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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: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: life, existentialism, writer, tragedy, sacrifice, art, quest


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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


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


By Jc Axe

Where are the Creepers?

Short Story | Updated Jul 16, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: jcaxe, horror, weird


By Adi Wisechild

A Man looks back at the last twelve months of his life.

Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

My Name Is Gemma Kendall

By ecole93

My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narrator’s thoughts and opinions are p...

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: crime, arson, fire, female, protagonist, first, person, present, tense, literary, fiction, boyfriend, drugs, alcohol, alcoholic, alcoholism, mother, parent, relationship, drugs

Silent Knight

By Schlafendwolf

A short story about the ethics of human progress.

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Tea Time by Motus Ginus

Tea Time

By Motus Ginus

Two men have a lovely conversation over a cup of tea. At the same time, events happen, seemingly at random. A one shot written for the Tallenge literature contest.

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: tea, gentleman, human, people, knight, monsieur, dictator, edward, war, mansion, rose, flower, friend, friends, friendship

AMBITION As CLM by Robert Price


By Robert Price

It has been Matthew's dream, ever since he was a little boy to become a pilot and fly; just like his dear old dad. Also, I realize there are some spelling errors in this short story. I will get to them as soon as I can. R.P

Short Story | Updated Jul 13, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

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