Short Story - General


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Short Story - General

:closed_book: :green_book: :computer: The place for General Fiction. In addition, any story that doesn’t seem to fit in the other threads, or if your not sure of where to put it, it can go here. This is also a good place for those collections / anthologies that have multiple genres. :open_book: :writingwin: :memo:


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Flashing Thomas Weekly
A Series of Short Stories

TATTOOS IN CAPTIVITY


MAJOR MOTOKO


The Kindness of T.O.P.


FORTITUDE


THE MAGE’S TOUCH


St. Charles & the Children From the Sun


The Race


SELECTIVE JUSTICE


Mother Earth

Need I say anything more?


Flashing Thomas Weekly
A Series of Short Stories

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READ THE ORPHAN

The Orphan is about a young and vulnerable teen girl that lived a sheltered life in the late 1800s with an evil aunt that wants her to marry a prominent and abusive older man. She experiences tons of emotions and is forced to complete domestic duties every day in order to have a place to live.


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FREE BIRD
https://www.wattpad.com/story/174272051-free-bird-one-shot

Sorrow. Despair. Fear. Hope. Redemption. Freedom. A short story about a great loss and its consequences.


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A collection of plot twists.
https://www.wattpad.com/story/179543369-a-hundred-words-are-worth-a-picture


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Waiting for Snowflakes is a collection of inspirational and motivational stories about human nature that all work together to show how the world works and how we see each other as people. It currently contains eight stories:

  1. Watermelon Juice
  2. Voices
  3. Searching
  4. The Angel on the Corner
  5. The Cat from the Fog
  6. Breaking Open the Box
  7. The Thief
  8. The Clock Strikes Twelve

https://www.wattpad.com/user/WanderingWillower


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Short Breaks

Blurb : A collection of short stories from various prompts (mainly from #weekendwritein).

Table of Contents:

List – (Horror/Mystery/Thriller) What happens when a guy finds a list… with his name on it?

The Editor – (General) There’s always that one editor that likes to edit first.

Day at the Office – (SciFi) Something interesting happened on a Friday afternoon.

Ping – (General) Being transparent.

Link : https://www.wattpad.com/story/180208482-short-breaks

Genre : Short Story

Rating : Unrated, as of yet.


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https://www.wattpad.com/story/170697245-christmas-pancakes

Growing up, Sandra had always loved the special pancakes her mother made every Christmas morning. Some of her most cherished childhood and young adult memories came from those meals. Those times became even more important to her after losing her parents in a tragic accident. Years later, the newly married Sandra decides it’s time to begin the pancake tradition with her own family. Thus, early Christmas morning she sets out to prepare that special breakfast. However, as old memories flooded back and kitchen mishaps piled up, Sandra soon discovers that it was more than pancakes that made that tradition special.


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Dreams of Doemare: Short Story Collection

A collection of stories of different genres perfect for little escapes, mostly readable in under 10 minutes. Now including a contents page with one-sentence summaries for those of you unsure where to begin.



Need a super short story for a micro-break? Or maybe an easy binge? Check out these collections of 50-word stories, Pocket-Sized #1 (complete) and its continuation Pocket-Sized #2!


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The Dark Side of the Hedge [Short Story]
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What we all wait to know, lurking beyond the dark side of the hedge.
. . . Philosophically in life she sought answers–in death there were no questions. . . . .
A short and comforting tale of the End.
Read it here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/52132620-the-dark-side-of-the-hedge

Winter Angel


On the outskirts of a small town in Canada, there had been several inexplicable sightings of what can only be described as an "angel." On each occasion, the witnesses had been exclusively females. Their reporting of the apparition had been perplexing to authorities. Out of a "bright light" in the forest, the women reported, would step a "beautiful young woman." Seen to be simply dressed and without coat or gloves in the cold of winter.The phenomenon would not go away nor be restricted to Canada as the reporting spread across an unfathomable distance and with impressive consequences.

Read this wintry tale here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/95584192-celestial-messenger

Aurora (A Soldier’s diary)
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A chilling four-day diary left on a soldier’s cell phone tells a tale which pushes the boundaries of our understanding of the human heart. What nineteen-year-old private Harmon was to learn about the powers of desire in the last moments of his life is a lesson for all of us. For he was to experience the rarefied gift that what we will eventually see is that which we desire most.

Read this story here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/114198548-aurora


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A collection of short stories. Most of them I wrote for school at some point. A few of them were just for fun. All random topics. Hope you enjoy! :slight_smile:


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Title: The Candlestick Maker
Description: It was dark. Anna and Matthew didn’t see the ice on the road until it was too late. Now Anna is in a strange place with a strange man who has several arms protruding from his back.
Link: https://www.wattpad.com/story/179151209-the-candlestick-maker
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