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25 Most Recent Drama Short Stories

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Hero of the Day by Jo Janoski
Charles was the hero of the day when his school bus ride became dangerous. This is a work of fiction inspired by real life events.... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Give me back my pencil!" The freckle-faced boy grabbed for the RED writing implement while the little fellow next to him w..
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Hey, Dummy!! (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy with mental disabilities is ostracized by others, much to his mother's chagrin...
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Hidden Away by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
They had spent most of their young lives locked in the Attic at the hands of hateful parents.....
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Hidden Secrets (A Conversation Between Aerail and Natalie W/S Tagert) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Snow White says: try to put it behind you and rest. You need to keep your strength up ..
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Hidden Treasure by Robert Gordon
A woman's body in the forest, a large sum of money leads to an ingenious plan to keep the cash...
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High Pitch by Richard Kallao
original..
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Hiking in the Sonora by William Penrose
An elderly couple decides to end it all in the Arizona desert, but Fate has other plans. ..
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Hildago Aguilar: An Update, 2009. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man in Texas updates us on what has been going on in his life for the past several years. He lost his wife to cancer back in June of 2005. He is busy raising six children with special needs on his own...
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Him by A. Skye Nation
She grabbed the key out of the young manís hand who worked at the hotel. The 15 year old looked at the key, Suite 201. She walked up the marble staircase wondering. Who would invite her to such a beautiful place? She walked down the long blood red carpet. Suite 201 was at the end of the hall. Sh..
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Him.: Special Needs Parenting 101. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family deals with having a child who has special needs and other serious problems...
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Hitting Rock Bottom. ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man feels frustrated when he is let go of his job...
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Home at Last gains Honorable Mention at WeBooks by Genie Waldo
The contest was to write a short story (no more than 600 words if memory serves), using only single sylable words - according to Hemmingway's advice on writing...
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Hope ( Tearjerker) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn around, Teddy Bear, Touch the ground. ďMama they wonít play with me, they think theyíll get get sick just cause Iím sick. I told them they canít get sick just by playing with me, but they donít me Mama ..
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Hope and Helplessness ( A Conversation Between Holly and Kia with S/Tagert) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Kia says: its okay, its in the past, and I have moved on with the help of the Lord ..
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Hopelessly Copeless. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman loses her faith in God after losing her mother in an accident. Image of storm clouds (c) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
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Hospital Vigil: Nurse Stories, Part Three (By Louisiana Sandusky, R.N.) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana shares a story about one of her scariest moments, both as a mother and a nurse. This story involves a patient she knows all too well: her then four-year-old son, Johnny...
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Hothouse: A Firefighter's Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"We are more than working partners: we are a brotherhood. A family." A firefighter/paramedic shares his story...
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House for Sale by Lorrieann Russell
This is a teaser for a ghost story novella that I am writing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ..
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Read excerpt from How Deepak is that? How Deepak is that? by Michael O'Halloran
A cynical illisionist is asked to believe that there is something benign in coincidence. He is sceptical but some uncanny happenings have him questioning his initial scepticism..
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How Do You Want Her To Die? (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother comes to terms with her baby daughter's potentially fatal heart defect and the fact that she may die...
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How Do You Want Her To Die? (Part Two): Heather Lindsay's Story, Continued by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Hilary Rene'a McCabe, little Heather Lindsay's mother, continues to write about her infant daughter's struggle with a serious heart defect that threatens to take her life. This story has been purposely flash-forwarded to a few days later since the first part was written...
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How Do You Want Her To Die?: Heather Lindsay's Story (Part Five) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The little baby with Epstein's Anomaly is finally starting to make some progress in her recovery; things are finally starting to look up for her...
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How Do You Want Her To Die?: Heather Lindsay's Story, Part Four by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The little girl with Epstein's Anomaly continues to hang on and battle for her life...
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How the Blind See by Adie Bishop
Self-explanatory...
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How to fall in love by Sumagna Mishra
A little story about a girl who falls for him, knowing that it's not possible to have him, but wants him madly anyway........
