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Author Code: There are many authors providing stories for this site, the Author Code helps you find or avoid stories by authors that you like or dislike.

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Categories: These are an attempt to make finding what you want easier, if you have a restaurant you may not want stories suitable for a Rock pub.

Editor's Pick: These are stories that are thought to be good examples for the new visitor to the site and is trying to understand what it's all about.

Free Stories?

Word Document To stimulate debate, we are offering a range of short stories that you can print off, frame and put on your wall or possibly your tables.

It might be that
  • Replacing the story on your quietest night will help to stimulate conversation between regulars who have long exhausted all other topics of conversation
  • By placing them on the tables in your restaurant new couples have something to break the ice and long term couples can laugh together.
These stories are genuinely free (as an unformatted document, if you want them nicely formatted there is a fee) and if you wish you may edit them a bit so that they appear to be related to your business.


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SnowmanLight Hearted948888 
Soul GhostLight Hearted947887 
Rufus The Funny GhostLight Hearted946895Yes
How to Get the Most from Your Haunted ExperienceLight Hearted845963 
Trapped Between WorldsLight Hearted844887 
The Dybbuk Factual/Belief3431036 
Banff Springs Hotel, AlbertaTrue(ish)342971 
Dragsholm CastleFactual/Belief3401214 
The black holeSciFi/Ghostly639933 

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