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dystopian story of a security risk at an unnamed airport.
By Jack Goodwin
Had a an odd burst of inspiration and decided to write some part of a story. 2 hours later I feel quite pleased with myself. Not for the faint-hearted. Just an opening to a potential novel.
Short Story | Updated Aug 6, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Madhu Baglari
This is my entry for StoryHeart's contest.
Ileana George, who had always felt for her bestfriend was extremely happy that her love finally proposed to her on her birthday. However, her happiness was shortlived. Destiny snatched away her happiness and did such a thing that left her...
By Ashley Pink
Agnes is a housewife. She lives with her husband and her 7-year-old daughter, Elena.
One day, she wakes up at 9 in the morning as usual. As she is doing her housework (her usual routines as she puts it), she gets a phone call from her husband who tells her that Elena is missing....
Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Georgina V Solly
What the heavy rain and the spades revealed.
Short Story | Updated Mar 30, 2014 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
What secrets can an abandoned house keep? This is incomplete.
Short Story | Updated Mar 23, 2014 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Niall Anthony
A young boy is out with his friends, playing Dodgeball and enjoying the sun until something happens that makes it a day for him to remember.
Berkeley Institute for Psychiatric Help and Rehabilitation has earned the newest member of its mental family. The only problem being, she may not be as insane as they say she is. Syrenne Cunningham is shipped off to Berkeley after doctors claim she attempted suicide. Now, trapped within the...
Once a high-class pageant girl, Saoirse McKinley is trying as hard as she can to leave that part of her past behind her. Permanently. Remaking herself into a punk queen, she starts a band and hits the streets. But in an odd twist of events, she has to condsider returning to the life she wants to...
She awakes. Shes not supposed to be alive, shes not supposed to be dead either. Could I have made a mistake?
Short Story | Updated Jan 8, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
By Federick Pisuto
Every 128 years, during Spring in Sri Lanka, the four species of Mynas (birds) migrate closer to the centre of the country. The 4 species either come from the north, east, south or west. When they come
Hannah is just like any other little girl. She loves to color and play dress up. She also has a imaginary friend. His name is Oliver. Hannah talks about Oliver constantly and her mother thinks it is adorable. But she is about to get the shock of her life as she gets to meet her daughter's best...
Short Story | Updated Aug 12, 2013 | Reads: 141 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
There are two types of people; the superstitious and those who believe superstitions are all useless fairy tales. As we age, most of us tend more towards pretenses of logic and reason that magic and fantasy. Unfortunately for most of us then, fact is impartial...
By Cody Williams
"Mortality" is a short story about a man and his thirst for life.
By Tin Le
* This story contains a lot of extreme gore and disturbance. A serious consideration is required before reading.
â€œTo lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.â€
â€• Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest