80 Best Short Story Blogs and Websites For Short Story Writers and Readers

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Here are 80 Best Short Story Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Bedtime Short Stories Blog

Bedtime Short Stories Blog Bedtimeshortstories.com presents to you an amazing collection of really short bedtime stories, short fiction stories for kids, short bedtime stories for girls, funny short bedtime stories, and more. Make Bedtime even more fun for your child with hundreds of children short stories online, short stories for baby and short children bedtime stories.
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7.2K 6 posts / year Get Email Contact

2. 50-Word Stories

50-Word Stories Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
A new story is posted to 50-Word Stories every weekday. Every story is exactly 50 words long! You can submit your own stories to be featured on the website, or enter themed contests to win books or ebooks, discounts from the Store, or other fun prizes. This our blog and get involved!
1.3K 1.4K 10 posts / week Get Email Contact

3. One Story Blog

One Story Blog Brooklyn, New York, US
One Story is a literary magazine that contains, simply, one story. Approximately every three-four weeks, subscribers are sent One Story in the mail. One Story is available only by subscription.
9.8K 36.1K 2.4K 20 posts / year Get Email Contact

4. American Short Fiction

American Short Fiction Austin, Texas, US
American Short Fiction selects and publishes short stories, short shorts, novellas, and novel excerpts by established and super new writers. It is their goal to discover and publish the best fiction they possibly can-stories that dive into the wreck, that stretch the reader between recognition and surprise, that conjure a particular world with delicate expertise-stories that take a different way home.
6.6K 13.4K 2.1K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

5. FICTION on the WEB short stories

FICTION on the WEB short stories London, England, UK
Short stories hand-picked from authors around the world. Submissions accepted. Humour, crime, sci-fi, fantasy, horror and everyday life. Also, lots of resources and opportunities for budding authors, and lots, lots more.
230 1.4K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

6. Universal Stories

Universal Stories Welcome to Universal Stories , your number one source for all universal stories and more. We're dedicated to providing you the very best of collection of stories , with an emphasis on creating the best place for read ever kind of stories in same place with good literacy. And we are hoping to make peoples lives better with our inspirational stories.
1 post / month Get Email Contact

7. Short-Story.Me

Short-Story.Me Free to read short stories: crime, mystery, science fiction, romance, horror, fantasy and more. Best collection of short stories on the internet grows daily. Short-Story.Me! has been publishing short stories online since 2009. It is a FREE service for both writers and readers
4 posts / month Get Email Contact

8. Asymptote Journal Blog » short stories

Asymptote Journal Blog » short stories Singapore, Singapore
Discover translated gem of short stories from around the world. Winner of the 2015 London Book Fair's International Literary Translation Initiative Award, Asymptote is the premier site for world literature in translation.
40.8K 22.1K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

9. Swati's Journal | Short stories and Articles

Swati's Journal | Short stories and Articles Gujarat, India
This is a web publication written in English, Hindi and Gujarati. Short stories, Poetry, Motivational Articles written by Freelance writer from India.
6.3K 1.6K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

10. Short Stories 4 Kids

Short Stories 4 Kids Short Stories for Kids blog has many short stories, which are classified under four main headings Bedtime Stories, Fairy Tales, Moral Stories and Scary stories. Each and every Short Stories has many colorful and attractive pictures. These short stories are very easy for kids to read and understand.
877 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

11. The New Yorker » Fiction

The New Yorker » Fiction New York City, New York, US
A collection of articles about Fiction from The New Yorker, including news, in-depth reporting, commentary, and analysis. A weekly magazine with a signature mix of reporting on national and international politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and cultural reviews and criticism.
4.4M 9M 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

12. Lightspeed Magazine

Lightspeed Magazine Lightspeed is a digital science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF-and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales. In each issue, you will find eight pieces of short fiction from a variety of authors - from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet.
7.6K 35.7K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

