The Head

By Jim Pack

Henry Luellen had always been a small person and therefore assumed to be harmless. This assumption was a frequent mistake made by bullies, to their peril. Number 14 in the continuing series of Henry Luellen short fiction.

Short Story | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: kick, famous, actress, actor, mansion, billiards, paparazzi

A Tree Of Hatred

By Aayus

This is my first try at writing. The "A Tree Of Hatred" was liked by people around me and so I thought it to be better that I publish it. The story revolves around a boy and his adopted sister, whom he doesn't love.

Short Story | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Love In A Nutshell by John Melvin

Love In A Nutshell

By John Melvin

A man struggles with alcoholism and loneliness.

Short Story | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: dark, depression, alcohol

Come Rain Or Come Shine by Chris Green

Come Rain Or Come Shine

By Chris Green

A tale of family strife, extreme weather and vexillology.

Short Story | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: mystery, satire, adventure

The Jungle, The Butcher, & The Baby

By Carlos Jimenez

A young man opens up to a support group to tell the story of why he is where he is. The first short story of a group of short stories set in the fictional city of Little West.

Short Story | Updated Jul 24, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, dark, humor, short, story

In Search Of A Story by Shawn Giomedd

In Search Of A Story

By Shawn Giomedd

Robin and Teresa are in a quest to know about life. To be true to their work, they need to know what they write. But that is easier said than done. How much pain makes a writer?

Short Story | Updated Jul 23, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: life, existentialism, writer, tragedy, sacrifice, art, quest

SOLOMON THE DECISION HATER

By Funsizedfriend

SOLOMON HATES MAKING DECISONS AND DEVOTES HIS WHOLE LIFE TO IT BUT WILL HE LEARN TO LOVE THEM

Short Story | Updated Jul 22, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

The Subtle Escape by John Melvin

The Subtle Escape

By John Melvin

My first short story I've written. It's a first person story of a struggle with depression, and the choice to make the escape from the ever-looming shadow of depression.

Short Story | Updated Jul 22, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
Tags: dark, fiction, depression

Those Storms by Adriene

Those Storms

By Adriene

I am running, running through a storm that comes in life.(Some creative writing I did because of writers block)

Short Story | Updated Jul 21, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2

Music And Movement

By Leif Velasquez

Lara, a friend of mine confided in me that she listens to The Progidy while she is hemming curtains. 'Where are my warriors,' she yells, as she presses the pedal on her Yamaha.

Short Story | Updated Jul 21, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: quirky

How To Write War And Peace by Leif Velasquez

How To Write War And Peace

By Leif Velasquez

What you need to know to write a Russian classic

Short Story | Updated Jul 20, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 4

Dinosaur Bones

By Ceegee

Part one of a slightly autobiographical story, very much inspired by the great writers of the Beat Generation and my own insane life.

Short Story | Updated Jul 19, 2014 | Reads: 44 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, fiction, beat, generation, literature, fiction

Insignificant

By Chenise

From a writing challenge: To take something insignificant, and make it bigger than it is.

Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: insignificant, small, moments, literature, fiction, writing, challenge, writing, prompt

A New Night

By Praveen Gola

She remembered the last painful days of her mother when she was dying with breast cancer and the doctor advised her to get the precautions too, as it was a genetically transferred disease.

Short Story | Updated Jul 17, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: social, and, moral


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