Can anyone recommend older short stories, which fall under fair use? The darker or spookier the better. [more inside]
Looking for a short story, in which an elevator figured prominently, used to demonstrate literary irony in a gifted-talented/advanced placement middle school class. [more inside]
Recommend me up some short stories. Inside, I'll tell you what I likes and what I don't likes. [more inside]
Recommend good short stories for starting moral or ethical debates! [more inside]
Hit me with some great, freely-available, science fiction short stories. [more inside]
Help find me a Book of Short Stories that you could use as introductions for various talks/discussions/presentations... [more inside]
What is the single best short story you've read in the last ten years? Preferrably published in the last ten years, bonus points if the writer is doing something innovative or exciting. [more inside]
I want to read new crime fiction and/or mystery short stories. Where should I look? [more inside]
I'd like recommendations for short stories that are strange, humorous, or have a surprising twist. [more inside]
John Updike's death reminded me that I have a book of his short stories. Which ones should I read first? [more inside]
I have free time during the day, and I love to pass it with a good story. Since I can't often make it to the library, I'm looking for stories on the web. I'm familiar with literature.org and classicauthors.net. Are there any other sites MeFiers can recommend?
Looking for good, free online writers' forums to try and promote a magazine project I'm working on. Where on the web do poets and short story writers tend to congregate, and how can I reach that audience (preferably without spending any money)?