13. Flash Fiction Magazine

Flash Fiction Magazine San Francisco, California, US
We publish one flash fiction story a day. Flash fiction stories are 1000 words or less. Visit our site to read a variety of stories.
4K 16.7K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

14. Tor.com

Tor.com New York City, New York, US
Tor.com is an online magazine and community site that covers science fiction, fantasy, and all the many related subjects that interest us as readers. We regularly publish new original short fiction from voices both new and legendary, as well as daily commentary on science fiction, fantasy, and related subjects from a wide range of writers from all corners of the field.
5.4K 2K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

15. The Short Mystery Fiction Society Blog

The Short Mystery Fiction Society Blog From the group keeping mystery & crime stories in the public eye since 1996
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1.3K 5 posts / day Get Email Contact

16. Apex Magazine » Short Fiction

 Apex Magazine » Short Fiction Explore Short Fiction from Apex Magazine. Apex Magazine is a genre zine that focuses on dark and spectacular science fiction, fantasy, and horror. New issues are released every two months.
11.3K 27K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

17. Fictive Dream

Fictive Dream London, England, UK
Fictive Dream is an online magazine dedicated to the short story. Your stories may be on any subject. They may be challenging, dramatic, playful, exhilarating or cryptic. Above all, they must be well-crafted and compelling.
916 7.9K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

18. Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve Pune, Maharashtra, India
Hi, I'm Vikram Waman Karve. A creative person with a zest for life. This blog is a Gallimaufry of my academic and creative writing - fiction, short stories, articles, musings, book reviews, technology, management, philosophy, self-help, food, travel, health, inspirational and academic writing.
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12.7K 5 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

19. Something Is Going To Happen

Something Is Going To Happen New York City, New York, US
The editor of EQMM and guests blog about suspense, short stories, and the mystery-fiction scene. Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine is the world's longest running magazine of short mystery fiction. Founded in 1941, in digest size, the magazine remains available in print and has expanded to include many electronic formats.
3.3K 2.9K 1 post / week May 2012 Get Email Contact

20. Fairlight Books » Short Stories

Fairlight Books » Short Stories Oxford, England, UK
Explore our published and about to be published short stories. A brand new publishing house set up to showcase a limited number of exceptional writers each year. With a specific focus on quality rather than quantity, we will publish contemporary adult literary fiction.
990 7K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

21. Short Fiction Break

Short Fiction Break The stories published at Short Fiction Break are truly short, fewer than 2,500 words. These five- to ten-minute reads provide a breath of fresh air in a busy day. They are easily read during a lunch break, at a bus stop, or even while waiting in line at the grocery store. Short Fiction Break publishes new stories three to five times each week. Short Fiction Break is an innovative online literary magazine for people who love reading and writing great fiction and short stories.
2 posts / week Get Email Contact

22. The Casket of Fictional Delights

The Casket of Fictional Delights London, England, UK
The Casket of Fictional Delights is where you can find new & original short stories & flash fiction to intrigue, amuse & maybe provoke. And a collection of interesting & beautiful brooches.
264 1.2K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

23. Short Story Book Club

Short Story Book Club Baltimore, Maryland, US
Short Story Book Club aims to advance the genre of short stories by making them more accessible. Founded by professionals in communications, education, and publishing, Short Story Book Club staff have extensive experience in identifying and developing short stories for a wide range of audiences.
765 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

24. The Caffables

The Caffables India
Hi there fellow visitor, happy to have you here. My neverland is a place where stories are born and I am glad that I could share this experience with you.
528 34 221 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

25. Short Story Reader Blog

Short Story Reader Blog Athens, Georgia, US
A blog about good stories on the Web and other reading
1 post / month Get Email Contact

26. Tiny Tales

Tiny Tales Here you will find short fiction stories, a few poems, and the occasional musing. I have a love for fantasy, the unexpected and the evocative, and a desire to find and tell what it is that makes us human.
123 1 post / day Get Email Contact

