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25 Most Recent Literary Fiction Short Stories

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The Enemy's Eyes by Muhammad Al Mahdi
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The Enigma (Souls crimson red) by Muhammad Al Mahdi
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The Enlightenment of Daisy by Matthew Schafer
A satire on politics told from the perspective of an unlikely narrator...
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The Error by Janet Bellinger
This is a universal author's fantasy. ..
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The Exchange of Gifts by Patrick Murphy
Tim Darcy, a young Irish priest recently assigned to a new church in California finds himself in one awful dilemma none of which happens to be of his doing...
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View Photo of The Face And Other Fantastic Tales Read excerpt from The Face And Other Fantastic Tales The Face And Other Fantastic Tales by Ronald Dondiego
The Face is the first short story in my collection: "The Face and Other Fantastic Tales." It tells the story of a painter and a model and how their lives become interwoven after he paints her portrait. It has a strange twist at the end, as do most of my short stories. I hope that you enjoy it...
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The Face Of God by George Lowe
Would you accept the face of God if it was not the face you was looking for...
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The Faithful Path by Michael Hemingway
Excerpted from The Writing Sampler An introduction to my book and featured subject matter - personal endeavor..
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The Fate of Friendship by Cristina Van Dyck
Wendy, a mousy unpretentious schoolgirl, befriends outgoing and popular Janey--and learns the value of friendship...
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The Fear of Contagion by Carl James Grindley by No Record Press
The Fear of Contagion by Carl James Grindley was published in The Red Anthology of Hitherto Unknown Writers (No Record Press)..
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The Final Ingredient by Christopher Klim
A master chef determines the fate of an employee, while preparing a convicting man's last meal...
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The First Hit, An Excerpt from Love Lessons by Terren Grimble
The First Hit, An Excerpt from Love Lessons..
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The First Night : Dec. 21, 1955; A R rated Becoming extract by Mark Lichterman
Marsha was the living embodiment of a thousand longing daydreams. Marsha was the hand-held, lingering remembrance of a thousand empty, passionate nights. Becoming can now be purchased as a Kindle Ebook @ $4.95 ..
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The First Time by David Horn
A boy loses 50% of his virginity..
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The Fish Hawk by Matt Cole
The story of a man sharing his thoughts on love with the only creature that will listen. ..
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The Fishing Trip by Marcia Miller-Twiford
A beautiful, sunny day .....
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The Flight Home by Caleb Mason
A young man's mother makes her final flight home...
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The Flower Girl by Shoma Mittra
A story on the ocassion of Children's Day celebrated in India on 14th November. ..
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THE FLY by Richard Sassoon
An old man considers whether or not to kill a fly..
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The Funeral in My Backyard by P. G. Shriver
A row of graves lines the fence in my backyard. I put them there. Who's in them?..
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The Gigantic Fall of an Eyelash by Maria Ioannou
interior monologue, 15 pages long, originally written in Greek, represented Cyprus in the 14th Biennale in Skopje for literature, September 2009..
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The Girl And The Fox by Louisa Middleton-Blake
This is based on a true story...
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The Good Neighbor by Maud Muller
Detroit's Cass Corridor in the sixties was a neighborhood unlike any other. Wayne State University students lived side by side with the area’s impoverished permanent residents as the Viet Nam War raged and racial tension threatened to tear the city apart. The Good Neighbor is a story about how frie..
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The Great Barrier Reefs! by Bradley Fralick
This is still not the end of "The Ultimate Dive Trip"..
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The Fury by Marcia Miller-Twiford
This is the story of the end of an affair. A story of respect lost and revenge sought. It may have happened to you, or to someone you know. If not, it still may happen. Be careful how you treat her, or him, whichever the case may be. Vengence can bring your world to an end, and Hell hath seen no fur..
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The Gentlemen Purveyors of Mankind's Hallmarks by Matthew Milson
The Gentlemen Purveyors of Mankind's Hallmarks revolves around a group of everyday men who are part of an ancient tradition, meeting once a week in the cellar of a long abandoned building to do extraordinary things, celebrating mankind's greatest achievements. In the story, we gain a glimpse into..
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The Girl at the Side of the Road by Peggy Duffy
I spotted her when I rounded a bend. She was by the side of the road, in the shadow of trees which line old Route 19, a slow narrow route into town. The road itself has swelled and cracked so many times as to be beyond repair. I use it as a shortcut because there are no traffic lights and no real tr..
