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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. Flight - Doris Lessing - Short Story Review
This Short Story review of "Flight" by Doris Lessing examines some St Valentine's Day concerns. First Love, Teen Romance, Parental Responsibilities, Marriage Commitment, Separation Amxiety, Letting Go and Empty Nest syndrome. Negative feelings of Jealousy and Possessiveness appear too.

2. James Joyce Martello Tower Museum Dublin Ireland
The James Joyce Martello Tower Museum in Dublin Ireland is the perfect venue to visit for a true flavour of the author's life and times - learn more about why from a real visitor account!

3. 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.

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

5. 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!

6. The Ghost in the Mill - A Review
This is a great ghost story told by Sam Lawson Of Oldtown, Massachusetts, a fictitional character created by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This short story made its debut around 1880 in "The Atlantic Monthly."

7. Heat by Joyce Carol Oates
This is a short story by Joyce Carol Oates. It was a disturbing story about a mentally challenged man and a pair of identical twins.

8. Short Stories with a Historical Backdrop
If you have a passion for history, consider writing a short story set within an historical background. Think of it as an archeological exploration using words as your main tool instead of a shovel.

9. Eveline - James Joyce Short Story Review
Poor Eveline dreams of escape from a domineering father and a houseful of demanding younger siblings in this short story from Dubliners by James Joyce - a review to give a flavour of the collection.

10. Stories That Make You Cry-The Little Match Girl
Such a short sad story to make you cry! A little girl, like many of the world's exploited children of today, dies in an effort to bring in some money for her family. She is found, frozen to death next morning.Yes,it's The Little Match Girl fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen.



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