Nick Hayden presents a print version of his first 50 flash fictions as originally published at www.worksofnick.com.
Along with the original stories, this book contains new author notes on the... More > processes and ideas that helped in the creation of 50 different "worlds."
Proceeds from this print version go toward the St. John Lutheran School, Kendallville, IN, 7/8th grade D.C. Trip fund.< Less
Natalya is an American mom with a Russian name working as a spy for the Brazilian government. Balancing dual identities is dangerous--and comical--especially when her husband hasn't a clue.
Morana... More > is on a suicide mission to transmit a virus when she encounters a smalltown family with the potential to break through her boundaries of hatred. Will it make a difference, or is it too late for redemption?
Peter, a photojournalist, returns home late to meet his newborn son...but in time to rescue his family from a zombie infestation. As they flee, Peter has the urge to document the disaster, but at what price?
Jacob is trapped in a house that has no exits except for a noose in his bedroom. He meets a mysterious stranger in the darkness and discovers letters he doesn't remember writing. Who knows how long he's been there? The noose is tightening.
Four stories, four writers, four genres...one connecting thread. What happens when the focus of your life is stripped away and all that's left is the day after?< Less
When they joined the Story Project, they shared only one thing: a desire to tell stories. They didn’t know that they were the story. In the wake of Cassandra Talbot’s sudden departure,... More > Katrina takes charge in her no-nonsense manner, but the other members forget she has issues of her own. Mitch and Juliana’s wedding preparations inadvertently inspire confused feelings between Bob and Sarah, even as Dr. Xay’s secret experiments inspire hope in Jonathan. Lance struggles to move beyond his feelings of rejection and unexpectedly finds what he always wanted. Phil and Britney, constantly butting heads, discover that they might care more for each other than they want to admit. And this year, even Vincent pops his head out of his room now and then. Join the residents of the Xayyachack mansion in their second, and final, year together. When they joined, they didn’t know it would end so soon. Two years isn’t long, but it’s time enough to live a story.< Less
The Story Project is the dream of one man, but it is the lives of thirteen others brought together over the course of one year. Their journals chronicle loneliness, longing, and love as a house of... More > strangers struggles to become a community. But it seems everyone hides a secret…. They came because they wanted to write stories — but they have become the story.
Relive the first year of the Story Project. Relive the strange relationship of Cassandra and Obed, the eccentricities of the Lems, the tragedy of Lance and Katrina, the generous warmth of the Xayyachacks, the adventures of Jonathan, as well as Sarah’s clumsiness, Bob’s procrastination, Mitch and Juliana’s budding love, and Phil’s…whatever.
These journals are thirteen different views of life woven together into one story, a story about connecting with different people…or, at least, trying to.< Less