no time to read novels? try these bite-size single short stories

Sometimes you need a quick fix to satisfy your fiction addiction! Here, you can download a single short story to read at home, work or while on the move.

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The Lie in Your Mind's Eye

- James R. Womack - Single Short Stories

Giant Dreams and Dragons

- James R. Womack - Single Short Stories

One Loss (inspired by a true story)

- Jason Wu - Single Short Stories

13 Names on a Dead Man's Chest (Crime)

- Amaris Ricci - Single Short Stories

Born of Nerynth (Horror/Supernatural)

- Amaris Ricci - Single Short Stories

A One Night Bushcamping Spot

- Peter C Byrnes - Single Short Stories

Penelope Bushtail (CH)

- Enez Ensenia - Single Short Stories

Sourpuss Longbottom (CH)

- Enez Ensenia - Single Short Stories

If I Had a Sister Like You

- Nazma - Single Short Stories

I'm Not My Mother

- Dean Caldwell - Single Short Stories

Strangers Quest (Fantasy)

- Benjamin Wallin - Single Short Stories

Betrayal (Romance)

- Nhora Sibotshwa - Single Short Stories

Ginger: The hybrid Sasquatch

- Hal Hickton - Single Short Stories

The Hunter

- Letrisha Mouton - Single Short Stories

Trick or Treat (Horror)

- Abel Nobel - Single Short Stories

The Brainwash Assassin (Crime)

- John Arthur - Single Short Stories

See the Amalfi Coast

- Frances M. Thompson - Single Short Stories

Shadows

- Ai Tse Ying - Single Short Stories

Bonds

- Ai Tse Ying - Single Short Stories

The Temple of Mars (Sci-Fi)

- Wayne Ellis - Single Short Stories
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On a book diet? Try these free short stories and lose a few words!

When time is short, choose a short! When you are travelling to work, college, school, or going on vacation reaing a short story is the ideal way to pass the time. You could be a passenger in a car, train or plane. Wherever you are or however you travel (although don't read while riding a bike!) all you have to do is log in to obooko, select the single shorts category and take a browse. Download a few short stories online direct to your laptop, tablet or phone, and start reading!

Of course, you don't have to be on the move: when you are at home, taking a break at work, or on vacation; a quick read will keep you perfectly entertained for a few minutes or more. Free short stories for your free time!