Fiction - Short Story/Novela

Two Hundred Very Short Stories

By Helen Keeling-Marston

Flash fiction is a work of extreme brevity which, believe it or not, goes back a long way in history, all the way back to prehistory and the telling of the great fables that were passed on from one generation to the next. Flash fiction...

The Adventures of Electromancer

Mayor Bobby Baumgartner is Spitting Mad
By Daco

The Adventures of Electromancer (Mayor Bobby Baumgartner is Spitting Mad) by Daco is a fiction short story/novella that would appeal most to a mixed audience of young adults (thirteen and up) and adults who enjoy short stories. It is election time, Mayor Bobby Baumgartner is...

Come As You Are

A Short Novel and Nine Stories
By Steven Ramirez

Come As You Are: A Short Novel and Nine Stories is a collection of horror tales for young adult readers, written by Steven Ramirez. Being twelve years old was not the idyllic thing that most grownups remember it being. Ask Ivan, a middle school kid,...

In the Storm

By Karen Metcalf

When Carly Matthews is at the end of her tether with the life she and her brother, Mitchell, are subjected to, she discovers an amazing escape. In the Storm by Karen Metcalf poignantly and heartbreakingly describes the force of Carly’s will as she discovers an...

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By S. C. Alban

Reverie by S.C. Alban is a short paranormal tale. Tom and Caroline Henderson have come from New York, moving into a house the likes of which they always dreamed of owning. Reverie is a small town and their new home, The Williams House, is a...

Cherry Pickers

By Bonnie Milani

Cherry Pickers by Bonnie Milani is a short story set in the penal colony of Sisyphus. Nikki Sotolongo is 17 years old and, as far as she is concerned, she is no longer a child. She wants her gun license, but her mother isn’t giving...

When Leaves Fall

A Different Point of View Story
By C. A. King

When Leaves Fall by C.A. King is a gripping story. Ralph, whose identity we have yet to learn, wakes up in a dilapidated shed. He is tied up by his neck and held captive there. He doesn't know where he is or why he is...

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The Back Road To Success

All Roads Are Not Paved
By Robert L Weaver

The Back Road to Success by Robert L Weaver is a short novella that reminds us that the direct route is not always the only way to get where you need to go in this world. Star Wainright is perhaps typical of many youngsters today....

The Becomer

By David Michael Miller

In The Becomer by David Michael Miller, we meet X, of indeterminate sex. X is you, X is me, in fact, X is, or can be, everyone. In this science fiction fantasy world, Miller examines where today’s technology could be leading us. Forget gene...

The Prophet

Companion Story (The Kota Series)
By Sunshine Somerville

The Prophet: Companion Story is an entry in The Kota Series by Sunshine Somerville, a dystopian novella with great and exciting characters. The dystopian setting conjures powerful, grim images. Hazen Stephenson, a man who experiences disturbing lucid dreams, sets out across the world to meet...