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  • The homeless person you see on the street may just have something unknown about their life.

    The Old Homeless Man

    The Old Homeless Man

    by Larry W Fish12

  • Two short stories exploring the impact of bullying, both in terms of domestic domination and abuse about personal appearance

    Short Stories About Bullying

    Short Stories About Bullying

    by Colleen Swan10

  • Six titles seem adequate in a tribute to a good mother, one title for each letter in the word MOTHER. Find suggested words here, and make it a family project. Your creativity will make her proud.

    Six Titles for Mother: A Family Tribute

    Six Titles for Mother: A Family Tribute

    by Dora Weithers38

  • Donald was wealthy, handsome and, if the ring on his left hand meant anything, not available. The sexy redhead seated on the bar stool next to him seemed to consider the last point irrelevant.

    A Working Vacation

    A Working Vacation

    by Chris Mills27

  • The Bible records the stories of several women who were barren. That list includes Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, Hannah in the Old Testament and Elizabeth in the New Testament. Here is Hannah's story.

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • You would think a quick trip to an old folks home would be easy wouldn't you? But sometimes things are not what they seem!

    Time after Time -  Flash Fiction

    Time after Time - Flash Fiction

    by Nell Rose50

  • Change is happening to everyone everyday. This hub is about change and includes a list of the top ten things that will always change in life and in the world.

    10 Things That Will Always Change

    10 Things That Will Always Change

    by Cristale Adams13

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  • It is worth hearing what Solomon, husband to many, has to say about women. His objective is to share insight and wisdom to young men, but women also benefit when they read what men say about them.

    Descriptions of Women in the Book of Proverbs

    Descriptions of Women in the Book of Proverbs

    by Dora Weithers45

  • How does the mind of a Mercury in Gemini Person work? It's a whirlwind of so many thoughts, it would leave another baffled. This is a smart communicator!

    Mercury in Gemini Thinkers

    Mercury in Gemini Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula18

  • Almost all human interaction involves the use of promises and lies at some level. Many people make promises but not all intend to keep them. It is quite a skill to seperate the truth from lies.

    Promises and Lies - Poetry Telling It Like It Is

    Promises and Lies - Poetry Telling It Like It Is

    by John Hansen48

  • This fictional tale describes what its like to fall in love with a person who has Venus in Scorpio, what are you getting into? A sexy, romantic, jealous and passionate ride! Read on!

    Venus in Scorpio Love

    Venus in Scorpio Love

    by Jean Bakula11

  • People spend far too much time trying to figure out how to make people happy and comfortable. Sure, you can get ahead by impressing people; but it is far more fun to get ahead using intimidation and other nefarious tactics to make people...

    How to Make People Uncomfortable

    How to Make People Uncomfortable

    by Simone Haruko Smith91

  • Flash fiction story in under 300 words. The Queen thinks she's the ruler; the joker thinks his heart rules him, but who or what is really in charge?

    Flash, Flash Fiction: Who's the Real Ruler?

    Flash, Flash Fiction: Who's the Real Ruler?

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers28

  • People can walk in divine favor. Even so, it does not come automatically. There are some things to do to participate in your own blessings.

    How to Walk in Divine Favor

    How to Walk in Divine Favor

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • God created season for many reasons. The seasons come in cycles offering variety, and understanding and appreciating God's order of nature.

    The Cycle of the Seasons

    The Cycle of the Seasons

    by Lori Colbo3

  • Charles and Foster ride a steam train across the US Great Plains on a desperate trip to California to find work. But drought, wind and Dust storms join forces to stop them and to destroy their hope.

    Dust to Dust: A Short Story by cam

    Dust to Dust: A Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills28

  • This is a story provided by my Higher Self - which some people call God - to my little self in my book 'Divine Dialogue - How to hold a conversation with God. Done via Automatic Writing.

    The Fox and the Crocodile

    The Fox and the Crocodile

    by Tom Ware4

  • Our God is the God of the impossible and has used his people throughout the years to do the impossible through them in order to bring glory to himself. We need to trust that God is still in the business of doing great things through us. He uses weak people to fulfill his purposes in the world.

    The God Who Does the Impossible

    The God Who Does the Impossible

    by Jeff Shirley4

  • Three flash fiction stories on the theme of war, exploring bravery, despair, resilience and consequences. Is battle as glorious as it is claimed, or merely a catalyst of destruction and human misery?

