Awake While Dreaming
A Collection of Short Stories by Christopher J. Aran
A disenchanted photographer wishes for true creative freedom, then receives it. But at what cost?
Jeff will stop at nothing to catch up with the woman he believes he is meant to be with. Even when his own mind stands in his way.
Layla is tormented by nightmares that become reality, forcing her to understand her father’s ignorance.
When a man wanders in search of true love, he find the gateway to his happiness through a kite.
The innocence of youth unknowingly wanders into a a corrupt home.
The story examines the aftermath of a heartbreak.
A sniper sent to eliminate a target in a rouge jingle growing on mars, discovers his true self on the journey in solitude.
Virgil, the target of bullies at school, learns a hard lesson about the difference between compassion and corrupted power.
The story explores the effects of fear and laziness.
At a nightclub where the young can’t wait to be older, they meet a woman who wants to be young again.