27. I. M. Perrin Story Press

I. M. Perrin Story Press London, England, UK
My name is Ian. I am a literary type, a rabid reader, and have been a writer of fiction for the best part of eight years. Here, I plan to share stories as I write them, both as an encouragement for me to keep writing, and, hopefully, to enrich somebody's day
210 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

28. Short Stories to Entertain

Short Stories to Entertain UK
The purpose here is to provide FLASH reading. Short stories to stimulate and enjoy. I have been writing for many years. It is now time to share. Hopefully share in a way to make you happy. In a way that conserves time in our busy world. Scroll through the posts and select something you fancy. The Blog is new and evolving. Look out for new posts. Don't miss out.
1 post / week Get Email Contact

29. MysticTalesTintin

MysticTalesTintin India
When imagination meets reality, sparks fly. A whole new dimension is created. A beauty that knows no bound.
11 posts / year Jan 2018 Get Email Contact

30. Entertainment Formula

Entertainment Formula India
Entertainment Formula is a blog in which you can read short stories in all genres. All our Entertainment is yours
1 post / year Get Email Contact

31. Who Tells Your Story

Who Tells Your Story Bristol, England, UK
Who Tells Your Story is a personal story/ essay blog written by Bita Taghavi-Stevens. From finding a dead fox in your garden to phone addiction, these stories are both instantly relatable and compelling.
135 5 posts / year Get Email Contact

32. The fragrant cloud

The fragrant cloud Follow to get updates from The fragrant cloud.
2 posts / month Apr 2020 Get Email Contact

33. Yash Soni

Yash Soni India
Hey there! I'm Yash. On this blog, you'll find my short stories, Flash Fictions and poetries.
1 post / day May 2018 Get Email Contact


A BLIND WORLD A murder down the street makes a reclusive, but devoted to his newfound venture, journalist-turned-radio mechanic go through an introspective series of thoughts about the society, an universe of loneliness, uncharted and nostalgic feelings, negativity and a recurring past.
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35. Every Writer - Short Stories

Every Writer - Short Stories EWR: Short Stories is a site of short stories from authors old and new.
3K 12.1K 3 posts / year Get Email Contact

36. Stories Space

Stories Space South Africa
Stories Space is a free web site where you can read, vote and comment on stories or publish your own fiction.
242 1.7K Get Email Contact

37. THRESHOLDS | Home of the international short story forum

THRESHOLDS | Home of the international short story forum UK
International Short Story Forum. We welcome submissions of academic and creative discussions on any short story topic. All readers and writers are welcome!
4.4K 118 Get Email Contact

38. The Short Story: home to short fiction

The Short Story: home to short fiction London, England, UK
Delve into the world of short fiction by exploring The Short Story, a website with a passion for examining and promoting all forms of short prose fiction.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact

39. Scrambled Gregs

Scrambled Gregs Beacon, New York, US
Greg writes about all sorts of personal stories: travel, sex, insecurity, public humiliation, childhood trauma, getting sober, and interesting encounters with odd people in unlikely circumstances.
9.4K 1.5K 7 posts / year Get Email Contact

40. Morning Coffee Beans

Morning Coffee Beans Marion, Virginia, US
I'm a retired nurse with a degree in Health Education. I've set up health programs to promote healthy living in business, schools and churches.
10 32 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

41. Charmed Chaos - Short Story

Charmed Chaos - Short Story US
Musings on Life, Love, and Linguini. osts about Short Story written by charmedchaos12.
4.4K 1 post / year Get Email Contact

42. James Kirst Short Story and Novel Blog

James Kirst Short Story and Novel Blog Washington, US
The Short Story Emporium and Creativity Outlet. As an avid fan of mystery both in fiction and in real life, he has done extensive research into police procedurals, the machinations of detective work, and life as a private investigator.
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43. Reading the Short Story

Reading the Short Story Thoughts on reading and studying the short story by a guy who's read and written about a lot of short stories.
204 Get Email Contact

