Category Archives: Short Stories

Stories of Anton Chekhov – Well Worth A Read

Title: Stories of Anton Chekhov Author: Anton Chekhov Translators: Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky Original Language: Russian Publisher: Modern Library; 2000 edition ISBN: 0553381008 ISBN: 978-0553381009 Paperback Publisher’s Page On Book: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/26684/selected-stories-of-anton-chekho Reviews On Goodreads: (5 stars – rated by … Continue reading

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The Christmas Cards By Sebastian Barry

The story was commissioned by An Post in celebration of sending and receiving Christmas Cards. ( A sweet tale by Sebastian Barry, Irish Author) Title: The Christmas Card Tale Author: Sebastian Barry Source: http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainContent/ChristmasChannel/The+Christmas+Card+Tale.htm The Internet, Online, 16/12/2016 A Christmas … Continue reading

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The Outline Of The Story Is Clear In My Mind But It’s Still Evolving!

The plot of the story is clear in my head but it is still evolving. Writing ia a hugely subjective process. We delete and edit as much text as we retain and sometimes the story and characters changes along the … Continue reading

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Google Books – Online Library

Title: Google Books Author: Google Full Text & Source:https://books.google.com/?hl=en The Internet, Online, 11/4/2016 Sample Text: Search the full text of books Search Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books or on Google.com. When we … Continue reading

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Free Irish Literature Texts

Title: Irish Literature (Free Online) Author: Michael Green Full Text & Source: http://www.ireland-information.com/irishliterature.htm The Internet, Online, 15/11/2015 Sample Text: Irish Literature Texts Irish Short Stories Irish Books

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16 Reasons Why James Joyce is the Greatest Writer Ever

I came across this great blog post on Joyce by PQ and decided to share it Title: 16 Reasons Why James Joyce is the Greatest Writer Ever Author: PQ Full Text & Quote: http://www.abuildingroam.com/ The Internet, Online, 16/6/2015 Sample Text: … Continue reading

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James Joyce

Title:  James Joyce Author: Philip Casey Full Text & Source: http://www.irishwriters-online.com/joyce-james/ The Internet, Online, 16/6/2015 Sample Text: James Joyce was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882. His poetry includes Chamber Music (London, Elkin Mathews, 1907); Pomes Pennyeach (Paris, Shakespheare … Continue reading

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For The Little Ones In Our Lives Northpole.com

Source: https://northpole.com/ The Internet, Online, 14/11/2014 Sample Text 41Days To Christmas Letters To Santa Send Santa a Letter Pick Up a Letter from Santa Send Postcards Fun For Kids Send Santa a letter and he’ll write you back Read stories … Continue reading

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Irish Short Stories

Title: Irish Short Stories Author: Short Stories Archive Full Text & Source: http://www.shortstoryarchive.com/irish_stories.html The Internet, Online, 02/11/2014 IRISH SHORT STORIES The Burial of the Rats – by Bram Stoker The Coming of Abel Behenna – by Bram Stoker The Devoted … Continue reading

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Kids Short Stories Online

Title: An Educational Resource Site for  Teachers and Homeschoolers Author: Apple4theTeacher.com Full Text & Source: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/st-patricks-day/short-stories/ Sample Text: Celtic Fairy Tales for Children Printable Irish Stories Connla and the Fairy Maiden Guleesh The Field of Boliauns The Horned Women Conall … Continue reading

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Short Story Tips from A Master Storyteller: Donal Ryan

Title: Short Story Tips from A Master Storyteller: Donal Ryan Author: Donal Ryan Full Text & Source: http://www.writing.ie/resources/short-story-tips-from-a-master-storyteller-donal-ryan/ The Internet, Online, 02/11/2014 Sample Text: Last week news that Booker shortlisted Donal Ryan had won the hugely prestigious Guardian First Book … Continue reading

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Short Story Tips: 10 Ways to Improve Your Creative Writing

Writing short stories (and grabbing the reader in the opening scene of a novel) means beginning as close to the action as possible. A good short story starts as close to the climax as possible — everything else is a distraction. Conserve characters and scenes, typically by focusing on just one conflict. Drive towards a sudden, unexpected revelation Continue reading

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Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore And Drama

HISTORY LANGUAGE PERIODICALS The Story of the Irish Race Irish History on the Web Ireland History in Maps The Archaeology of Ancient Ireland Irish Timeline and History Chronology of Irish History Gaelic Dictionaries Gaelic Homepage Gaelic Languages – Links Pronunciation … Continue reading

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Fish Stories and Poems to Read Online

Title: Stories and Poems to Read Online From Previous Fish Anthologies Author: Fish Full Text & Source: http://www.fishpublishing.com/short-stories-to-read-online.php The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text Short Stories to Read online from Fish Anthologies Roommates by Linda Heuring was the winning short … Continue reading

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Classic Short Stories

Title: Classic Short Stories Author: B&L Full Text & Source: http://www.classicshorts.com/author.html The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text: Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1 Story)Honore de Balzac (1 Story) Ambrose Bierce (4 Stories) Paul Bowles (1 Story) Willa Cather (1 Story) Anton Pavlovich … Continue reading

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Free eBooks

Title: 600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices Author: Open Culture Full Text & Source: http://www.openculture.com/free_ebooks The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text Download 600 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader. Collection includes great works … Continue reading

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18 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online

Title: From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online Author: Open Culture Full Text & Source: http://www.openculture.com/2013/10/read-14-short-stories-from-nobel-prize-winning-writer-alice-munro-free-online.html The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text “Voices” – (2013, Telegraph) “A Red Dress—1946” (2012-13, Narrative—requires free sign-up) “Amundsen” (2012, The New Yorker) “Train” … Continue reading

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Free Classic Books Online

Title: Classic reader Full Text & Source: http://www.classicreader.com/ The Internet, Online, 24/10/2014 Fiction Non-Fiction Young Readers Poetry Short Stories Drama Classical Recent Titles Il Conde by Joseph Conrad The Duel by Joseph Conrad The Brute by Joseph Conrad Victory by … Continue reading

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My Valentine Day’s Gift by Annette Dunlea

         Mary and John were the perfect loving couple in London, who had been courting for ten years. They had been dating so long that their families gave up on the hope of a wedding. Despite many hints John never … Continue reading

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Regret

Abstract: In a hospice Seamus refused to die until he confessed his sin. As a young man he had secretly killed his girlfriend Finola Dineen. Regret As he lay in the hospice bed in Cork Seamus cried as he said … Continue reading

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