The best new short stories
from authors around the world

Over 200 professionally edited pieces of fiction

Matthew Hornsby

Matthew Hornsby lives and writes in London, having spent time living in Portugal, Spain, and Japan. He currently works in the public sector, having previously been an English teacher and a scrap metal dealer. Matthew writes short fiction and science fiction when he can, but unfortunately produces passive aggressive emails and unfinished to-do lists in more prodigious quantities. He has a bachelor’s degree from King’s College London and has studied short story writing at City University of London. Website: matthornsby.co.uk
Matthew Hornsby

Matthew Hornsby

Matthew Hornsby lives and writes in London, having spent time living in Portugal, Spain, and Japan. He currently works in the public sector, having previously been an English teacher and a scrap metal dealer. Matthew writes short fiction and science fiction when he can, but unfortunately produces passive aggressive emails and unfinished to-do lists in more prodigious quantities. He has a bachelor’s degree from King’s College London and has studied short story writing at City University of London. Website: matthornsby.co.uk
Realism
Matthew Hornsby

The Birdwatcher

Craig is after the perfect shot of a short eared owl. What he finds in the woods is a good deal more sinister.

 
Read More »
Readers

Love a good story?
Free short stories of all genres

Rate & review professionally edited quality writing

Browse by genre or author

Writers

Showcase your writing and increase your readership. Get your short stories out there!

Browse stories
Send us stories

Want to become an author?

If we like your story, we'll publish it.
Recent