Short Stories

Short stories are works of brief narrative prose, which usually focus on a limited number of characters and a single, decisive plot incident. Significantly shorter and more compact than novels, short stories leave the reader with a snapshot or slice of life.

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

PauloCoelho
1 page, updated Dec 12, 2014
This story comes from a special edition of Paulo Coelho's Christmas Stories.  The stories speak to the joy, generosity, humility and the small-yet-large miracles that ... read more
3,774 reads votes 119 comments 29
All is Bright

All is Bright

SarahPekkanen
8 pages, updated Dec 12, 2014PGCompleted
Thirty-year-old Elise Andrews couldn’t bring herself to marry Griffin, her childhood friend-turned-sweetheart, so she let him walk away. Eight months after their break-up, ... read more
3,514 reads votes 63 comments 33
The Girl He Left Behind.

The Girl He Left Behind.

TheUJelly_
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014PG-13Video
Stacey Williams had always loved Axel Teller. But he had paid her no mind. She wanted more than the meaningless flings they had. She wanted her love to be return... read more
4,912 reads votes 437 comments 79
Breakup Formula

Breakup Formula

hepburnettes
14 parts / 44 pages, updated Jul 08, 2014PG-13VideoPicturesCompleted
" this is the story of how you unbroke my heart and we were happy until one day I forgot about you forever "
2,385,082 reads votes 71,968 comments 22,845
stalker

stalker

Dorky_Vampire
1 page, updated Dec 11, 2014Pictures
"hello?" "i'm watching you" © jyr sudario. [STEAL THIS STORY I'LL KILL YOU] [#16 short story december 12,2014] [ #6 in short story december 17,2014] [#4 short story december 18,2014]
3,725 reads votes 191 comments 76
Late Nights & Pillow Fights

Late Nights & Pillow Fights

IziKing
5 parts / 10 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG-13
The end of the year is two weeks away, which means it's time for the final project. Baby Project 2.0 Not only will two students need to raise a baby togeth... read more
63,972 reads votes 2,518 comments 401
Freak

Freak

StevenClapp
2 pages, updated Aug 18, 2012PGCompleted
A short story about the ugly in us all.
317,886 reads votes 3,675 comments 2,980
atlas. (completed)

atlas. (completed)

myheartsmistake
28 parts / 5 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014Completed
we met when we were 16. at 42, i still miss you.
74,243 reads votes 7,206 comments 796
Deck The Halls

Deck The Halls

TheUJelly_
3 parts / 1 page, updated Dec 12, 2014VideoPictures
Chrissy Johnson is a perfectionist. She is Queen Bee of Westbrook High, reigning winner of the cheer-leading championships and is going to be Prom Queen even if it kills... read more
11,193 reads votes 706 comments 106
touched

touched

flawed-
58 parts / 7 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG-13
every night you held me. making me feel disgusting, because you were the s e c o n d to touch me. (COVER CREDS TO @VIBRANCY) © 2014 flawed- (lowercase intended for stylistic purposes.)
61,033 reads votes 3,676 comments 207
Red Riding Hood BxM

Red Riding Hood BxM

Shifting2wolf
8 parts / 17 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG-13
When Jack is blamed for the wolf attacks and becomes the target of his narrow-minded village, he decides to take Fate in his own hands. Hiding beneath his hood, his only hope is finding the Witch of the Wilds...before the wolves find him.
4,018 reads votes 469 comments 72
You Have ONE New Message

You Have ONE New Message

SarahGeorge89
145 parts / 88 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014PG-13
When Anah Miller, agony aunt to the whole of Hastings Academy, replies to Clueless and Useless' e-mail about his unrequited love, little does she know that's she... read more
152,234 reads votes 5,425 comments 761
anonymous

anonymous

tilmorning
108 parts / 21 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG-13Completed
Where a girl receives messages from an anonymous passerby who wants to show her the world. © tilmorning.
2,765,923 reads votes 67,617 comments 7,160
trains

trains

tilmorning
20 parts / 3 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014
Where a boy doesn't know the meaning of 'stop', meets a girl who shows him how to end the chase. A spin-off to 'anonymous'. *Contains spoilers. © tilmorning.
48,685 reads votes 3,740 comments 216
Utopia

Utopia

bateaux
56 parts / 34 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014PG-13
the story of when lydia snow, a girl who battled perfection, met jack winter, a boy who believed perfection was impossible. [ c o p y r i g h t © w i l l a i v y 2 0 1 4 ]
460,929 reads votes 14,825 comments 1,894
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Historical Fiction Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction are stories that take place in the past. They are different from time travel stories, as they do not include any Fantastical Elements and deal with the lives and plots of characters who lived many years ago as the author imagines those times to be! Historical Fiction may take place during extraordinary historical events, but it doesn't have to. Historical Fiction can cover any period of time that would be considered the past. This is a new category on Wattpad, put up bec...