    Tales of War - Flash Fiction Stories

    Tales of War - Flash Fiction Stories

    by CMHypno2

  • Based off of the Norwegian fairy tale "The Three Billy Goats Gruff," this imaginative fractured fairy tale is a twist in perspective. Toll, the toll troll, tells his side of this short story. Showing the audience that things aren't always what they seem.

    Fractured Fairy Tale: The True Story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    Fractured Fairy Tale: The True Story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    by JourneyHolm1

  • Post-feminist revolution, 1950's housewives carry a certain amount of hip kudos. Now that we have equality (or a facsimile thereof) we don't have to be on the defensive anymore. We can wear a stiff, full skirt, vintage aprons, masses of lipstick, absurd hair and play at having afternoon teas and being as ultra-feminine and retro as we want.

    A Day in the Life of a 1950s Housewife

    A Day in the Life of a 1950s Housewife

    by Jane Bovary121

  • Christians are as subject to the temptations of the flesh as other people. And like other people, they sometimes find themselves in a wrong relationship they know they should have avoided. What then? How does one deal with the hurt of the break-up that seems inevitable? Is it too late to save marriages where partners are broken from betrayal?

    When You are Tormented by a Painful Love

    When You are Tormented by a Painful Love

    by Barbara Radisavljevic12

  • No one wants to sound dumb or uneducated in front of their peers, but sometimes you can misspeak and not even realise it. This article lists 10 commonly misused phrases and words that you're saying that are making you sound dumb.

    10 Things You're Saying That Make you Sound Dumb

    10 Things You're Saying That Make you Sound Dumb

    by K S Lane2

  • Roethke's villanelle is full of mystery and explores the nature of human identity. We think by feeling.What is there to know? Life is for living so learn by going where to go. A philosophical message.

    Analysis of Poem "The Waking" by Theodore Roethke

    Analysis of Poem "The Waking" by Theodore Roethke

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The whole mental health unit staff of Mercy hospital are grief stricken about the murder of longtime favorite patient Cloe Ludlow. Dr. Wong and Clara break the news to Ivy, Cloe's best friend.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 10

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 10

    by Lori Colbo9

  • Sadly, situations arise where reality transcends any lingering hopes. Here, twins, at around ten years old, have grown so intertwined as to make any permanent separation feel unbearable.

    Short Story: Gemini Severed

    Short Story: Gemini Severed

    by Colleen Swan2

  • Checkers was an old man who loved the game of checkers and each of the seven dogs he had befriended over nearly a century. His reign as king of the town's annual checkers tournament was about to be challenged once again and his love for his latest canine friend was being put to the test as well.

    Checkers and King: Flash Fiction

    Checkers and King: Flash Fiction

    by Chris Mills24

  • Patience is the brother of wisdom. Cultivate a passion for learning patience in all things. You are the master of your own destiny.

    Nature's Secret Is Patience

    Nature's Secret Is Patience

    by Audrey Hunt43

  • My dad, Synco Schram de Jong, used to make little books for us and illustrated them with his lovely drawings. They often had a message of some kind. This one 's about listening to your parents.

    Fleas and Lice and a Bedtime Story

    Fleas and Lice and a Bedtime Story

    by Titia Geertman9

  • This fictional Venus in Pisces people are so romantic, they put the rest of the Zodiac to shame. Check the link at the bottom of the first paragraph, to see what sign your Venus is in!

    Venus in Pisces Love

    Venus in Pisces Love

    by Jean Bakula25

  • My response to Harvard study saying kids who participate in 4th of July grow up to vote Republican.

    How to Become Republican

    How to Become Republican

    by Virginia Kearney9

  • Calvin purchased a home and was making remodeling plans, beginning with the master bedroom. In that very room, fantasy and reality seemed to be converging to create a whole new world. But was it real?

    The Convergence:  Flash Fiction by cam

    The Convergence: Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills18

  • Does this happen to you? Even when you are not writing, you are always thinking about writing. Every person you meet, or see along on your way, can be a possible character in your next story. You are a writer at heart, if a poem is being woven in your mind, when you are walking in the nearby park.

    21 Clear and Evident Symptoms, Which Determine That You Are a Writer at Heart

    21 Clear and Evident Symptoms, Which Determine That You Are a Writer at Heart

    by Chitrangada Sharan46

  • A lot of Christians are waiting for the return of Jesus Christ. While it will be the second coming, the Bible speaks of three comings of Jesus. This article explains in detail.

