Short Story

A short story is essentially a short prose of creative writing intended to captivate the reader into one single theme. Short Stories are regarded in the publishing world as fictional narratives. An author will often thrust the main character into trouble immediately, to capture the readers' interest. A sense of curiosity will gradually lead them through a variety of unforeseen circumstances until finally the story begins to unfold. The best short stories can have you in suspense right to the very end - before - revealing - the - outcome. To cut a long story short, they are an invented story to capture the readers' attention - quickly. Often illustrations are added to evoke a sense of mystical belief, especially in children's books.

  • Short Story

    A Short Story

    A short story is essentially a short prose of creative writing intended to captivate the reader into one single theme. To cut a long story short, they are an invented story to capture the readers’ attention—immediately. These brief fictional pieces of creative literature can transform the reader’s mood. Short Stories are regarded in the publishing world as fictional narratives. An author will often thrust the main character into trouble immediately, to capture the readers’ interest. A sense of curiosity will gradually lead them through a variety of unforeseen circumstances until finally, the story begins to unfold. The best short stories can have you in suspense right to the very end—before—revealing…

  • Little Rie And The Rosebuds short story, narrative of jumping to conclusions
    Narratives,  Short Story

    Little Rie And The Rosebuds

    Little Rie And The Rosebuds, a small blessing of joy, is plucked from harm on a cold and blustery evening. Soon she begins to flourish with a warm flush of contentment and love. Although a wild rosebud in need of nurturing must be handled with care, for there are many thorny spikes. Which can catch you unaware—a twist of a tale born from an act of kindness. There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant story, soon unfolds. An excellent tale for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences. The original short narrative is from a collection…

  • Charlotte a short story of friendship, book cover, free short story
    Love And Romance,  Short Story

    Charlotte

      Billy laughed, as he cycled about her on his bike, ‘You look nice.’ She smiled weakly from behind the collar of her coat. ‘You – gonna’ town?’ Emily just shook her head and gazed across the small village square where the sudden rush of excited school children had now evaporated into a sullen, still time of day. ‘Where yer goin’ then?’ She remained silent, not wanting to encourage the boy. ‘Me Da’s takin’ me,’ the boy started, then did a complete circle on his bike before stopping right in front of her, ‘On, Monday.’ ‘Is he?’ ‘Yes— Monday,’ he replied, looking a little confused. Emily, could not help feeling…

  • A Touch Of Love, short story, book, modern story
    Love And Romance

    A Sense Of Reasoning

    A tentative touch of love has stolen all sense of reasoning and, Joe finds himself struggling to accept reality. Has the relationship born from a tentative indication of compassion reached the end? Can Emily ever make the boy understand, or will Joe’s utterance of love change everything? A mere tentative touch can evoke a sense of reasoning.   A Sense Of Reasoning It wasn’t a mistake, she told herself. Things happen for a reason; he had given her so much, more than just his affections. She couldn’t allow him to think it had only been a mistake; without him, she would never have found herself. No – there was something…

  • By A Mere Accident, Book Cover
    Love And Romance,  Short Story

    By A Mere Accident

    By A Mere Accident – was first published in 1904 by the author E Nesbit, an English author and poet best known for her children’s books such as; The Railway Children, The Story Of The Treasure Seekers, and The Woodbegoods.  A consequential utterance caused by a mere accident could change his life forever. Although a questionable chance encounter leads to a dramatic change of events, this short story has a definite twist. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short but delightful tale. By A Mere Accident Her fresh, fair face…

  • The Kiss, short story book cover by Edith Nesbit
    Love And Romance

    The Kiss

    The Kiss – was first published in 1907 by the author E Nesbit, an English author and poet who is best known for her children’s books such as; The Railway Children, The Story Of The Treasure Seekers The Woodbegoods. This short story is ablaze with colour and intrigue – leaving you completely spellbound – deep in the heart of an English country garden. Although, The Kiss is not one of the authors’ better-known works, it can capture the pure essence of love in its purest of forms. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you…

  • A Touch Of Love

    A Touch Of Love

    A Touch Of Love is a short story by A I Moffat, who conjures up the innocence of a young boy who struggles to understand why reality should come in the way of his affections. Emily soon becomes increasingly concerned that she has made a dreadful mistake yet finds herself drawn to his innocence time and time again. Just a touch of love has awoken a child who lived in an imaginary world of his own, afraid of allowing his real depth to be exposed. An illustrated short story of intrigue which captures the imagination. We hope you enjoy a touch of love. ‘I’m not sure -’ she hesitated. The…