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Here are the top ten articles for the Short Stories Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Red-Headed Baby by Langston Hughes
This is a story written by Langston Hughes in 1934. It is a fictional story of racism and women.

2. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many

3. Guy De Maupassant-Short Scary Stories A La Poe
Short scary stories-Guy De Maupassant ideas for gothic fiction fans running out of grisly Edgar Allen Poe stories-perfect for Burns Night Supper or Halloween,´The Hand´all grisly,shrivelled and black,may open a new world of classic gothic horror genre short stories about death- is that hand moving?

4. Short Stories For Teens-Urban Myths-Hairdo Spiders
Scary short stories for teens for sizzling city school holidays when everyone else has gone on vacation ...and the streets are quiet..oh so quiet.. Sure to interest the most disinterested teen,funny Spiders In The Hairdo presents some scary old city legends as well as some weird new urban myths

5. John Updike Short Stories-'Separating'
John Updike,author of short stories and novels such as Witches of Eastwick, died this month aged 76.Among his early stories about a couple (the ´Maples´)is ´Separating.´But is the story really about the end of a marriage or more about the start of a mental health condition signalled by depression?

6. The Vacant Lot - A Critique
This is a story for my Holloween collection but I had a very unexpected turn toward the story. This article is more of a critique than the ususal review.

7. The End of Something - Ernest Hemingway
Unusual Gifts For Men - Stories by Ernest Hemingway -Summer's coming,soon there'll be teen vacations and summer camp. boating and fishing.This teen sweetheart story describes two teens who go moonlight fishing. Sounds romantic? Maybe not!Clues are in the title-and memories of teen angst!

8. Dreamy Fairy Tales For Children-Princess Stories
Dreamy fairy tales for children don't come more floaty than this traditional royal fairytale with everything-including a whole host of princesses,floaty dream-like illustrations,wishes and-hopefully-a prince!Princess stories for kids are popular and can enhance even kindergarten pre-reading skills.

9. Study The Rumpelstiltskin Story Online-Fairytale
Reading the Rumpelstiltskin story online is a quick way to study the fairytale and complete a summary or review of it's darker, more adult themes. Therefore it makes a more suitable short story for students to study.Older more able students are ready to pick out and discuss the fairy tale sub plot.

10. The Value of Editing
Editing is very important for writers. Writers who learn to edit their own work establish creative control and enrich their writing skills. This article lays out some very basic steps to that process.

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