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    by Margaret Minnicks16

  • An old man spends his days shuffling around the city in search of the lost wealth of her citizens. For 30 years, he had persistently sought and found the lost coins, but for what purpose? (1260 words)

    A Matter of Interest: A Short Story by cam

    A Matter of Interest: A Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills24

  • This is a fictional Journal entry written in the voice of a young woman on the trail of tears. The journal entry is fiction however, the facts in the entry are true.

    Trail of Tears: Fictional Journal Entry

    Trail of Tears: Fictional Journal Entry

    by Lisa Chronister9

  • When I come to town, rolling through like a stone that has been dislodged on the side of a hill, it may look like a random, bouncing stone, but there is purpose. (Word Count 1220)

    The Paradox: Drama Flash Fiction by cam

    The Paradox: Drama Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills10

  • A look back at the slow decline of basic kindness in society as it relates to the current generation. How have Millennialls changed things? What does the future hold?

    Where Has The Kindness Gone

    Where Has The Kindness Gone

    by Denise McGill28

  • This fictional piece about Venus in Taurus lovers are among the "Lovers of the Zodiac" since they are sweet and sincere. Check out to see where your Venus is.

    Venus in Taurus Love

    Venus in Taurus Love

    by Jean Bakula8

  • They look as if they're alive, flickering in the night sky. Where did the stars come from? Here is a Filipino legend on how the stars came to be the stars that fascinate us.

    The Legend of the Stars

    The Legend of the Stars

    by precy anza19

  • The word "awesome" should be reserved for only God. Chocolate ice cream and God should not be described the same way.

    God Is An Awesome God

    God Is An Awesome God

    by Margaret Minnicks10

  • Many people question God and feel guilty about it later. It is not blasphemy to question God. Throughout the Bible, God's servants questioned Him, and they were not punished for doing so, and neither will you be punished.

    Is It Wrong to Question God?

    Is It Wrong to Question God?

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • The story of Dinah causes anger especially in women and encourages them to speak out on behalf of the many abused women in different cultures. Her rape and her silence are evidences of injustice.

    The Story of Dinah:  Her Rape and Her Silence

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    by Dora Weithers16

  • Scores of people like nothing more than shopping at tag sales and antique shops. Everyone hopes to find a treasure hidden amid the relics of the past. Along the same vein, we can never know the true history of the item we are purchasing or what secrets it may be keeping.

    5 Terrifying Tales of Real-Life Cursed Objects

    5 Terrifying Tales of Real-Life Cursed Objects

    by Cindy Parmiter5

  • Some people say they don't know how to pray. Prayer is simply communicating with God. If people can talk, then they can talk to God.

    Prayer: Communication With God

    Prayer: Communication With God

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • They met at the wrong time and the wrong place. And the priest was saying, "Thou shalt not commit adultery." And Rafael wanted to flee the church. He was not deaf, he was listening and he heard every word of the priest. But what he heard that moment didn't damp the feeling he had kept for the woman.

    The Mistress: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    The Mistress: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    by Felisa Daskeo0

  • My stories do continue but from different a slightly different viewpoint than before. This one shows the love that the Coastal Bend has for one another. They reach out daily to others that are still trying to make a new life.

    Life Doesn’t Get Rebuilt in a Year

    Life Doesn’t Get Rebuilt in a Year

    by Joanna Blackburn12

  • Three flash fiction competition winners! Stories that prove sometimes it is best to write what you know. These short stories are about ordinary people in everyday situations. Feeling the emotions and overcoming the challenges we all might face in that great journey we call life

    Tales of Ordinary Life - Flash Fiction Stories

    Tales of Ordinary Life - Flash Fiction Stories

    by CMHypno4

  • Ever wondered where this grain considered as a staple food in Asian countries came from? This interesting Filipino legend of rice might be the answer to that.

    The Legend of Rice

    The Legend of Rice

    by precy anza5

  • A young woman's life is transformed by the decisions she makes. Marybeth finds freedom, strength, and self-confidence through the making of her own decisions—with courage, for better or for worse.

    She Won: A Beax Rivers Short Story

    She Won: A Beax Rivers Short Story

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD12

  • Too many push forward without stopping to smell the roses. Slow down before it's too late.

    Racing Through Life

    Racing Through Life

    by JourneyHolm2

  • 'At a remote age in the heart of Italy, a fiery tragedy' was repeatedly enacted: thus wrote Frazer in the Golden Bough about the priesthood of Nemi. His words led to this tale.

    A Murderous Priesthood

    A Murderous Priesthood

    by John Paul Quester0

  • This series of short stories concluded today. Part Two of the book will be published sometime towards the end of the summer. Thank you for riding along on this dark journey.

