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The Lord of Shadows-Intro

A mysterious man and an equally mysterious girl discuss darkness and their relations to each other.

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Fantasy / Sci-fi


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Greta Burton

Michael Missing in Action

Was given the prompt: a date gone horribly wrong

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Flash fiction


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hbnj

<The Murder of Grace>First 1500 words

The Murder of Grace is a novel about the involvement of seven children in an apartheid government plot to infect anti-apartheid...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Krpasha Govindasamy

Russian Roulette - Prologue

Soul-bound to a man she cannot trust and hunted by darkness, nineteen-year-old Helena Hawthorn is learning what the world behind...

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Paranormal fiction / Magic realism


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May Freighter

Our Colours Run Chapter 2

Paris 1917. In the war-torn capital where art and love are the only things not rationed, the artist Pierre Bonnard takes a new...

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Romance / Women's fiction


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Lynn Bushell

Comatose or You Don't Know Where You Are

You wake up in an unknown location and attempt to uncover where you are and to understand the oddities of this strange place.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Psalm Pineo-Cavanaugh

Dancing Objects

of a childs' special safe place

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Literary fiction


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Matan Peretz

Trekking

Gender interplay gets serious in a Tasmanian wilderness.

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Literary fiction


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Karen Lethlean

The Demons Within Us

He had no idea what was coming for him.

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Paranormal fiction / Magic realism


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Emma Fry

Taste

You think that you have tasted everything at my age, sweet, sour, savoury. But once you get a taste of this , well you really...

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Action / Adventure


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Justine Sless

Conversations in the Garden Room

Often family secrets remain untold...and some family secrets change history. A conversation with an ageing mother reveals love...

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Historical fiction


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G. Francis Saxon

Once upon a time

Once upon a time I met her.....

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Romance / Women's fiction


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idrisa swedy

Sick

A mother tests her daughter about survival in a decomposing world.

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Horror


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Tia Witherspoon

The Dentist

A man with an irrational fear of dentists goes to get a cavity filled.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Ben Folk

Little Dipper

Four Jewish children are hiding from the Gestapo, where they keep each other company and reminisce about the past.

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Historical fiction


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annie lu

The Game

A pair of brothers play chess.

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Literary fiction


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Nioral Noas

Baby

A young woman deals with an emotionally abusive boyfriend and experiences a moment of clarity when watching a movie.

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Coming-of-age / Young adult fiction


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Kaitlyn Fraser

A Time To Every Purpose - Chapter 1

What if Jesus hadn't been crucified? For two thousand years the religions of earth have been united in peace and harmony, and...

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Action / Adventure


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Ian Andrew

Truth

This is a piece of creative non-fiction. Two friends are trapped in an emotional predicament, where the truth of their separating...

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Literary fiction


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M.A Schalk

Letters to Houston

Letters to Houston is a novel set in the year 2021, it follows Peter Lim as he fights a never-ending war on both fronts; against...

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Literary fiction


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Darren Lee

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