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The Colour of Respect

A colourful cast of characters take a Friday night train ride to the Perth suburbs. Their eventful journey will teach them that...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Rebecca Bowyer

The Domestic Goddess

How Nigella caught her cocaine habit

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Romance / Women's fiction


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Bernadette Adamson

Here was Music

Even if I had some feeling towards him (and maybe I did), how would I express them from fear and shame?

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Literary fiction


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Tamara Nachkebia

My Brain and Welcome to It

A view on random things along life's way. Written with comedic antidotes.

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Flash fiction


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Alta Burwell

Slingbacks at Dead Tree Gulch

An experimental piece mixing genres for fun.

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Flash fiction


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Joy Walters

The Man of My Dreams chpt 2

King Ataji and Renalla become better acquainted.

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Romance / Women's fiction


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Ronda Heard

Barb LaFang

Greetings from the darker side of the afterlife. I didn't really expect demons with pitchforks, but Hell was such a surprise!...

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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Kenn Brody

From Within

A girl is trapped somewhere. She has no idea how she got there, and where this place is. She thinks she's going crazy as little...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Shaylynn Mendes

Life... and Death

Brief narrative about an opportunity lost, a love unspoken, and the consequences of staying silent.

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Flash fiction


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Erika Torres

Little Box

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Flash fiction


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Tali Chais

Wolves of the Whispering Wood

A retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. When Chloe's mad grandmother goes missing, she tries to uncover the mysteries surrounding...

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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L. M. Gregson

My Best Five Years

How would you cope if you lost the one person you swore would never leave your side?

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Coming-of-age / Young adult fiction


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Larson

Sheep

A border patrol officer has second thoughts regarding his role in keeping refugees out of his country.

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Literary fiction


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Alex Ambrozic

Room 44

A lonely man in Room 44 has to face the consequences of a selfish youth

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Flash fiction


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Paul Earl

Top Writer

Face Value Chapter 1

Entry for WA Comp: ​Kara Wright and Tien Tran, combat veterans of an elite intelligence unit, now make their living as Private...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Ian Andrew

Falling

Life is all about choices, Jim soon starts to realise this as he finds himself in a difficult situation.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Tim Price

Sidelines

Lily has lived through an orphanage and foster homes for most of her life. The one thing that she had to call her own was an...

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Action / Adventure


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Kit Miller

This is My Bedridden, Sun-soaked Dream

Just read the story, it isn't too long.

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Literary fiction


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C. L. Beare

Supernova

A high school graduate discovers she has super powers and a father who can travel through metal who has been protecting her until...

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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Deborah Jenean

When the Bell Rings

The protagonist, a young woman has to face her main enemy - her mother's female lover.

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Literary fiction


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Csilla Béresi

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