44. Very Short Fiction | Short Story Blog

Very Short Fiction | Short Story Blog Los Angeles, California, US
A variety of blood-soaked, feverish streams of consciousness in the form of #shortstories and #flashfiction.
30 Get Email Contact

45. Vishy's Blog » Short Stories

Vishy's Blog » Short Stories The section features book reviews of the short stories and flash fictions the author has read.
7 posts / year Get Email Contact

46. wake up and smell the humans

wake up and smell the humans Hi, and welcome to my blog. I'll be upfront here and confess that I haven't got much of a clue about what's really going on in this world but I am, like many of us, a very curious animal. I endeavor to be well informed, so I observe the world and read a lot. Then I get up at 4.22 am and write. Lately, I have been finding that writing fiction is working well for my sanity. I start in the dark and before you know it the sun's up and everything's groovy.
75 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

47. Romoma Series

Romoma Series Ghana
If you love contemporary romance, you will feel right at home here. Romoma Series is created to inspire, entertain and enlighten you to get writing and enjoy it while doing so.
219 20 933 Get Email Contact

48. JAMES FIELD - Blog

JAMES FIELD - Blog James is no ordinary man: he has a playfully creative imagination that runs at epic levels. If you enjoy Sci fi novels by Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, and Roald Dahl, then you'll love my books of tongue-in-cheek fun.
3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

49. Susie's Sentences

Susie's Sentences Susie Clevenger is an author, poet, and amateur photographer. She was first published at the age of fifteen in Missouri Youth Write. Her work has been featured in, The Creative Nexus, Poetry & Prose Magazine, The Brinks Gallery, The Global Twitter Community Poetry Project, Journey of the Heart, and Poetry As A Spiritual Practice.
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50. Middle Earth Diaries

Middle Earth Diaries Munich, Bayern, Germany
Keep up with articles from Middle Earth Diaries.
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51. Hemant R Joshi

Hemant R Joshi Seattle, Washington, US
Hey there! This is Hemant. On this website, you'll find my short stories and essays. I write short stories to explore how the world is changing because of technology. I also write essays exploring how technology is changing lives at a macro level. I've published one book Digital Nervous Breakdown, which is available online. The book was my first ever attempt at writing fiction for publishing, so getting it published felt like a dream.
232 329 2 posts / year Get Email Contact

52. Flamation Studios

Flamation Studios Lagos, Nigeria
The Flaming Blog encourages readers to read more by introducing them to stories that keep them in suspense and stories they can relate to. We also welcome readers to try and predict what may happen next! It's a division of Flamation Studios, an entertainment company run by Anthonia Nicol
1.5K 200 Dec 2020 Get Email Contact

53. Pam's Literature

Pam's Literature I write historical fiction which means I try to research a topic from the past and then I spin my own fictional story. Sometimes a true person shows up in the story. That character would be portrayed as he/she is currently portrayed in historical references...nothing more and nothing less.
3 posts / year Dec 2018 Get Email Contact

54. Untold Fiction Stories

Untold Fiction Stories This is a blog of Untold Fiction Stories by Gunjan Singh Khandpur. He writes flash fiction, short stories and takes up free lance creative writing.
Mar 2017 Get Email Contact

55. Reddish_Space

Reddish_Space Reddish_Space is a safe space created to inspire people with short stories, and beautiful pictures.
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THE INNER MINDS Fun.Communicative.Interactive
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57. Sanshal's fics

Sanshal's fics Want a li'l escape from reality? Read an original story and get lost in a different world for a few peaceful minutes.Chapters are updated every week. 🙂
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GYANRANJAN Odisha, India
A collection of Short Stories - Poems Travelogues by Gyanranjan Mallik
2 posts / year Get Email Contact

59. The Writers' Network

The Writers' Network Writers Network(WN) is an online platform which provides information, resources and opportunities for anyone involved in or interested in sharing a story, whether they are an author, freelance writer, artist, or just want to share anything.
33 60 Jun 2016 Get Email Contact

