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List of categories at short fiction

Welcome to the list of short story categories we have at short fiction. By the story genre name is a count of the stories we have for that type. Click on a genre name to see those stories. General literary are for stories which cannot be fitted into any speciality genre. If you are not an adult, please keep out of the adult areas. Total number of stories on site: 22699

Our sister site ReadStories.co.uk contains no adult stories, so is more suitable for young adults and the workplace. It is also a brand new layout which works better on tablets, why not use that site unless you wish to read the adult theme stories?
List of categories [stories by author]
Adult Theme, number of stories: 3267
Childrens stories, number of stories: 73
Crime, number of stories: 230
Cyberpunk, number of stories: 20
Dark fantasy, number of stories: 396
Erotic Poetry, number of stories: 191
Erotic Romance, number of stories: 1389
Erotic stories, number of stories: 7628
Fan Fiction, number of stories: 32
Fantasy, number of stories: 868
General Literary, number of stories: 1572
Ghost stories, number of stories: 147
Historical fiction, number of stories: 16
Horror, number of stories: 528
Humour & Comedy, number of stories: 630
Macabre, number of stories: 183
Mystery, number of stories: 171
Poetry, number of stories: 1974
Romance, number of stories: 1500
Scifi, number of stories: 448
Slipstream, number of stories: 133
Song Lyrics, number of stories: 97
Spy stories, number of stories: 19
Steampunk, number of stories: 12
Supernatural, number of stories: 86
Thriller, number of stories: 252
Travel, number of stories: 36
True Stories, number of stories: 47
War stories, number of stories: 155
Western, number of stories: 31
Young Adult, number of stories: 561

Please enjoy reading the short fiction we have here, and if there are stories you enjoy, why not send the writer some feedback, and let them know you enjoyed their story. Everyone contributes their stories for free, and feedback and your enjoyment is their only payment. Reading and writing are the simplest of pleasures in life, and one we should all remember ot cherish.

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