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6 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 6 minutes read time.

4 min read

The Tidy Drawer

Abby's mother tells her to tidy her room.

8 min read

The Lull

Mrs. Durmot invites the politician Latimer Springfield round, with the aim of taking his mind off the upcoming elections, a mission her niec

7 min read


* Story contains bad language

Two childhood friends find themselves part of the D-Day landings during the second world war.

7 min read

The Mouse

Theodoric is not alone in his train compartment and, while not actually afraid of mice.....

8 min read

Shock Tactics

Bertie becomes increasingly frustrated by his mother who insists on reading all of his mail - so he mentions the problem to his friend Clovi

8 min read

The Wolves Of Cernogratz

It is said that when a Cernogratz dies in the family castle, the wolves in the forest howl all night long ... but Baroness Gruebel, new owne

6 min read

The Background

When Henri Deplis becomes the canvas for the final masterpiece of the great tatoo artist Andreas Pincini, he finds that life as a living wor

5 min read

The Open Window

Frankly, Framton Nuttel doubted whether these formal visits on a succession of total strangers would do much towards helping his nerve cure.

6 min read

Unjustified Fears

A cautionary tale about irrational fears, spiders and, perhaps, friendship.

7 min read

The Certification of Brandon

A young man hangs himself in prison. Public defender Audrey Meyers reflects on the events that led to his death.

8 min read


The truth behind the celebrated war hero _____ (name withheld).

5 min read

Professor Panini

Professor Panini is too clever for his own good.