At the Traffic Light
And any given day is also the very first sigh of life. Right there, in those millionths of seconds and a few thousands…
Almost Typical
8:05 AM - "Daddy, can I have $80.00?" Amy said in a timid, childish voice. "What?" Marvin said groggily while rubbing…
Aint Room Enough Out Here for the Two Of US
The dust swirled across the prairie as I pulled back the hammer on my Henry repeating rifle. From my position on the…
Writing Prompts And Writing Journal
Here are some writing prompts to get started: People always are gloomy on a cloudy day. What could be the reason? Science…
Neldo's way (I)
It was not the only way we had to preserve our dignity, indeed... I mean, Neldo's way. And even though it was a hard…
Neldo's Way II
In spite of our irreversible wittiness, we're unable to make all the suspicions were focused on others guys. But deep…
Short Fiction Articles (37)
Become A Fiction Writer With Self-paced Online Instruction.
Become a fiction writer with self-paced online instruction that will teach you everything you need to learn! Published authors learned to write, decided they wanted to write, and they WROTE! Learning to write, or learning anything in this age is easier than it has ever been. Using the internet; you…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Feb 27, 2011  
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8-6-09 Eleven Point River
8-6-09 Eleven Point River-day 3 by D. Cummings Zuch Bright and beautiful weather find the fish jumping around my boat all day. A young deer stood on the bank and watched us paddle into a treacherous curve. She fled when Karla lifted her rudder with a clunk. Two blue herons…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jun 01, 2011  
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Medical history
If you read this, you will know that I do not write them. Someone drives my right hand against the will of its owner. This "someone" does not give me rest, forcing to take paper and pen, alone at night on the second floor of a small country house. Pen…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Aug 22, 2011  
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Cadillacin: A Short Story
“Got those highway blues, can’t you hear my motor runnin’? Flyin’ down the road with my foot on the floor.”--The Doobie Brothers, “Rockin’ Down the Highway”Driving down the road in a cool machine. Probably the greatest feeling a man can have. The freedom to go anywhere, do anything, and turn…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Oct 25, 2011  
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Memories Of My Christmas: How Did Santa Always Get it Right?
My memories of every Christmas are all the same. They always begin with a converstaion:"Do you think he came, Aim?" I asked weakly with my hands around my mouth to direct the question only to her.My sister and I allowed our whispered conversation to grow in volume as our assurance…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 03, 2011  
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Aint Room Enough Out Here for the Two Of US
The dust swirled across the prairie as I pulled back the hammer on my Henry repeating rifle. From my position on the ridge, Buck was probably a half mile way on horseback. Maybe one in a thousand people could make this shot stationary on the ground, but I was not…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 05, 2011  
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Lesbian Fiction Books - From Origins to Today - Lesbian Fiction Books Increase In Popularity
When did it start? - First examples of Lesbian Fiction The well of Loneliness (1928) by Radclyffe Hall is considered to be the first English language work of lesbian fiction or that at least had a lesbian theme, therefore can be considered the first of the lesbian fiction books. This…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 08, 2011  
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What Would Life Be Like Without Today’s Technology? Today’s Book Readers
I absolutely love technology. It has impacted my life profoundly. We all have to have some level of entertainment in our lives. Whether it is watching TV, movies, or reading a book. We have gotten use to having access to many forms of entertainment instantly by being connect to the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 24, 2011  
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The World Of Beatrix Potter
In this article we will cover the world of beatrix potter, probably the most well-known children's author ( and artist ) ever. The world of Beatrix Potter started in Victorian England where she did not go to school - she was taught at home when Her brother was sent to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jan 10, 2012  
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The Antiques Book Shop
Out side my window and across the street lies a small antique book shop. The sign is hand painted and it is obvious the books shop is loved but it looks rather humble and as if no one ever visits. One enters from the street and must descend down marble…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Apr 25, 2012  
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Red Wagon
The Johnson farm is deserted now, has been for a couple of year. The Yard is dead and over grown. There is nothing but a little red wagon amoungst the weeds. Years ago times were hard and money was scarce so there was little choice for Ted Johnson but to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jul 29, 2012  
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Workin the Night Shift
That damn alarm it must be 9:30 Johns heavy hand hits the black box and it stops screaming and he’s down for another five before he actually gets his ass out of bed, night shift. John heads to the wash room he hears his wife getting him his coffee and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Aug 13, 2012  
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The Pain Behind the Beauty
Beatrice lives in a Tudor house that she inherited from her grandparents at the end of my street. She rarely ventures outside except when she has to have her monthly medical check-up and even then, a van will pick her up and the driver will beep his horn twice and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 07, 2012  
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The Most Famous Literary Pseudonyms
It is a fact of common awareness that many famous writers signed and published their books under certain nicknames, or as we recognize them – pseudonyms. There were various reasons why and what for literary “celebrities” decided to hide their identities from public audience, as well as some pseudonyms choices…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Apr 11, 2013  
