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A Change of Plans (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

Severus Snape and Minerva McGonagall seem to have nothing in common. But a chance meeting leads to an unlikely liaison between these two prickly characters and changes the course of the wizarding war.

Winner...


Love is a Perfect Place

by Michael Graeme

A short story by Michael Graeme - a twenty minute read: He scooped some water up and drank. It astonished him. It tasted like he imagined the most perfect water should taste, but it was a sensation spoiled by...

Dreaming of You

by RK Moore

It's natural for people to dream about sexy strangers. But what if that stranger appears in numerous dreams? And what if that same stranger turns out to be real? Dreaming of You is a short romantic tale about...

Hunter's Moon

by M.A Koontz

When a young boy encounter strange creatures in his village that no one wants to talk about his curiosity goes wild with superstition. Desperate for answered he goes to grandmother hoping to put his mind at...

The Lemonade Stand

by J.T. Warren

The virus is spreading across the world and mankind's days are numbered, but for one little girl, this is the perfect time to sell her lemonade. The man she encounters reminds her of her father, but this man...

Sable's Haircut

by Jenue Brosinski

Chapter 4 of "Land of Balloons". Yara makes it to first grade. She loses Joey. She enjoys Halloween. Sable finds courage and together mother and daughter bond through a horrific experience.

The Unperfected Teen

by Jessica Urahara

She wants her mom and dad to think that she is perfect, all they do is scream and shout at each other and her, and it hurts her, but what if? What if all it takes is one night for her to realise that it doesn't...

What You Never Read In The History Books

by Ray Daley

They say history is written by the winners. When it comes down to it, what do you REALLY know about historical characters other than what is written down? Caution! Contains some swearing.

Hungry For Love

by Ray Weeks

"Hungry For Love" is a story about Brian and Aubrey. They are very much in love. They are also living in a world where the dead walk, and loving someone doesn't work quite the way it used to.

Chick Magnet

by Kurt Ulmer

Being a chick magnet is fine as long as it doesn't get you into trouble. Albert had some serious explaining to do as things went awry.

The Choices

by Michael Graeme

A fifteen minute read: I am sitting here in the lounge-bar of the McKinley Arms Hotel, by the shores of Loch Lomond, and I am staring out into the twilight at my choices. I have been this way before many times...

THE RUMORS SWIRLING ABOUT JAMES PATTERSON

by Stefano Boscutti

Do you remember your first day on the job?

Engaging writer's first day on the job at James Patterson, Inc. He wants to make a good impression but it's not going to be as easy as he thought. If only he didn't...

The Goodbye

by Jan Gordon

A story of love and life, of war and loss, and of longing and need. This short story is made up of sixteen drabbles. A drabble is a story written in exactly one hundred words, not including the title, and cannot...

The Adventures of Jenny

by FilipinaMestiza

Jenny is best friends with Annabelle Horan. What Annabelle doesn't know is that Jenny has huge thing for her older brother Niall. What happens when Jenny finally gets the courage to do something about her situation?...

Guns Don't Kill People...My Uncle Does (A Varied Collection of Short-stories Geared For A Man)

by Carla René

These short-stories vary from ghost, to horror, to military in nature, and are just perfect for the man with the short attention-spa...hey, a cookie! When a mysterious illness attacks a community and the military...

Deadly Allure (sample)

by Appolina Gray

Leon, a rich young man, is at a nightclub with his superficial friends when he encounters the beautiful, exotic Meredith. Taking his chances, he uses his wealth and arrogance to get to know her. After booking...

THE TRUE STORIES

by Ayatullah Dastghaib Shirazi - XKP

Very Short but true compilation of stories like A FAITHLESS STUDENT OF FUZAIL, WISDOM BEHIND DREAMS IS THE TESTIFICATION OF MESSENGERS, SEIZING OF SOUL WITH PUNISHMENT, A FRIGHTENING FACE, SA’AD AND THE SANDWICHING...

The Fifth Lost Tale of Mercia: Alfgifu the Orphan

by Jayden Woods

In the wildest Lost Tale yet, we jump to the year 1014. Alfgifu of Northampton joins forces with Canute, the new and young king of the Vikings. Alfgifu believes that her father was murdered in cold blood by...

The Sixth Lost Tale of Mercia: Hastings the Hearth Companion

by Jayden Woods

A royal hearth companion named Hastings fights on the front lines of battle for duty and the Golden Cross, but he entertains unrealistic notions of how his mistress, Aetheling Aydith, might reward him. “The...

Today's the day

by Clare Tanner

Life can be cruel, but help can come from unexpected places, at the most surprising times. We learn the most from the things that go wrong in life.