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We Interrupt This Program...
L. Avery Brown We Interrupt This Program...

The Tale of One Family on One Day that will live in Infamy

  • Short Story
  • English
  • 186 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 375
  • 15

The year is 1941 and the Jameson family in Waxhaw, NC gathers around their radio to hear 'The Mystery Creeper' show. The harrowing tale they hear pales in comparison to the horrifying news they learn following the words 'We interrupt this program...' (Beat the Clock Contest Entry)

Keywords: Beat the Clock, family, war, world war II, Pearl Harbor

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Vanished
L. Avery Brown Vanished
  • Short Story
  • English
  • 3395 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 664
  • 34

The characters are nameless. But if you are a parent, you know who they are. And you pray you’ll never know the terror that fills their hearts when they realize that the child they love with every fiber of their being has vanished.

Keywords: Parents, nightmare, loss, disappear, child, family, L. Avery Brown

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What It's All About
N. Barry Carver What It's All About
  • Short Story
  • English
  • 1600 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 1664
  • 40

There IS a meaning of life.

You've already been told what it is. You just don't know that you know. Read this, and then you'll know.

No, the answer is not 42.

WINNER "Surprise Ending with a Twist" CONTEST

Keywords: Meaning of life, Heaven, After life, the end of life as we know it, end of earth, armageddon, rapture, apocalypse, happy fun time

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Alpha in Omega
N. Barry Carver Alpha in Omega
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 304 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 522
  • 36

With just 100-words per segment, this trilogy fills in a backstory that is long overdue.

I hope you find it... super.

BookRix Drabbles Contest

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Writings on the Walls
N. Barry Carver Writings on the Walls
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • English
  • 1997 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 968
  • 50

My footfalls may be heavy now - but they were not always so.

Perhaps along the way I have found a secret to reading the writing on the wall.

WINNER Where in the World Contest

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Dawn of the Supernova
Melissa Monroe Dawn of the Supernova

Love Blooms Amidst Devastation

  • Romance
  • English
  • 5278 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 574
  • 26

A scientist and a psychic team up to warn the world of an impending explosion. The event would wipe out all of the earth, except for one small island. Can they reach everyone in time to save them?

Keywords: explosion, eruption, science, faith, romance, love, star, scientist, psychic

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FAILING WELL
JOE PARENTE FAILING WELL
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 4269 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 895
  • 36

Unusually different in every way, six people are destined to correct their failures. Taking extraordinary steps, with Ben's direction,they try to achieve the biggest change of life's hardship. With only a close step from the law they discover within themselves the true... Read more...

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Love, Pain, and Loss
Kris Laurentz Love, Pain, and Loss
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 334 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 401
  • 5

3 very short story pieces about true love, pain, and the loss of someone you love.

Keywords: Love, pain, loss, death, abuse, lust, relationships

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WORDS TO LIVE BY
JOE PARENTE WORDS TO LIVE BY

Mom Told You So!!

  • Fiction
  • English
  • 737 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 592
  • 15

Guess [from the large print] what your MOMA'S loving words of love and wisdom that makes you live a PROPER life. [These WARM WORDS are easily explained in the small print.[All letters in the small print are used in the big print but I am sure this still won't explain things.]

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The Journey in Life
Tina V The Journey in Life
  • Family & Relationships
  • English
  • 4679 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 10788
  • 151

Top Ten Finalist in the Bookrix Family Short Stories Contest 2010

This is based on a true story with a slight twist in the events. It is about a family's journey in life amidst tribulation. It conveys the true meaning of faith, courage and love. Find out how they... Read more...

Keywords: family, life, God, courage, love, faith, journey, relationships

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