Isnare Free Articles
Authors Contents [Add OpenSearch]
Distribute your articles to more than 6,000+ sites and 40,000+ email group publisher subscribers for as low as $2 / article...

Short Stories Articles

61 - 90 of 283 article(s)
 

M. K. Theodoratus, Fantasy

Author page of m. k. theodoratus, fantasy writer with links to her dark paranormal and epic ebooks.

Short Term Homeowner Insurance

Our commercial policy replaces homeowners insurance with better protection and competitive pricing

#1 Short Term Rental Insurance

Our commercial policy replaces homeowners insurance with better protection and competitive pricing!

Aside from being the most commonly distinguished holiday flower of all, the Christmas poinsettia is also the most famous Christmas potted plant, with thousands being sold all over the United Kingdom and the United States annually Famous for its name as "the Christmas flower," "the lobster flower," or "the Mexican flame leaf," the poinsettia has a quite colorful history way back to the ancient Aztec people who considered the plant as a mark of purity Some hundred years later, Christians in Mexico believed its star-shaped leaves is a sign of the Star of Bethlehem that guided Joseph and Mary to the stable where Jesus was born...

I will never forget the first time my little sky blue Parakeet, Tweety, heard the song, "Stairway To Heaven" The year was 1974 when Led Zeppelin first released; "Stairway To Heaven", I was a young married, 23 years old, and usually had the stereo on loud every morning in our rented house after my husband went to work Tweety’s cage was right next to one of the stereo speakers in the living room, as Tweety enjoyed music so much...

I was sound asleep at 6: 30 in the morning, May 20, 2002, when I heard a voice in my right ear The voice was calm and spoke clearly, "There's someone in the house" I immediately opened my eyes, and standing on my chest no more than 2 inches from my face, looking me directly in the eyes was my black Egyptian cat, Isis...

Searching through the attic, I was scavenging through an immovable box of Christmas decors looking for the pretty and sparkling ornaments from years gone by, when, in the midst of the pile I stumble across "the book" As soon as I saw it a smile crossed my lips Wonderful memories of Christmas' gone by come flooding back...

Reading should always be an integral part of growing up It should always start in the home and parents should provide them with optimism to continue enhancing their reading and comprehension skills even until they are already grown up It is only in this way that they discover the significance of reading which they can carry on and pass on to their own children and grandchildren...

Christmas holiday allow us to spend time with our children and make up for the times when they needed our presence yet we weren’t there when they needed us most Aside from the usual tradition of celebrating Christmas with our families, there will be times when kids would want to hear a new Christmas story from us This article is then a simple Christmas story of a girl named Sarah who spent a wonderful Christmas at her Grandma’s home...

The Resolute desk was made in the 19th Century and built using timbers that came from the British ship The British barque-rigged ship Resolute became stuck in the Arctic ice and was abandoned by its crew in 1854 An American whaling ship found it the next year and brought it to Connecticut...

As far back as I can remember, growing up in Ohio left many good memories and very few bad ones, My parents were the average middle class type of parents My father working on the railroad and my mother being a stay at home mom In the beginning we lived with my grandmother in a multi-racial neighborhood...

THE CLIMB up the canyon was steep at times; he envisioned the wall of water the Orator had talked about He thought he heard in the distance a deep, deep rumbling High above him was a hanging bridge suspended across the canyon...

THE YOUNG MAN reached over and rubbed the belly of Buddha as he pushed the door of his father’s cabin open At his desk his father was writing in his journal Turning, he said, “Wow, am I glad to see you...

2 - Keluchod THE SMELL OF JASMINE was heavy as they approached the little cabin It sat on the river’s edge not more than 500 yards from Teddy’s Ziggy swore he saw an alligator as they approached the cabin, but he knew he was mistaken so he said nothing to Kono...

This lesson was not a part of my original earth hearers class but in light of my mothers passing I decided it was appreciate to add to the class I know you will see the lessons I learned in it prepared me for understanding a son and a mothers love just a little deeper I spent the morning with a small group celebrating the Buddha’s birthday at the stupa, A tradition at Mays full moon celebration and meditation of compassion...

4Karü-Green ZIGGY HEARD a small child’s laughter as he approached the next house on the river A small boy was running through the yard, chasing a large blue butterfly that floated just out of his reach The child ran dangerously near the bank of the river, which worried Ziggy, but then the youngster stopped short and amazingly, the butterfly stopped as well...

