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Today's Story
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A renegade experimental psycologist explains how to inflict his methods on the general public.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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Friday
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A travelling salesman pays a visit on a not particularly busy young man. Contains strong language.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
Thursday
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Revolution at Ramsay and Co when Mr Ramsey appoints a new managing director.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
4 Stars
Wednesday
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A man uncovers the dark secret of a mysterious valley owned by a xenophobic drunkard.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Horror
5 Stars
Tuesday
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A man describes the most frightening night of his life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
Sunday
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An avaricious farmer makes arangements to have his dying mother looked after so he can get his crop in.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
Saturday
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A disturbing vision of the afterlife as a killer is executed by lethal injection.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction, Horror, Sci-Fi
4 Stars
Top Short Stories
A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
Kevin's dad is convinced that there's one weed spawning all the others in his garden and he just needs to find it.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
The whole exospecimen idea started the night Moses Garcia was bitten by an echidna shrew in his sleep.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
In the future, food is boring. Or, perhaps not.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
For Arabella, Christmas gifts were not judged on how expensive they were. They were an insight into how well I really knew and understood her.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
“It’s always the same to begin with,” I said. “I’m on the beach. The sand is hot, the sun is bearing down. It makes the sand look white, like snow.”
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
We kept white feathers before exams or doctors’ appointments. Black feathers, of course, were warnings. We knew these to be facts, as empirical as science.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
As if there weren’t enough problems on his plate, Mondriel had to go and stumble upon the biggest secret ever, didn’t he? The kind of secret that would turn the natural order of things on its head if it was leaked to a wider public.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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