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The Hand Me Down Halloween Mask (from Reality Strikes My Dreams) by Wayne Bien
Harry Brown overcomes his fears to obtain his trainer's license...
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The Hanging of the Greens by Jerry Engler
OK boys and girls. Here's a holiday special whether you're preparing for Thanksgiving or Christmas, guaranteed to give a heartfelt tightening to your throat clear up through your ears. Funny how AD has no classification for darkly humorous historical fiction, so this one simply got called literary..
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The HappyHour by Stephen Taylor
'The Happy Hour:Toronto'sMacheteMurders' is a three part discourse containing Volumes I&II, written as a descriptive and bloody narrative detailing the events of a series of bloody murders, all set within the streets of Toronto...
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The Hattiesburg Address by Ronald Hull
A Parody for Our Times (In the spring of 2012 a beleaguered President from Illinois arrived at the scene of the greatest catastrophe of the Class War of 2010-12. After a sleepless night, he had flown in on Air Force One and jotted down his thoughts on a napkin. This is what he said at the..
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The Haunted by Sara Cunningham
just a bit of flash fiction done for a contest.....
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The Hawker: A Becoming extract by Mark Lichterman
If someone stopped to look at the jumble of second-hand slacks in the pushcart, or hesitated on his or her way past the pushcart, taking hold of his or her elbow, the boy had but one objective: to steer the man or woman through the SOLOMON & SONS doorway that was adjacent the five-foot-wide sidewalk..
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The Honey Hunter by SaPAth AnANd
Our country is bogged by ongoing political crisis.Since our first freedom from the autocratic rule,we had our democracy but this democracy meant nothing and did not really relate to the needs of the Nepalese people.The country is not stable.Peace is like a pendulum of a coockoo clock.And the poor ci..
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The Horn by K.J. Stevens
Two buddies drinking and driving, exploring the depths of their lives, finding answers in a snow storm. ..
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The Hotel Incident by Trevor Hallam
A segment from a work-in-progress called "Edited For Content" about a man on the run from society and himself, and the girl who helps him to discover the stranger things in life. Things that, maybe, shouldn’t be for public consumption. ..
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The Ice House by Mary E. Martin by Mary Martin
I think this is the very first short story I wrote as an adult. Interesting that it is in the voice of a child. Having grown up with two older brothers, I know this story, while it never happened, comes from somewhere deep within. The story is also posted on my website www.maryemartin.com which I ho..
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The Impermanence of Eagles by Rachelle writer@rachellerogers.com
The Impermanence of Eagles (part short story, part prose poem) is included in my short story collection, entitled, POSSOONS...
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The Interview by elois Masters
One man imagines his Graduate school interview and meets an unexpected guest...
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The Irony of the Day by Ed Kline
Reality based fiction..
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The Joker by Deep Inder
This story about the life of a writer was published in Forum, A Sultan Qaboos University. THE JOKER By Deep Inder John Turner had s..
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The Kaysk by Valerie Perez
This is a beginning of a short novel..
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The Keeper by Peter Rogers
The Keeper is an imaginary literary ramble ..
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The Keys to Life: Inspired fiction from PISA travel narrative by David Grant
We were to meet at the top of the leaning tower of Pisa. Here he said he would give me the keys to life. ..
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THE KISS by Edmund Jonah
The boy wants to grow up and be like his Dad, but it's not the kiss that does it for him...
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The Kitchen by SaPAth AnANd
At times traditions and cultures may not necessarily create a harmony. ..
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The Last Man Smiling by J. Allen Wilson
A short look into a unseen world...
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The Last Nawab by Iftekhar Sayeed
General Harun-ur-Rashid, deposed, has to win the next election. His philosopher-advisor, Zafar, devises the strategy of making a movie about the last Nawab of Bengal, and how he was overthrown by the British. He hopes the audience will draw a connection between the two leaders' shared fate. Meanwhil..
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The Last Word by Michael Dutton
A whimsical piece on the craft of writing fiction...
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The Last Words of a Genius by Nathaniel Tower
A genius gives his final words while the world waits...
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Dancing On Water
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Dancing On Water is the story of a dying woman who examines her life and as she learns to appreciate life she comes to accept her death...  
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