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Free stories online

MagicToasterMagicToaster Registered User regular
edited September 2010 in Help / Advice Forum
Do you guys know of a place where I can read free stories? I've found a couple of short story websites, but they are really short, like a couple of paragraphs, which is fine, but I'm looking for something a little longer to keep me entertained while I take the 30 min train ride from work to my home.

It doesn't matter what they're about. I just want to read something.

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  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem I've got waffles and I've got beerRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    You could always try Google Books.

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  • BEAST!BEAST! Adventurer Adventure!!!!!Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    You could try The Writer's Block in these very forums!!!!! Yippee!! :)

  • MagicToasterMagicToaster Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Google books is cool, but I can't copy past it to a word document. Usually, I print it at work and I try to use as little pages as possible.

    I'll also check the writer's block!

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  • RuckusRuckus Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Project Gutenberg if you wanna get something a bit longer:

    http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

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    so what SPECIFICALLY is the problem with my hole?
  • SevorakSevorak Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    All of H.P. Lovecraft's stories are public domain and can be read here.

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  • DHS OdiumDHS Odium Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    http://www.feedbooks.com/

    A lot of the same stuff as Gutenberg but I think the site is a lot more user friendly, it also has stories regular people write and put up, and a variety of options. I use it to get all the classics for my e-reader.

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  • MagicToasterMagicToaster Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Woo, thanks guys!

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    check out birdville magazine! (the link is in my sig). there are five stories in the current issue and five more in the previous one. they're all good and wildly different, and they're all free!

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  • mensch-o-maticmensch-o-matic Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    http://www.online-literature.com/ for full, out-of-print books you can copypasta to hell and back
    and there are free audiobooks here

  • TychoCelchuuuTychoCelchuuu ___________PIGEON _________San Diego, CA Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    To help narrow things down a bit, might I suggest Ambrose Bierce as a beginning?

  • MagicToasterMagicToaster Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Ah, Bierce has great style!

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  • JHunzJHunz Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    If you like the stuff Baen Books publishes, there's the Baen Free Library and various sites that collect the free CDs they pack in with some books (legally)

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  • Pixel BluePixel Blue Registered User regular
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  • BullioBullio Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    The Kindle and Nook stores have a bunch of free eBooks, but I think you can find most of the selection at the Gutenberg site. Nook runs a weekly themed promotion that, in addition to the free books fitting the theme, tends to include 1 or 2 books that normally cost money.

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  • SinWithSebastianSinWithSebastian Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    If you like the Mythos, check out http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/stories/colderwar.htm

  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
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