Short Stories

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These are original short stories and English prose written by authors from all over the globe. This volume aims to expose readers and publishers to the beautiful works of member writers. The stories are on a variety of topics such as humor, love, science fiction, history, and beyond. We hope that you can help determine which short stories and authors are the most notable, and, which writings reach the highest quality of literature. If you are a publisher and like the works of these authors, please contact them using our Writerly Words interface.

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Member Short Stories

Family Planning
by Nam Raj Khatri
Entry of a Soul Lover
by Ibidun O.
Losing Youth
by Brandon Connor
by Omar Mohamed
Mortified pride
by Athena Feex
by Mustofa Munir
by TNoya Lowe
by Andrew Wray
A Day 100 Years from Now
by Brian Sluga
Lilli's Adventure Trip
by Zaina Khwaja
A Day A 100 Years From now
by Mary Gbenro
The journey of a hundred years
by Al-Hassan Jimoh
A Day 100 years from Now.
by Virginia Waters
Under the Sun
by Aska Makori
Long lost home
by Alishah Ali
by Nebechi Grace Ezennaya
A Journey from Humans to Worms:
by Paghunda Zahid
The one last chance
by susmita bhaumik
Goddess amongst Mortals
by Laura Byrne
A Long night
by Nam Raj Khatri
A 100 years from now.
by Florence Ezekiel
Unrequited love
by Florence Ezekiel
His Badass
by Jessie Bonful
The Natives
by Oluchi Idaboh
A Day 100 Years From Now
by Oluchi Idaboh

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