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Humorous reversal of the Aesop fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An investigator is put on the case when a mad philologist steals a new weapon.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two low-lives from the west go to New York with plans to relieve the fool inhabitants of their cash.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An alternative to the traditional methods.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
When Clovis overhears a middle-aged man bemoaning the lack of excitment in his life, he decides to help out. And then some.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A writer has some problems getting started on his latest work.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A reluctant banker tries horn playing as a substitute for his errant girlfriend.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
A man contemplating ending it all off the edge of a cliff is apparently - by an enormous stroke of luck - given a second chance.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
Clovis discusses a match for Wriatislav - the black sheep of a rather greyish family.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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by Saki
Mrs. Hatch-Mallard takes her rivalry with Mrs. Dole into the realm of the supernatural.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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
Bertie had heard of a place we could go, somewhere we could live in peace, safe from our winnings. I’m not sure it exists.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
You could tell by the way she got off the helicopter that she wasn’t having any funny business. Perhaps she’d heard about the chap who’d been sent over to get their chakras realigned. He was effing and blinding by the time he left.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
On the first day of ninth grade, Fitzhugh Hardee Rainwater met the girl who immediately took up permanent residence deep in his heart.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
For some reason, his singleness drives his sister crazy. Even now, at forty-two, when the rest of his family and friends accept that he’s a bachelor for life, Brenda keeps trying to hook him up.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Aspiring writers are generally advised to ‘show’ not ‘tell’ and to minimise their use of adverbs. But where’s the fun in that?
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Sadly Broke is never silent. As the moon steals behind the Bus Station, not all who populate the new town are asleep.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Dear Mrs. Machiavelli: My reason for this letter is to relay an incident that occurred with your boy, Niccolò, today in class.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
I needed to find out what was happening. I hobbled over to the bathroom blindly, using my sense of smell to guide me, and stared at the mirror. Though my vision was hazy, what reflected back at me was undeniable. I was a dog.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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