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The Call, Part One

By sanghooleecs50x

After seven-year-old Thomas Kraus' father is permanently paralyzed after a fall, Thomas and his mother are forced to adjust to the stunning blow life has dealt them. Look out for parts two and three.

Short Story | Updated Aug 21, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: the, call, a, short, story, literary, fiction

The River 2

By Esodam

a short story of a vulnerable boat floating down the river of life

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


By Quintondharris

a in depth look at humanity

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Birthday Suprise by Londonlovesyella

Birthday Suprise

By Londonlovesyella

join mercedesmorr and her bestie on this crazy amazing birthday surprise what is tyrese doing there and i mean did he lick the icing off that cake!?

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Amputation by Ashwini Abhyankar


By Ashwini Abhyankar

Set in contemporary India, the story follows two central characters whose lives are joined by a strange coincidence...

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2014 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: english, fiction, short, story, relationship, indian, writer, strong, woman

The Quiet Talkers Of La Palma

By Late Scene

In the Darien region of Panama, things are about to get hassle-filled and fuzzy. Miguel is getting sued, his company has too much overhead and he might restart his talking business. The Historian should have many answers, but argues most of the issues has already been settled. This is part of the...

Short Story | Updated Aug 19, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


By fluidpen123

A story from the first-person perspective about a young man, who is experiencing a new life in a different city, battling with smoking. An allegorical, and at time humorous, account, of the nature of addiction and different levels of perception.

Short Story | Updated Aug 18, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: addiction, perception, allegory, metaphor

The Unknown

By Alan Thompson

A fragment about a man with no memory contemplating the future.

Short Story | Updated Aug 18, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Amir - A Tale Of Friendship

By Godoffinethings

After the death of the narrator's best friend, Amir, he tries to relive their friendship and is in a pursuit to understand why Amir had been his closest and dearest friend all this time....

Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: friendship, death, love, life

Maybe Next Year by Thatkrissykid

Maybe Next Year

By Thatkrissykid

A young man dealing with alcoholism and his decision to overcome.

Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: alcholic, young, fiction, addiction, new, years, resolution, drama, realistic, fiction

Tunnel Vision

By flightlessbird28

Finding herself locked in an estranged room with an unknown little girl, Ainsley must come to terms with the events that got her there, in order to leave and re-unite with her daughter. Will she be able to do it?

Short Story | Updated Aug 15, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: death, time, clock, love, fiction, child


By Ani Fen

Sometimes it sounds like the rain is talking to me with all the whisper-y sounds it makes. This is just an idea, and I wanted to see if anybody found it interesting and whether or not I should continue with it.

Short Story | Updated Aug 13, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

If Only The World Were Blind

By Ani Fen

An idea that struck me as I read a quote that mused, "If the whole world was blind how many people would you impress?" I tried to turn that into a reality, and of course couldn't leave out romance. It's very short, even though I originally planned to write an entire book out of it. I had to c...

Short Story | Updated Aug 12, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: blind, story, strange, love, escape, alternate

The Dead Saint by Kay Stephens

The Dead Saint

By Kay Stephens

This is a short story about a man who is better loved and understood in

Short Story | Updated Aug 11, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


By Fakesubmite

Short Story | Updated Aug 10, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

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