Hello and welcome! This page exists to offer you new things to read — short stories, even shorter stories (flash fiction), and maybe some excerpts of longer works eventually. Discussion which doesn’t directly advance that goal is collapsed under these buttons, so it’s not in your way unless you want it to be:
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Stories about Youth
In the industry’s terms, YA (young adult) and MG (middle grade) fiction — two categories which many adults enjoy.
A ninth-grade girl gets in trouble in history class, gets angry at the teacher’s pet, and misses the school bus home. A very short story (flash fiction).
A seventh grade boy, a precocious artist, draws portraits of his family. Then he draws his sister’s best friend, when she doesn’t know he’s doing it, and that’s trouble. A short story.
For a seventh grade boy, the last few days of the school year don’t turn out as he had hoped. A very short story (flash fiction).
Stories about Adults
See also “Stories about Seniors” below.
In the dystopian but still familiar near future, a divorced man’s hopes die in a barber shop. A very short story (flash fiction).
A man’s dream causes him to wonder if certain things are as they appear. Gently dystopian. A very short story (flash fiction).
An awkward early-morning scene on a man’s front porch causes a woman to reflect on what she really wants for her life. A short story.
Stories about Seniors
A widower writes his deceased wife a letter for Valentine’s Day. A short story.
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