60. A Tapestry of Mumbles

A Tapestry of Mumbles A mixture of flash fiction.
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61. Time Traveler's Tales

Time Traveler's Tales Welcome to my first ever blog something which has been on my wish-list for long...long enough! This is my own little corner in the internet, more like the diary where I can scribble all my thoughts.
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62. Shamim's Personal Blog | Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Shamim's Personal Blog | Zindagi Gulzar Hai I am Shamim and I welcome you to my first ever writers' blog. I am super excited and would love to share this excitement with all of you.I will be presenting short stories under the category 'Morning cuppa'. The stories are nothing but a slice of life. They showcase my observations and interpretations of situations we encounter everyday in our lives.
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63. kidssite43

kidssite43 kidssite43 features Stories For Kids, Grandma Stories, Short Stories and much more..
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64. Broken Experiences

Broken Experiences Broken Experiences blog is dedicated to all the lovers who were denied of love and were let down in their lives.
7 Jul 2017 Get Email Contact

65. Short stories

Short stories Must read interesting, historical, adventures, horror stories.
Nov 2019 Get Email Contact

66. Significtion

Significtion Hi, I'm Haniel! This here's a journey I'm starting to flex those creative brain cells and hopefully create and share something meaningful. I've basically tried and failed spectacularly with a tech blog previously, I've written a few short stories and poems over the years and have lost track of where I've kept those. This blog is in a way a re-attempt at blogging as well as a 'memoir' of my work
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67. Sail on my boat

Sail on my boat A neophyte in writing trying to explore my interests in writing. A novice trying to give wings to my words to let them fly straight into my reader's minds and hearts.
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68. Only Chapter One

Only Chapter One India
Collection of only short stories. Fiction, non-fiction, view, review, fantasy, adventure, horror, and many more
Nov 2017 Get Email Contact

69. story

story I am a novel writer. Still struggling to publish my frist novel. I am a believer and a motivational speaker. 'win your battles, even before war' (Shivpal Saroj)
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70. Eccentric Perceptions

Eccentric Perceptions Find latest updates on short stories, writing tips, and perceptions on life.
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TINY STORIE welcome to TINY STORIE, a universe in which both reader and writer can be creators of the same book. This blog is dedicated to my lost water bottle.
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72. Everything she reads...

Everything she reads... Welcome to 'Everything she reads...' Creative writing, short stories, and essays. Follow the blog and read one or more short stories.
Jan 2020 Get Email Contact

73. A boy and his young short stories.

A boy and his young short stories. A boy and his young short stories.
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74. Short Story!

Short Story! I am adding short stories to this blog. Stories may have several parts. Do Read and Enjoy Short Stories.
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Short Story Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Short Story. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Tim fiftywordstories.com 543
Flash Fiction Magazine flashfictionmagazine.com 98
somethingisgoingtohappen somethingisgoingtohappen.net 50
Nidhi thecaffables.com 34
Swati Joshi swatisjournal.com 30
Fictive Dream fictivedream.com 28
I. M. Perrin imperrin.com 24
Bita Stevens whotellsyourstory.co.uk 20
Greg Cayea scrambledgregs.com 18
Sarah Shaw fairlightbooks.co.uk 15
ASF Editors americanshortfiction.org 14
Patrick Ryan one-story.com 14
MysticTalesTintin mystictalestintin.wordpress.com 11
jkirst jameskirst.com 10
Hemant Joshi hemantrjoshi.com 10
Deana Landers morningcoffeebeans.com 10
Shreya Sharma bedtimeshortstories.com 10
Devendra Mehra shortstory1000.blogspot.com 9
Spring Writing Contest 2022 shortfictionbreak.com 9
GYANRANJAN granjanm.blogspot.com 9
Sean Crawley wakeupandsmellthehumans.wordpress.com 8
kidssite43 kidssite43.wordpress.com 7
Sasindu Jayasri universal-stories.com 6
TSS Publishing theshortstory.co.uk 5
5mermaids pamsliterature.com 3
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