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Saying Goodbye
Sandra Todorovic Saying Goodbye
  • English
  • 2306 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 4217
  • 58

My mother died when i was fourteen. She had cancer. My story about the worst hardships of life.

Life is like a storm at sea – powerful and unexpected as it hits you with the full force of a tidal wave. You swim for your life and take a deep breath as you are dragged under... Read more...

Keywords: Love, mother, loss, family, life, cancer


Sex and Four Sisters
Angela Lam Turpin Sex and Four Sisters
  • English
  • 3919 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 6488
  • 46

A portrait of four adult sisters struggling with how to integrate the challenges of sex in their lives.

*Please note: This is NOT erotica, although the story deals with sex-related themes.

Keywords: sex, family, sisters, relationships, gender issues


How to get a life: The story of a vampire
Ankita Verma How to get a life: The story of a vampire
  • English
  • 1740 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 1015
  • 26

- Winner of a Bookrix contest - A vampire wants to be human again. Well, the grass is always greener on the other side. What he doesn't count on is an encounter with the super-paranormal. Find out if he is able to fulfill his dream to live again...

Keywords: Vampire, fiction, live, human, werewolf


Mail Order Bride
Stanley Mcqueen Mail Order Bride
  • English
  • 2637 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 1512
  • 24

Willie North is a successful, hardworking pig farmer, known all around Muddy Fork as a kind man and a good neighbor. However, due to his weight and looks, Willie couldn't attract a woman, no matter how hard he tried. He was the only single man in Muddy Fork, so in an act ... Read more...

Keywords: Mail Order Bride, Short Story, Country Wisdom, Stanley Mcqueen, Muddy Fork


S.G. Ricketts Puck
  • English
  • 2508 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 618
  • 15

The land of mystique and wonder lies only in the realm of imagination. Or so I thought, before I met him. After all, people would talk about fairy wings.

Keywords: short stories, fairy, fairies, coffee, winter, snow, reality


Timothy Volk
Julie Steimle Timothy Volk
  • English
  • 2980 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 795
  • 15

Chilling story about a boy treated like a dog, who bites back.

Timothy was not loved by his father. In fact, his father made it no secret that he thought the boy was nothing but trash. But Timothy has an amazing imagination, one which might almost seem...magical.

But how... Read more...

Keywords: abuse, horror, wolf, child abuse, imagination, mother, son


The Between
Glynis Rankin The Between

  • English
  • 11733 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 523
  • 12

“We all wander in from time to time.”

Michele Smith feels like an outcast in her family. Dispite that, she’s a smart, successful woman who has made her own family circle. She had it all until one day when her world turned upside down with the unexpected death of her only c... Read more...

Keywords: Contemporary Women, Literature and Fiction, Contemporary Drama, Cultural Heritage


Lost in Translation
P. K. Gallagher Lost in Translation

A Short Story

  • English
  • 1467 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 583
  • 11

American Wren Saunders is halfway through a semester studying French language and culture in Paris. Li Hai is a Chinese student finishing up a business degree from La Sorbonne. The only thing they have in common is an imperfect grasp of French, and as their time together dr... Read more...

Keywords: romance, heartbreak, France, abroad, language barrier, goodbyes


A Father's Story
Robby Pounds A Father's Story

From the Inside

  • English
  • 1968 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 1142
  • 11

A short story about how a guy loses more than just his job during the recession. A heart warming short story. A must read for any father who can relate.

Keywords: poker, marriage, prison, father


The Day I Died
Stanley Mcqueen The Day I Died
  • English
  • 2142 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 633
  • 9

Jake Turner had fallen in love with the prettiest girl he'd ever seen. The only problem was - she might still be in love with her old boyfriend. There was only one way to find out. Would he find true love, or end up with nothing?

A Muddy Fork story

Keywords: Short story, folk tale, family, humor


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