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Last Day to Get “In the End: Short Fiction by Lori Schafer” FREE for Kindle

Today is the last day to download In the End: Short Fiction by Lori Schafer for FREE for Kindle.

It was coming at last.

The end of all things.

All but the darkness…

Everything comes to an end. Lives and loves, joy and innocence, peoples and nations; nothing is spared. Even our own world must one day bid us farewell.

In this collection of short fiction, author Lori Schafer examines these ends – how they occur, why they occur, and what they mean to us when they do. Features author commentary on selected pieces.

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FREE eBooks and New Audiobook Releases!

Hello everyone!

I’m very excited to announce that I have just released the following titles in AUDIOBOOK. It’s especially exciting because I narrated these myself – and let me tell you, learning to tell a story into a microphone is no mean feat!

Want to see how I did? Check out this sample from Heads of the Line

To hear more, use the following links:

Heads of the Line. Ever dreamed of spending a summer working in Alaska? I did…until I actually got there and saw what it was really like! A biographical short story/travel memoir. Also includes “Funeral for Charlie”, a humorous real-life short story about a goldfish funeral gone awry.

Available on:

Audible

Amazon

ITunes

Essays on Film. Includes “On Viewing Hans Richter’s Rhythmus 21” and “The Perfect Filmic Appositiveness of Jack Smith?”

Audible

Amazon

ITunes

Not an audiobook person? The Kindle versions of both books are also available FREE this week on Amazon. Simply click these universal links:

Heads of the Line

Essays on Film

Have a great week!

FREE Romance Shorts!

Just a quick announcement – I have three newly-released short stories available for FREE on Amazon this week:

The Sublet (free through TODAY, Friday, April 20th)



Careful: A Love Story for the Middle-Aged (free through Saturday, April 21st)



Anything Can Happen (free through Sunday, April 22nd)

Get ’em while they’re free!

 

Essays on Film is a Free Feature Today on Instafreebie!

My eBook Essays on Film: On Viewing Hans Richter’s Rhythmus 21 and The Perfect Filmic Appositiveness of Jack Smith? is being featured this week on Instafreebie!

http://blog.instafreebie.com/see-it-first-lori-schafer-marta-tuchowska-ilias-tsagklis/

Download your copy in any digital format for free!

Essays on Film

 

 

Stories from My Memory-Shelf featured on Instafreebie!

My autobiographical short story collection, Stories from My Memory-Shelf: Fiction and Essays from My Past, is being featured this week on Instafreebie!

http://blog.instafreebie.com/see-first-lise-cartwright-lori-schafer-simeon-lindstrom/

Download your copy in any digital format for free!

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The story of my life told in short fiction and essays. Features author commentary on the real-life events that inspired the stories.

 

Last Day to Get “Waiting: A Story of Apocalypse” FREE for Kindle

Today is the last day to download Waiting: A Story of Apocalypse by Craig Reinhardt for FREE for Kindle.

This long short story was originally inspired by the History Channel program Life After People. The premise of the show is not to examine the potential causes of the end of humanity, but rather “what happens to the world we leave behind.”

It’s a fascinating program. It details the fates of our roads, our cities, our buildings, even our family pets and other creatures who depend upon us for a living. It quite often comes to the rather disturbing conclusion that in a pretty short space of planetary time – mere hundreds of years, not thousands – we will be completely forgotten by an Earth that may fare better without us. While in this story I ultimately chose not to focus on the mechanics of the destruction of the trappings of humanity, but rather on what it does to the main character, I think the former offers a world of interesting possibilities for post-apocalyptic literature and I look forward to returning to this subject in the near future.

“Waiting” tells the story of a middle-aged misanthrope who witnesses this degeneration, who lives long enough to see how quickly humanity can fail, how insufficient its infrastructure is in the case of a massive disaster. But what place is there for a person in a world without people?

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Weekend Away: An Almost-Erotic, Almost-Love Story FREE from 12/27-12/31

My long short story Weekend Away: An Almost-Erotic, Almost-Love Story, is FREE for Kindle from 12/27 through 12/31. Download it on Amazon today!

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“And then we were standing, rising up from the water, and as the droplets cascaded down my naked body I imagined myself as a mortal and less awe-inspiring version of Aphrodite, and Jesse as Poseidon, except with, um, only one prong in his trident.”

Cindy’s friend Jesse is great – especially when he gets out of her way after the “benefits” part of their evening is over. So when he proposes a weekend excursion at a nearby lake, she’s naturally suspicious – isn’t that the kind of thing “couples” do? Now she might never be able to get the smell of him off her…

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