Read Short Stories For Free

Read short stories online for free, and publish your short story for free. At Storystar you will find nearly 14,000 free to read short stories and novels written in English by writers of all ages around the world. We have one of the world’s largest collections of short stories to read online, both fiction and true life stories, with short stories examples in every reading category, including famous short stories, short stories for kids, teens, and adults, and very short stories, all free to read online. Novels are free to read too! Whatever kind of story you are looking for, you will find it on Storystar.

Storystar is a growing online short story library, free for the whole family to enjoy. New stories by established and emerging short story writers, age six to ninety-six, are added to Storystar regularly. There are currently more than 5,000 short story writers from over 120 countries around the world who have published their short stories in English for readers of the world to read for free online. And the best short stories, from among the thousands of short stories added to Storystar, are selected to be featured on the front page of Storystar every day, week, and month. Each day, a Short Story Star of the Day is selected and featured at the top of the front page.

And every week five short story writer’s best stories are featured in the categories of Fiction and True Life stories, and in three age categories of short stories for kids, teens, and adults. (Note that the ‘adult’ category is an age category of the writer, not a ‘maturity’ category. Storystar is a family friendly site with no ‘smut’ allowed, so it is a safe place for readers of all ages.)

Short story readers and writers will find much to love about Storystar. Besides being totally free for everyone, Storystar also provides rewards to readers and writers who become free members. Free members earn points for participating on Storystar by rating, nominating, and commenting on the short stories and novels they read.

Writers also earn points whenever their stories are highly rated, nominated, commented on, or featured as the short story of the day, one of the short stories of the week, or if they are featured as the short story writer of the month.

Those who earn points can use them to purchase short story anthologies, or to promote their stories by pinning them to the top of the page in a variety of popular short story theme and subject categories, where they can be seen first by readers who are looking for short stories to read. Participation points can also be gifted to other Storystar members, or may be purchased by those who don’t want to take the time and actions necessary to earn them.

Of course we’re biased, but we think Storystar has the best collection of short stories to read online, with many of the greatest short stories ever written, by some of the world’s best short story writers. Discover the best place to read short stories online, publish your own short story, and share your favorite short stories with your friends and family. Visit today.

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