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Henry's Story

It was a sunny afternoon the air was thick with the sounds and smells of summer. Henry lent up against his favourite tree and...

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Literary fiction


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Emma Walsh

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The Tin Sarcophagus Chapters 1,2,3,4

For thirty years the artist Pierre Bonnard's companion and muse remained the legendary 'Marthe', whom he had first seen in a...

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Historical fiction


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Lynn Bushell

The Warrior King

Brothers will fight and kill each other. Sisters' children will defile kinship. It is harsh in the realm. An axe age, a sword...

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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Redlih B. Kram

The Sea Pool

Everyone but Iris thinks her partner Connell has left her. Iris is convinced that something has happened to him. This piece is...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Sharon Moore

Three Dreams

There are three children, one boy and two girls. They are meant to represent everything we are as children growing up in a world...

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Coming-of-age / Young adult fiction


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Shelby Garnier

Brain Child

Something rather unexpected happens when a human brain is allowed to grow without restriction.

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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Arthur M. Doweyko

The Unlikely Serial Killer

No one ever suspects the woman...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Rachel Bryan

Back to Life

Eleanor "Lea" Bachman confronts someone from her past and discovers something shocking.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Vanessa Shafer

Top Writer

Containment

Perception can sometimes be a dangerous thing.

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Horror


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Bobby W Lee

Becoming Stardust

Amelia and her boyfriend, Eric, attempt to heal each other after the devastating death of Amelia's twin brother, Sebastian.

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Romance / Women's fiction


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Kaitlyn Williams

Before the Fact of Gravity

A man tries to come tot terms with the realisation that his life, as it is,

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Literary fiction


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Chris Connolly

Black Ink Guilt

Albernathy Central, a boarding school in Connecticut, is hosting a summer program for individuals who got accepted into an Ivy...

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Coming-of-age / Young adult fiction


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Sarah Kee

The Cake List - Chapter 1

Fresh from a spectacular break up and faced with a looming big-O birthday, Meg throws caution to the wind and signs up for Ballroom...

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Romance / Women's fiction


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Dianne J. Wilson

Top Writer

Pink Panties, Chocolate Pudding, and a Proposal

"Pink Panties, Chocolate Pudding, and a Proposal" (1,456 words) is an extraordinary tale (in a very literal sense) about the intersection...

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Paranormal fiction / Magic realism


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K.M. Zahrt

Paradigm Shift Chapter 3 - The Edge

After longing for her own life and having her spirit torn (part of her in her world, part in this new world), Sam finds herself...

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Paranormal fiction / Magic realism


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CL Steele

Crushed Violets Chapter one

Victoria Simmons begins her story, recounting the problems and the secrets that she is now being forced to admit. Will Emma still...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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G. Rosalyn West

A Communion in Solitude

A communion in Solitude is a historical fiction, set at the turn of the 20th century, which explores the story of the mysterious...

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Historical fiction


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Shane Humpherys

SAND SHARK

Two boys who want to escape their difficult home lives borrow a metal detector

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Literary fiction


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Marina Marinopoulos

Top Writer

The Rock Fortress

A mischievous boy rides the trains across Sri Lanka, in search of purpose and meaning in life.

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Literary fiction


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Ryan Glasgo

Little Girl

This is a story about a girl who is coming-of-age and breaking free from the comforts of childhood.

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Coming-of-age / Young adult fiction


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C. L. Beare

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