On a cold and stormy night Mrs Emily Featherbone stood at the edge of her bedroom balcony overlooking the sea. Goosebumps licked her porcelain skin beneath a translucent pearl slip and the wind danced in her long red hair. She felt a sudden rush as the waves crashed beneath her, spraying a fine mist into the air, soaking her right through...
A teenage sensitive girl writes about her feelings to things in this world she doen't understand and those that she loves and hates, as she can not express them out loud with words. Amie alone overcomes the emotional hurdles of growing up witnessing abuse towards herself and her sisters from her father, her parents getting a divorce, leaving the house and town that she had grew to love and losing Jessica her bestfriend, the one person she could tell everything to. Amie defeats these obstacles and truly finds out who she is and what life is all about. New love is found and new love is lost . You will laugh, cry and come back for more. All Amie wants to do is to be noticed just as the earth wants to be to, she wants teenagers to read how not saying something in a rough time can hurt more then you think .Parents don't know their teenagers and teenagers don't know their parents. Growing up in this society today is hard but what people don't realise is that they are the society, really you can't complain about something you are a part of, something that you are shaping. There are many people in this world Amie comes across fear and evil but how she faces itis what makes her the character she is. Just face it, its exactly like a blind man saying hes scared of the dark or a deaf man saying hes hates the sound of the rain. Not everything comes so easy.
This is a little tester of a book I wish to publish one day, basically the introduction, its about me and how I can to be who I am. If you like it them you will find more of my writing on my blog; "souldert.blogspot.co.uk"
Dickie Dickinson who had been sitting in the ingernook silently nursing a pint of best bitter, looked across at Mrs Jackson and said 'Do you think Jack Crow's story about that fortune telly gypsy woman was true?'
This is a short satire about politically correctness and its consequences if taken to extremes. An immigrant view of American society and some of the things the author had to deal with during his acculturation process in America. The author experiences a dream where he sees the consequences and absurdity of some situations in America if they were taken seriously by a social organization or the government. His reaction and his thought about what happens around him are the main focus of the story.
This is a two character play script about Ariel, who sees his psychiatrist in New York about an existential crisis that is threatening to destroy his life. Ariel may or may not have multiple identity disorder, it just depends who you ask.... The main influence of this would be 'Manhattan' by Woody Allan.
Arnold and the Conservation of Significance tells the tale of a miniature pig in the world of mighty boars. He struggles to find significance in his life and through trials and tribulations, comes to find that being small isn't so bad after all. Told in a playful narrative, this books sets out to entertain and lighten the hearts of anyone who reads it, to teach lessons of contentment, charity and causality.
Bawalla’s main character is Mick, a plumber who lives in a small coastal Australian town where his wife is a school teacher. Both are eagerly anticipating the birth of their first child. Mick tells of his fears and hopes for the future as the story unfolds. At times, the story flashes back to parts of his childhood, both humorous and tragic, to let the reader know how he came to be the man he is. The main story revolves around the following sequence of events: Mick’s wife Janelle, becomes frustrated before one of her classes after an incident with recently-returned-to-town know-it-all, Ken Perry. She takes it out on one of her students, Jay who happens to be the son of Mike’s best mate and employee, Dave. Ego bruised, Jay and his mates play a seemingly harmless trick on their teacher a few nights later by drunkenly prank calling her to announce that her husband has been involved in an accident. Janelle, who earlier in the night had a phone conversation regarding drink-driving with her husband whilst celebrating his brother’s birthday, rushes to make it to the hospital and in doing so, has an accident which causes her to miscarriage. The story then focuses on Mike and his ability to control his urge for some sort of revenge versus forgiving his best-mates son, amid strained relationships between all parties.
GENRE: Contemporary, Humor and Comedy, Fiction, Paranormal, Romance2,700 words; Short-Short Story; CompleteImagine the convenience of a Pizza shop that knows what you want to order even before you call. Ah, the simplicity. You pick up the phone to hear that your very special pie is about to come out of the oven and will arrive at your door piping hot in only minutes. It’s the perfect solution for a sweaty guy arriving home after a hard day and hours of overtime. A pleasant voice on the phone seals the deal; Bob’s pizza, a couple of six-packs and a wonderful-sounding woman to enjoy them with are on the way.
Clint Wayne is one of the words most successful movie stars. Known as one of the toughest gun slingers of the wild west, he is an undoubtedly an icon of the silver screen. He is also a racist, homophobic bigot. The famous interviewer, Graham Robbins, knows that Clint has a few secret in his closet and he aims to expose them on national television as payback for Clint's years of offensive and duplicitous behaviour.
Neil Bidstrup, twenty-something career actor and model, is second choice for the lead in the Reality Television show, Reputation Alone, and doesn’t he know it. Forced to live without home, telephone, television, money, or internet, he must instead rely on strangers' generosity for hot meals, warm beds, or both. Before long, Neil gets the cold shoulder. Neil escapes from clingy one-night stands, overly-friendly churchgoers, randy grandmothers, vicious dogs, a stalker ex-friend, and the city itself, to lick his wounds and reassess human behaviour. All the while, Neil's every waking moment is recorded on minuscule hidden cameras and microphones for a hungry audience. He meets a small township of down-to-earth farmers, predisposed to giving anyone they meet a fair go, a memorable party, and pass the hat around to raise a little money for charity at the same time. With confidence restored, Neil returns to Sydney, but is instantly recognised by a sea of unfriendly faces, when (unbeknownst to Neil) his guest stint as a murderous villain on the nation’s number one soap opera comes back to haunt him. Following a life- and career-threatening beating, Neil wakes up in hospital. Abandoned by friends, family and talent agent; the vindictive executive producer of Reputation Alone is only arranging Neil's hospital discharge to continue his fortnight of misery. Caught between conflicting aspirations of fame and his near-constant shame, Neil has little choice but to continue in satisfying this unseen, manipulative industry giant. Even if this means sleeping rough and eating from bins.
Greetings dear reader and thank you for picking up this very special collection brought to you by Bantaa91 and Amateur Publishing (bantaa91.com). Within these hallowed pages of dust and cobwebs lie a selection of stories presented in a style which you may never have encountered before and never will again... Strap yourself in and prepare for a journey as we come face-to-face with characters from distant lands (both real and imaginary). You may be familiar with some of these denizens from the realms of pop-fiction while others you most certainly are not. Rest assured though, each and every one of them presents a unique perspective on theirs and our own world.