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  • The Definition of Cancer
    368 82 2

    A short Story - Based on true Life events I am nineteen years old, intelligent--a realist, capable of understanding more about life's calamitous tendencies than most my age--but this, I cannot fathom. A great crime has been committed! The definition of this disease is incorrect! #34 in project refresh

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  • Bloodroots & Black Eyed Susans
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    Set in 1918, Nashville Tennessee Meet Mrs. Bessy Colombo. She may be the Average woman.. She may have Secrets... Benjamin Franklin said: "Three can keep a Secret, if two of them are Dead" FrightFest2016 Gold Winner Reviews by the FrightFest Judges: FINN H. ARLETT Nakita is one of those rare, hidden gems here on Wa...

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  • Dubliners (1914)
    145K 736 15

    "Dubliners" is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century.

  • Necessary Madness
    30 4 1

    After nine short but blissful years of marriage, American expat Gloria Burgess's world shatters when her British artist husband dies of leukemia. Estranged from her mother, utterly alone in her adopted home of London, she must now struggle to raise her young son on her own -- and fight the temptation to sink into the...

  • Common People
    37.9K 1.1K 21

    Common People is a collection of flash fiction, fragments and short stories inspired by London, memories, and the works of Lynda Barry and Lydia Davis. Updated at least once in a blue moon.

  • The Launch
    13.9K 560 26

    Watson Sinclair has only been in New York for a couple of hours and already he's had a small accident in his car involving some distracting cleavage and an inconveniently-placed fruit stand. His best friend JC Dubois is a few blocks away kidnapping the editor of the Royal Features Syndicate. Watson has to pick them up...

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  • Ulysses (Completed)
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    "Ulysses" chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Ulysses is the Latinised name of Odysseus, the hero of Homer's poem Odyssey, and the novel establishes a series of parallels between its characters and events and those of the poem. Cover by the wonderful @Azurina77.

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  • Flesh
    245K 1.6K 1

    Pearl’s a recluse - she hasn’t left the house in twenty years (no one knows why), and her cousin Eve has avoided her for years. But now Pearl’s mother dies, Eve makes a condolence visit, and Pearl spills out her secret: A wildly passionate relationship she had with a mysterious man one freezing winter’s day. The roman...