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Why Flash Fiction is the Future
If you have ever watched television you might have noticed the increasing popularity of shows that focus on short 2-3 minute skits. Shows like Robot Chicken or Mad are increasing in popularity, and creating a raving fanbase. This is because the internet, and more precisely youtube and twitter have lowered…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Apr 16, 2013  
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Little Eddie Lee - A Suspenseful Short Story
Every night around twelve thirty, five year old Eddie Lee gets out of bed and sneaks into the kitchen to get some chocolate chip cookies. He has done this every night for the last couple of months with uncontested success. His mother and father never catch him. He is convinced…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jun 17, 2013  
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Writing Prompts And Writing Journal
Here are some writing prompts to get started: People always are gloomy on a cloudy day. What could be the reason? Science has not yet been able to explain the amazing power of the brain over the body. How would things change if your state of mind could bring your…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jun 17, 2013  
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The Woman With The Red Hair - A Subway Story
Got on the New York subway the other day after a hard days work. As soon as the doors opened, I was one of those rushing to find an empty seat. I just beat a huge man to a spot who was wearing a snug grey suit that was cut…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jun 20, 2013  
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Almost Typical
8:05 AM - "Daddy, can I have $80.00?" Amy said in a timid, childish voice. "What?" Marvin said groggily while rubbing his eyes. "Can I please have $80.00?" this time spoken with a little more confidence. "Why do you need $80.00?" said Marvin, as his vision cleared just enough to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Aug 05, 2013  
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New Revelation
Thoughts on the birth of my first grandchild - September 2012 - Written April 2013. They sat with their faces just inches apart. The younger, eyes crossed to focus on the nose of the elder, his head cradled in one large hand. The old man leaned forward slowly, deliberately, until…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Aug 13, 2013  
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High Wind
It was chill in the pre-morning dawn as Lakota crept from his den. Knowing the way the temperatures can fall after nightfall in the high country urged him to build a shelter in the hollow of a burned out tree from years ago. He was lucky to find this one...…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Sep 05, 2013  
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Geek T - shirts And Funny T - shirts for Everyone
Funny quotes even at work when folks have none uniform times in collaborating or affiliating with a charity use workers fork out a nominal payment for one working day to don normal costume down days fairly than business office apparel. Even on this unique day a good deal of the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Dec 27, 2013  
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Dear Four Eyes
Monday . The day of the week that everyone dreads because it's the start of a new week of school . I lay in bed , thinking scrambled thoughts . What shall I face today ? Another day of school another day of torture . I untangle my tight curly…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Mar 18, 2014  
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At the Traffic Light
And any given day is also the very first sigh of life. Right there, in those millionths of seconds and a few thousands of minutes vehement longings of a life are compressed. I will not say of desires 'cause they live in the dreams... It will be better, and even…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   May 21, 2014  
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A Matter Of Justice (1)
I've lived well, I must say... Can not complain about it. Sometimes, in hours of deep silence, I think I can assert it because of my peers sayings, for they never seemed to me honest praises. It is also true that I could have been a victim and a user…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Jul 31, 2014  
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A Matter Of Justice (2)
And I remember at the noon hour of a certain day, when my criteria was a miscellany stalked by hunger, I received the first issue of the week. It was a matter of blasphemy. The offender, I was told, was an individual who did not seem to be on his…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Sep 10, 2014  
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Where's Betty
It was the spring of 1931 and times were very hard. After the stock market crashed, money was scarce. Many families could not feed their children. One of the casualties of the times was baby Betty June. Her mom and dad could not feed her so they gave her up…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Oct 22, 2014  
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Settling the West
My name is Amy Andrews. I came to Sawtooth to marry Sid Davis. I am past my prime and so I applied to the matrimonial agency in the local paper. Sid answered and said he need a wife to care for a 2 year boy. The mother had passed and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Nov 03, 2014  
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Gone Camping
It was starting to get dark and Jeff has been gone a long time. Jeff said he was going to do a little afternoon hunting and would be back before dark. Kay was starting to get really worried. She is not an experienced camper, but Jeff said after a few…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Dec 14, 2014  
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The Other Light
No, I can't really assure if he was somebody's friend... And yet we'd seen him talking to everyone in here... Saw him laughing to exhaustion; and also lent a hand when a Goddamned blind man needed to cross the street... In fact, given those light details, the sensation -at least…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Short Fiction   Mar 11, 2015  
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