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Short Stories, Fables & Poetry


Short Stories

Looking for short stories online? Check out the following free short stories, from spiritual fiction to retro fiction.


“Leaving the Joie de Vivre” (Spiritual Fiction)

Image of sunken ship and ghost lay

An aging marine biologist, Dr. Thomas Raynes refused to retire. Yet his life felt stale and unlived…until he had a reason to believe sunken ships held more than wreckage and sea life. {Read}


“The Nameless Fair”* (Spiritual Fiction/Light Horror)

Paren had searched everywhere for one particular lost soul. He was not in Limbo. He was not earthbound. He seemed lost in every sense of the word.

A spirit guide trusted with finding truly lost souls when they are at last ready to move on, she makes her way to The Nameless Fair, a sometimes gruesome carnival housing those who were lost both in life and in death.

Can Paren succeed among the fair vendors selling deep-fried legs and rides like the “Smotherer,” operated by phantoms? Only the support of a fellow spirit guide encourages her as she hunts through a fair filled with lost spirits and apathetic specters at every turn.

{Read Part One} {Read Part Two} {Read Part Three} {Read Part Four}

*Previously published on


“Time-Stamp: Back to the 80’s” (Retro Fiction)



  • Time Travel
  • 80’s stuff like the MASH game, big hair, 80’s teen fashion
  • Authentic 80’s dialogue

PDF: {Read Parts One and Two} {Read Parts Three and Four}

Audiobook Preview:


Audiobook: Listen to “Time Stamp: Back to the 80’s”



Fables for Adults


“Why the Bluebird is Happy”


{More Adult Fables }

{Audiobook Version of “A Collection of Adult Fables: Volume 1“}




“By the Sea”

Haiku: They stood by the sea/Someday, they would remember/this moment that passed.


{More Poetry}

{Audiobook Version of “Poetry Collection #1”}