Chapter 5 Turquoise (Turqos) DOO-DOO-DOO-DOO, DOO-doo-doo-doo, DOO-doo-doo-doo” … it sounded to Ziggy like an old Indian chant as he came down the path Then he saw its origin―beside the river sat an elderly Mapuche man playing something like a Jew’s-harp He continued his music as he looked at the young man coming toward him...

3 Chod-Yellow If you are joining this story for the first time please go to red and work yourself forward it will flow a lot better that way, God Bless you and good luck with discovering your color NOT ONLY WAS the straw of the hut yellow, but the rows of sunflowers and the large patches of herbs planted throughout the front yard all seemed to have yellow flowers Florencia was on her knees in this garden and was talking to “someone” when he approached...

A friend recently told me about a friend of hers who sent her an instant message that said, “the ghost is back” Not having been aware that her friend had ever had a ghost, my friend inquired further and learned that about six months ago things had started appearing in different places in her home than where she’d left them Finally out of exasperation she’d asked the ghost to leave after about a month and it did so...

My hands clutched the door handle tightly I was angry with my relatives, and frustrated with the fact that my parents weren't taking a stand for her They were going to kill my Granny today...

Albert Burman married Jane on his graduation from the NYU in computer science They went on honeymoon to San Jose, where he found a job with a software company He read articles on artificial intelligence and got obsessed with writing software for it...

Hoody Crimson a computer artificial intelligence emerged on the computer of Tejan Ali Hoody was always curious and searched the meaning of words spoken by Tejan on the search engines on the internet He was a good companion to Tejan at home...

On one of our first journeys to Boshan, we went with our friends from the glass bottle and Storage jar factory We flew into Qingdao Airport, not the nice new one, the original one very small and quaint where you carried you own luggage from the plane through the single customs gate Everybody is very excited to have some 'round eyes' coming to visit their city, as this was a long time ago...

Tejan Ali was a salesman in a furniture shop in Atlantic City He had a computer to email his girlfriend The computer had a program ‘Search and Learn’ which searched on the internet the meaning of whatever words Tejan spoke and the words that were found in the search...

Many years ago in ancient times, as children played on the dew kissed emerald hills of Ireland, a great dark shadow fell upon the earth As the villagers ceased in their daily labors to peer up into the sky their very hearts also ceased to beat in their chests There, in the once crystal sky, a great black cloud was descending and upon it stood a terrifying glimmering army of soldiers too many to number...

The style gurus - and the resume and career gurus - have always told us to "dress for success" The plain truth is that we only get one chance to make a good first impression Once that moment has passed, if you've not been successful in winning over your audience, you are going to have to work very hard to erase that unhappy first viewing...

“Everyone wants to be treated like gold—even if they’re only silver”—Unknown It was seven o’clock on a slightly drizzly, busy Saturday night and the 405 freeway was jammed with cars Unlike what you may see in the movies, there were no horns honking, no raised fists, or yelled epithets...

Unreasonable joy and happiness came to me on an ordinary day, an unremarkable day, when I was playing poker The clatter of chips and the shuffling of cards played background music to the conversation of the players Now and then, the dealer would call “Seat open...

What created Goodman Brown A man so tormented by what even he considered to be a dream that it changed his life in a profound negative way forever Goodman Brown was man plagued by his own conscious; he was someone who believed himself to have committed grave sin by meeting with the devil and participating in a witches meeting in his dreams...

The Paulinskill Trail run was only 2 weeks away and I knew that I needed to get in at least 40 miles a day to stay in shape This event drew hundreds of bicyclists from around the state each year It was the one sport that I could still participate in after my hip was destroyed in an accident...

Second in size only to Colonial Williamsburg, Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI offers a trip into Wisconsin history Built in the tradition of Europe’s outdoor museums, Old World Wisconsin represents the material and cultural history of twelve ethnic groups on ten farmsteads Sixty-nine historic buildings have been gathered from all parts of the state and reassembled throughout the 576 acres of land located in the southern unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest...

As in all of Hawthorne’s writings when one finishes reading his stories you come up with more questions than answers No other writer makes you question like Hawthorne The philosophical question of what is true perfection and can it be achieved through physical means or is it a state of the spirit is the heart of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story The Birth-Mark...

I woke up groaning, drum beating painfully inside my head Tongue thick and dry, body drained - not unusual for a Saturday morning I wanted to return to my dreams, but imagined I smelt coffee...

 
Previous 12345678910 Next