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The Vision

The Vision

Mike Bozart | Short Stories
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Set in the Clam Beach - McKinleyville area of Northern California (USA) in 2016. An ordinary man in his mid-30's has a compelling dream that offers a chance to find treasure nearby. Is the vision just subliminal wishful thinking? Nick starts to think that there is something to the graphic clue; he...

Pass-Through Paradox

Pass-Through Paradox

Mike Bozart | Short Stories
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Two Denver-area (Colorado, USA) university employees work in separate but adjacent storerooms. However, there is a connection between these two basement storage rooms: a vent high up on the wall. What could be misconstrued? What could ever go wrong? Puff breaks heighten the suspicions. If this...

To Ricky

To Ricky

Rijamekee T. Veii | Short Stories
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Ricky is a single mother whose life is changed instantaneously. Gaining a new perspective on life, she finally has the courage to do what she has been too afraid to do all her life: open up her heart.

The Killer Catfish of Cape Cod

The Killer Catfish of Cape Cod

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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This is not a Halloween story though you might find monsters in it, depending on what your definition of a monster is. Rather, it is the tale of two young men in search of an eerie pond they read about in a book - a strange lake said to be filled with man-eating catfish. Against the counsel of a...

Pop!

Pop!

BF Keller | Short Stories
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A short personal narrative about a bad experience for me.

The Very First Halloween Jack-O-Lantern

The Very First Halloween Jack-O-Lantern

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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The wonderful custom of pumpkin carving owes its popularity to mean spirited, 'Nasty Jack' who loved nothing better than tripping old ladies, pranking the police, and disrupting the lives of almost everyone within five miles of his rundown shack in Dublin in the 1800's. Jack was the meanest man in...

The Kite Story - Freddy and his Kite

The Kite Story - Freddy and his Kite

Ris K. | Short Stories
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When Freddy received a kite for his tenth birthday, it opened up an inspirational path in his life. He found his true calling and learned many valuable lessons on life, creativity, and entrepreneurship. With his friends, Freddy built Fun Kites - a community for kite lovers to grow together. From...

Lascaria - The Greatest Battle that Never Happened

Lascaria - The Greatest Battle that Never Happened

Steven Sterup Jr. | Short Stories
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Enjoy a free short story from the world of Lascaria. Discover one of Lastian's best kept secrets. The massacre that reputedly claimed the lives of over a thousand humans never really happened. Not only will you find out how he managed to fool his father, Lascar, you will also find out how he met...

The Best Friend Ever

The Best Friend Ever

Ina Disguise | Short Stories
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The story of Kira and Leon, a long-term friendship with some subtle and unusual twists and turns.

Petra's Day Off

Petra's Day Off

Ina Disguise | Short Stories
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Petra has worked long and hard for her mother, and deserves a day off. A motivational speaker she admires holds an event, and she decides to take decisive action to confront him about the work she has for him, with unexpected results.