Fiction Short Stories
iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
Read short stories on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
... and more
Authors
Get your stories featured on EotW and in our newsletter.
... and more
Teachers
- Study questions & activities
- Word games
... and more
FICTION › MORE RANDOM STORIES
Cover Image
A group of bored Prussian soldiers amuse themselves destructively while holed up in a French chateau.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
An unusual Saturday night in with Dimitri and Beth-Ann.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
Cover Image
Jimmy's life changes for ever when the soldiers come to the door.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Cover Image
A childhood holdiday to the seaside reveals some unhappy family truths.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
A couple are in agreement on the ethics of marriage but personal feelings, inevitably, intrude.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
A disturbing vision of the afterlife as a killer is executed by lethal injection.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Cover Image
When Squire Petrick's dying wife admits that their new born child is not his, he takes steps to see that the boy is disinherited - but soon begins to regret his decision.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
A tourist couple stray from the beaten track and find themselves out of their depth.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Cover Image
Ed runs an errand for Mr. Rollo.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Top Short Stories
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
When the ugly girl decides to find herself a husband she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
They said I sat on the bottom like an astronaut floating in space...
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
Jon Roxton was born lucky, or so he told himself...
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
Planes, hotel rooms, toilet cubicles off quiet corridors. These are the sliver-thin places where he finds a little time...
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
Kerryn watched as the lotus bud took shape...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
We are there, we are ready...And then we sing.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories