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Short stories around 11 minutes

Explore captivating short stories around 11 minutes and indulge in the rich narratives of this curated collection. Immerse yourself in a world of imagination.

I Confess

Before we start, don't judge me, and don't go running to your mother. I'll talk to her myself when the time is right. The burning inside comes in the morning, before the light, and at night, when I...

Miracle at Midnight

Twenty years after moving to New York, he still remembered the rush of moving through hordes of people and the heat. He built a successful construction business and then moved into property...

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty drove on toward Waterbury in silence, stopped the car in front of the building where his wife went to have her hair done, put on the gloves, and began fingering delicately a row of...

All Summer in a Day

The children pressed to each other, dreaming of gold, yellow crayons and coins large enough to buy the world, but awoke to the tatting drum. Margot stood alone in the rain, staring at the...

The Secret

Julissa Ye relished her part-time job at The Bookery, downtown's last small, locally-owned bookstore, where she was immediately embraced by the other two part-timers. Julissa admired how Mrs. Davis...

The Place

After lunch the family sat on the back porch chatting leisurely, watching who was walking down the street, and speaking to those they knew.

The Raven and the Honeybear

Emma nervously entered the classroom and found an empty desk while she felt the burning power of a hundred sets of eyes staring. She expected the teasing and giggles, but she didn’t expect silence.


I’d been hiding behind a particularly impressive tomb. It was like a big chest freezer carved out of stone, with a figure lying on top. “Recumbent,” as Kate informed me.

The Hike

A lone sedan entered the parking lot of the processing plant and went dark. Jasper Cane wanted to be a better father and decided to hike the trail with Carl.

The Green Wagon

Joey Mason lived in a small farming community with his grandmother, who had taken guardianship of him after his parents perished in an unspeakable tragedy.

The Stranger

It was the early evening in the small farming community of Sunlight County when the stranger came knocking.