    Mary Had a Little Lamb: Chapter Ten

    Mary Had a Little Lamb: Chapter Ten

    by Bill Holland65

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  • What happens when a kind, generous, compassionate soul (who happens to have a naughty online alter ego) decides to enter into the filthy world of politics? She gets hacked into pieces by moralistic politics and fake news. Good is stronger than evil, and strong character isn't measured by derision.

    Dismembered by a Political Hack Job

    Dismembered by a Political Hack Job

    by Deborah Demander3

  • Mercury in Aquarius people are unique thinkers and have ideas many others would not think of. Do you want to learn more? Read on!

    Mercury in Aquarius Thinkers

    Mercury in Aquarius Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula2

  • When a child dies, the parents left behind grieve in spite of well-meaning friends and family. Learn tips to make traveling grief of the death of a newborn child a journey with a reachable destination.

    Parents Burying Children Is Unnatural

    Parents Burying Children Is Unnatural

    by Red Dwyer84

  • After a quarter century together, Ben and Kim find that their love has died. Their marriage is at a standstill and both decide on their own to seek love elsewhere. Individually, both desperate for change and wanting to find love, they each begin an affair.

    Short Story Fiction: The Affair

    Short Story Fiction: The Affair

    by Audrey Kirchner30

  • Flash fiction. The food baron specialized in love potions, but he definitely didn't appear available to a town a hungry women. But every man meets his match.

    Short Story: Love Potion

    Short Story: Love Potion

    by Tessa Schlesinger10

  • Thinking back to when I first met you there I was, an empty piece of a shell wondering around in my own world. Searching for a brand-new beginning as I was afraid of love as everyone knows it.

    When I Met You, I Found Love!

    When I Met You, I Found Love!

    by Pam Morris0

  • How a special person taught children to respect people with special needs. Josie's gift to us was the lesson of acceptance and love.

    Respecting People With Special Needs

    Respecting People With Special Needs

    by Marcy Goodfleisch30

  • This is a story I wrote to accompany a sketch my brother did. He's not yet read it. Hope he likes it!

    Forbidden Love - A Short Story

    Forbidden Love - A Short Story

    by Shauna L Bowling22

  • Five years after being abducted from Earth and taken to Orbis, Christy has accepted the place and people, but Mark still longs for home. Mark discovers a way to escape, but can he go without her?

    The Long Way Home:  SciFi Flash Fiction by cam

    The Long Way Home: SciFi Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills23

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  • The story of four sisters trying to find their way out of tragedy and trauma...

    Souls of Sisters III

    Souls of Sisters III

    by Leslie Robertson0

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  • The story of four sisters trying to find their way out of tragedy and trauma...

    Souls of Sisters IV

    Souls of Sisters IV

    by Leslie Robertson0

  • To nurture their desire for success, here are six great Bible verses students can adopt as guiding principles throughout the year. Even younger students can benefit if someone reads and explains them.

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    by Dora Weithers59

  • Have you ever seen a common house gecko? This harmless little creature lives in the home and there's an interesting legend on why this house lizard is known for on kissing the ground just before sundown.

    The Legend of the Lizard or Common House Gecko

    The Legend of the Lizard or Common House Gecko

    by precy anza1

  • Amazing things are happening for Ivy now that her cousin James and Aunt Gwen are by her side and participating in her recovery. Thomas Gimmler seeks to rebuild his life, beginning with his marriage.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 14

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 14

    by Lori Colbo5

  • Ralph goes to the dentist and discovers a whole world of creepy crawly bacteria lurking, not only in his own mouth, but in the mouth of every woman he may kiss in the future. To kiss, or not to kiss?

    Potty Mouth: Comedy Flash Fiction by cam

    Potty Mouth: Comedy Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills28

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  • When a ball is thrown up in the air, it will return to the ground with the same speed as it was thrown in the air. This process is called gravitation. Isaac Newton said, “What comes up must come down.”

    There Is No Other Place Like Home

    There Is No Other Place Like Home

    by Don Raj Nhoel1

  • In today's climate, people connect through past hurts, traumas and stories. But what if we leveled up? What if we began to connect with one another from a place of strength and empowerment? From what is and is yet to be versus what once was and never should have been? Read on and Discover How.

    The Silently Fallen Trees In Your Forest

    The Silently Fallen Trees In Your Forest

    by Ericka Dulaney0

  • If we totally depend on ‪God‬; make Him the center of our lives; share everything with Him - joys and sorrows and trust Him completely do we become True Devotees‬? This story teaches a lot...