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Hubris - A Drabble of Sorts by Toni Davis
I hate not being able to sleep. What I hate most is not being able to sleep b/c I'm sick. The insomnia bogey comes in and sets himself on my shoulder, bugger that he is. Makes himself right at home and says to me "What shall we do tonight, my dear? How shall I entertain you?" I can't he..
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Hurricane Katrina Worries...Dear B.J.: Are You OKAY?? (Louie Writes...) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana is thinking of her friend in South Miami, Florida, Betty Jean (B.J.) Ciagalore, who was in Hurricane Rita's path; she is worried about her...
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Hurricanes Rita and Katrina: More Worries For A Battered Area (By Ronee') by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is worried about the approaching hurricane (Hurricane Rita) that is threatening the Texas/Louisiana coastline...
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i am by Deborah Richards
just cause..
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I Am Now Changed Forever: A Drunk Driver Survivor's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young man must now live with disability, thanks to the actions of an irresponsible driver who got drunk and drove his car into the man while he was crossing the street...
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I Came to the Garden Alone by Haribaldev Kaur
looking beyond the obvious..
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I Can't Say Goodbye... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A birth mother's message to a child who is about to go to another country to be adopted by a family. Dear Ngoc Tam: I look at you sitting there, in your wheelchair; waiting to board that giant silver bird that will take you to your new home in America; and my heart breaks and my e..
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I Can't Sleep. ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man has trouble sleeping because he has worries on his mind...
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I Chose This?! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman thinks that her problems are because of herself...
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I Chose This?! (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman is having a very hard time dealing with her family. This is her story...
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Read excerpt from I Don't Know Any Angels I Don't Know Any Angels by Esteban Martinez
She has never seen me. She can't. Itís hard to watch her now. The Boss assigned me to her just seconds before she was born. I watched as she dropped from her mother's womb. Her eyes glowed green. Iíve never seen eyes like that in another. Eyes with neither fear nor greed. Eyes t..
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I Don't Know What To Say Except That My Heart Is Breaking! (Louie Writing) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana is reeling with shock at the news of Daniella's passing...
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I Don't Love My Son'. : Special Needs Parenting 101. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother has second thoughts about her disabled son...
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I Don't Want To Be Crazy. ...: My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy deals with mental illness. This is his story. Image (c) Karla Dorman...
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I Drive by Gabriel Boutros
A lonely man spends his nights driving strippers home from a club, but he realizes that his life has no real destination. A brief contemplation on a life going nowhere. This story was previously published in the Carte Blanche online literary review, Issue #5...
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I Found A Life by Paul Mc Cann
Things got so bad they just had to get better and they did . ..
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I grew up faster than most kids my age. by Crystal Gange
This is a short, true to life story about a time in my youth. When my family moved to Colorado...
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I Married The Grinch. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A husband tries to cope with his wife's bi-polar disorder. It has seemed to have gotten much worse, much to his dismay...
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I Married The Grinch. (Part Four) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ryan Lance is starting to have second thoughts about his wife being in a mental hospital due to bi polor disorder/depression; he misses her, and so do the children...
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I Married The Grinch. (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ryan Lance has taken matters into his own hands, regarding his sick wife: he is staying at a motel while his wife gets treated for her manic-depressive illness. The children are with him. He is understandably worried about what's going to happen...
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I Married The Grinch. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ryan Lance has decided to put his foot down regarding his wife's mental situation...
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I Must Do This, I MUST! (By Venkatesh Arjuwal, M.D.) (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A doctor who lost three of his four children in the recent tsunami/earthquake disaster returns to his former homeland and offers aid to the suffering there. He feels compelled to help, but at the same time, his heart is breaking...
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I Never Even Got To Hold Her...A Heartbroken Mother Grieves... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman who delivered her baby daughter prematurely is trying to cope with her death. As you can imagine, she is heartbroken...
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I Never Knew My Baby Boy. ... : One Mother's Story. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother still misses the child she gave up for adoption when he was a month old. She is happy he is doing well, but she still yearns to hold him in her arms before she dies of MS...
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I Never Knew My Baby Boy. ...:One Mother's Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother is forced to give her child up for adoption after becoming sick...
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