    The Lord's Support: Inspiring Story of Krishnadasa

    The Lord's Support: Inspiring Story of Krishnadasa

    by Aravind Balasubramanya15

  • The story of four sisters trying to find their way out of tragedy and trauma...

    Souls of Sisters

    Souls of Sisters

    by Leslie Robertson3

  • God is our Creator. Sometimes he allows pieces of our lives to fall apart. When we entrust ourselves to Him, He will put all the pieces of our lives back together, either now or in eternity.

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    by Lori Colbo17

  • The Internet forums, chatrooms, and writing sites are filled with challenges for creative writers. And most of them center around on one’s ability to write the shortest story possible. So, this writer decides to take the challenge.

    Taking the Challenge: Writing the Shortest, Short Stories

    Taking the Challenge: Writing the Shortest, Short Stories

    by Dean Traylor5

  • Names are a symbol of one’s identity and are of deep significance to the bearer. They are an undercurrent in a variety of situations and evoke feelings that impact on interpersonal dealings.

    The Importance of Names and Personal Identity

    The Importance of Names and Personal Identity

    by Colleen Swan14

  • Child sexual abuse is perhaps the worst offense a human being can commit. Given that strong statment, it is incomprehensible for mentally healthy people to believe that child sexual abuse is prevalent in society, and it has always been so. Some...

    Forever Changed: A Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Flash Fiction)

    Forever Changed: A Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Flash Fiction)

    by Rachelle Williams6

  • How do people with Mercury in Virgo think? They tend to be critical and exacting, but know what they want. But can they see the forest for the trees?

    Mercury in Virgo Thinkers

    Mercury in Virgo Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula8

  • If your husband had ever cheated, this is the type of letter you might receive from "the other woman."

    Letter FROM the Other Woman

    Letter FROM the Other Woman

    by Margaret Minnicks10

  • This is a short story about hope and determination to achieve spring in your life's autumn.It's a fiction story,so resemblance to any plot or novel can be just coincidence.

    Spring In Autumn-A Short Story.

    Spring In Autumn-A Short Story.

    by Nikki Khan38

  • With that, he walked toward the crumbled body like a silent shadow on the wall. He hesitated when he reached the body and saw that it was a young, thin girl. She was strangled and her neck popped instantly. He could tell because of the bones sticking out of her flesh. She wasn't smelling badly yet,

    A Wave of Claustrophobic Darkness

    A Wave of Claustrophobic Darkness

    by Frank Atanacio61

  • A short, fictional tale about two young lovers who knew they had been together in other incarnations. They felt a strange attraction from the minute they laid eyes on each other! But being together before did not solve all their problems, there was still work to do!

    True Love Transcends Time

    True Love Transcends Time

    by Jean Bakula37

  • Do you believe ghosts? How about zombies? This terrifyingly twisted tale is sure to enchant your soul. A poem about trick-or-treaters who will never forget what happened on "that" Halloween night.

    Trick-or-Treating Poem for Halloween

    Trick-or-Treating Poem for Halloween

    by JourneyHolm10

  • Mother's day is on May 13, and preachers will deliver messages about biblical mothers. Some might even consider preaching about the characteristics of godly mothers.

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Sometimes life has unexpected twists and turns that can't be explained.

    Entered

    Entered

    by Larry W Fish11

  • The only opportunity she could jump at to study was when her brother was having Chinese lessons with the family tutor. My grandmother would sit quietly at the far end of the long rectangular dining table, across her brother and tutor, listening intently. In fact, this training taught her to read and write her Chinese upside down

    My Grandma and Me - Sweet Childhood Memories

    My Grandma and Me - Sweet Childhood Memories

    by Charlotte B Plum11

  • Prayers of the saints rise to heaven for Thomas, who is in critical condition. Miracles abound for many.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 19

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 19

    by Lori Colbo8

  • This is the season that people are supposed to be jolly but it was not the case for me! If you like horror then this hub is for you!

    IT (My Sleep Paralysis Monster)

    IT (My Sleep Paralysis Monster)

    by Maria Megio0

  • What is a home? What does it mean for some space to be a home? How do we make living space into a home? How should one best organize a home? These questions all fall within the philosophy of the home.

    Philosophy of the Home

    Philosophy of the Home

    by Arthur Windermere5

  • In this short ghost story with a twist ending, a man, haunted by dark memories, spends forty years living alone on an isolated farm. One autumn day, he discovers another presence in his home that forces him to face the secrets of his past.

    Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

    Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

    by wayseeker23

  • The Greek word koinonia, commonly translated as "fellowship," is not the modern understanding of having coffee and doughnuts before church or a dish to pass afterward but involves mutual love and sacrifice for one another because of our shared relationship and fellowship with God.

    We Need Each Other: The Bible And Fellowship

    We Need Each Other: The Bible And Fellowship

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • Are you looking for a story which will leave you smiling? A story full of warms and fuzzies? Read on about one adoption which worked out quite well.

    A Feel Good Adoption Story

    A Feel Good Adoption Story

    by Bill Holland82

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  • "The sheriff’s intervention comes under the heading of what we have discussed many times before: “Why don’t they go to the police?” I’ve always replied, “They don’t go to the police because it’s dull.”" -Alfred Hitchcock; to which I say, well we have Mounties.

    Pollock Farm on a Starless Night

    Pollock Farm on a Starless Night

    by Kawlin Rolfe0

  • Among Tony’s three best friends is Boris, a recent Russian Immigrant who has a bone to pick with the mayor. He attempts to even the score over a dog pooping citation using tactics from back home.

    Baby Back Ribs and Russian Vodka:  Short Story by cam

    Baby Back Ribs and Russian Vodka: Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills37

  • Hyacinth has lived in the Bakersfield suburb of Oildale since the late 1990's. Upon her arrival, she managed to find an office job. After relapsing, her life took a turn and she found herself in turmoil. She shares her true story and some of the underworld elements of this California Community.

    The Mean Streets of Oildale

    The Mean Streets of Oildale

    by Finn Liam Cooper29

  • Butterflies are beautiful, day-flying insects which feeds primarily on nectars. That's why these graceful, fluttery insects loves visiting flower gardens. But where did butterflies come from?

    The Legend of the First Butterfly

    The Legend of the First Butterfly

    by precy anza9

  • In this post-apocalyptic setting, Jim is waiting to graduate into the life and work that would be assigned to him. Graduating was everything to someone his age. Failure to graduate held immediate consequences. A young woman waits as well, and Jim challenges her to join him in doing the unthinkable.

    No Regrets: A Sci-Fi Short Story

    No Regrets: A Sci-Fi Short Story

    by Chris Mills14

  • Most Bible scholars overlook this, but Psalm 27 has two distinct parts. It is interesting to learn about these two parts and what is in each part.

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    by Margaret Minnicks17

  • Three boys, adventurers at heart, set out on a day hike in the coal mining region of West Virginia. The decision to explore a mine leads to a chilling encounter and a narrow escape. (1526 words)

    A Miner Mistake: Short Story

    A Miner Mistake: Short Story

    by Chris Mills22

  • People who have Venus in Aquarius need a lot of freedom in their relationships, as shown by my fictional couple. Check the link to see what sign your Venus is in!

    Venus in Aquarius Love

    Venus in Aquarius Love

    by Jean Bakula9

  • Think before you speak or act, if it sounds terrible after the anger has subsided or the action will harm someone then perhaps it's best to find another way.

    Irreversible Consequences

    Irreversible Consequences

    by Jessica2

  • Loneliness is one of the most pervasive plagues of the human condition. Yet, it is often one of the most difficult subjects for society as a whole to address. These stories focus upon sources of isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    by Colleen Swan23

  • Boys grow into men. Not all of them learn the lessons of life correctly, but some cannot help but see life differently than others. The Deep South in the 60's.

    A Certain Place in the World

    A Certain Place in the World

    by Randy Godwin114

  • One day strolling through the park, Ellie met a handsome young man named Mark. She batted her eyelashes at him and he bought her flowers. They fell madly in love. "You must meet my beautiful daughters, Sophie and Emma," he said, "You will love...

    Cinderella: From the Wicked Stepmother's Point of View

    Cinderella: From the Wicked Stepmother's Point of View

    by Pippa Packer12

  • Nearly every child undergoes a number of formative experiences before reaching adolescence. It is impossible to gauge which of these will impact, in an uplifting or dispiriting influence

    Short Stories About Childhood Struggles

    Short Stories About Childhood Struggles

    by Colleen Swan2

  • This article corrects myths relating to the environment's effect on the happiness of gnomes and suggests 10 easy-to-follow rules to create a home environment in which gnomes are likely to flourish. Relying on recent research from The Gnome Project, we compiled this updated, guide for gnome lovers.

    10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Gnomes Happy

    10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Gnomes Happy

    by Richard Green1

  • A real story of a mountainous fairy encounter from the Appalachian Mountain region of West Virginia.

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