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Enjoy a new, curated short story every episode. We hand-pick 15-25 minute short stories from a pool of award-winning fiction writers. Then we turn them into to mini audiobooks that improve any commute, workout, or walk in the park. Read by professional narrators.Every day is a different story. One morning we might bring you a sci-fi thriller by the legendary Ray Bradbury, and the next morning might be a Sherlock Holmes detective story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Romance? We’ve got it. Narrative p ...
 
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Today’s episode is: A fantastic short story about love and lust by Guy de Maupassant, the french master of short fiction. This is an odd, enjoyable little story, worthy of a few minutes of your day. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort More Context: This is typical Maupassant. It deals with an out-of-…
 
Today’s episode is: a Friday replay of a wonderful story on success and morality by Herman Melville. This first aired early last year. Melville is best-known for his sea tale "Moby Dick", so it's apt that this short story takes place on a smaller body of water. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com - Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort M…
 
Today’s episode is: A story by George Ade, a classic American humorist. Ade was a born-and-bred Midwesterner, working from a home in Chicago, Illinois, and his humor (including in this story) often draws from his life, and his hometown. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com - Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort More Context: This story i…
 
Morning Short is back, with a third season of amazing curated short stories! Today’s episode is: A story written by the Russian writer Maxim Gorky, who created the socialist-realism literatary style. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com - Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort More Context: This particular story is gritty, but sweet. The c…
 
Today’s episode is: A flashy short story by James Joyce from his collection “Dubliners”. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Story Genres: Fiction, Modernist, Avant-Garde, Famous books by this author: Ulysses Dubliners And many others. -----What is Morning Short? ------- Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every…
 
Today’s episode is: A story by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. This is the first Indian story we've featured, and it's a great one. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com - Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort More Context:This is a familiar story, of the touching kind, but it also exposes us to another time, and another place, and a…
 
Today's Story Is: A brilliant tale by Satirist Mark Twain about a few starving painters, and how they pulled off the trick of the century. Get your daily dose of fiction via email. Sign Up At http://Share.MorningShort.com. Morning Short is a daily podcast and newsletter featuring one amazing short story, every morning. Story transcript - I was spen…
 
Today’s episode is: A classic double-twist tale by O Henry, the king of the short story. This story is very similar to one of Henry's most famous stories, "The Gift of the Magi". It's uplifting, and an absolute pleasure to listen to. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Story Genres: Fiction, American, Travel Famous Stories by this author: "T…
 
Today’s episode is: A replay of Franz Kafka's off-the-wall crazy story of a groom-to-be, his imposing father, and his "friend in Russia". An amazing, perplexing story by German author franz Kafka. This story still confounds critics to this day. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Story Genres: Fiction, Parallelism, Absurdist, Modernism, Magi…
 
This is a Friday Favorite. Each Friday we share one of our favorite stories from our archives. This Friday Favorite Is: A romantic western/cowboy tale by O. Henry. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Story Genres: Romance, cowboy, western. Famous short stories by this author: “The Gift of the Magi” “A Blackjack Bargainer” “A Newspaper Story”…
 
Today’s story is: A lyrical narrative poem by the famous American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com - Discuss: http://reddit.com/r/morningshort More context: Odds are that this poem was inspired by his time living along the Atlantic ocean in coastal New England. Ship tales were a common theme for New Englan…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com. Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com). -----What is Morning Short? ------- Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morni…
 
Today’s episode is: A humorous little vignette about a broken (or not) watch by American Satirist Mark Twain.Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.comStory Genres: Fiction, Humor, Vignette, Satire,Famous books by this author: “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”And many others.-----What is Morning Short? -------Mornin…
 
Today’s episode is: An unusual Sherlock Holmes story. This is a conversation between Holmes and Watson on deduction, the Holmesian method, and the bizarre antics of the world's most famous fictional detective. Interesting background to some Holmes stories we'll be sharing soon. Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.com Story Genres: Fiction, Detec…
 
Today’s episode is: An outstanding, fast-paced romance story by Sinclair Lewis, the first American winner of the Nobel Prize in writing. Beautiful cadence, and a great story.Learn more: http://listen.morningshort.comStory Genres: Romance, Racing, Fiction, Adventure, Love Story.Famous books by this author: "Babbit""Main Street""It can't happen here"…
 
This short story explores a moral and ethical dilemma, financial hardship, and what it means to do one's best for your child. Learn more at http://listen.morningshort.com It's heartbreaking in some respects, but all-in-all it's just plain thought-provoking.Notes: An odd little story about two families, one of which sells one of its children. The em…
 
A great short story on life and growing up by Rudyard Kipling-- Learn more at http://www.morningshort.com Synopsis: This podcast explores the complications of marrying young, and the various states of maturity a boy can coexist in at once. He can be seen as a boy at work, a man at home, and a small child in his own mind. Fascinating tale.- Love our…
 
RERUN: Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story by Anton Chekhov. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (InviteMorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning. Our stories are like little audiobooks, and feature e…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
A famous narrative nonsense poem from the creator of "Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll.Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Shor…
 
So many of the stories you read here are little microscopic looks at the day in the life of one or two individuals, or animals. This sketch by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a bit different. Standing atop a steeple, he observes the movements of an entire town at a specific point in time.There is no dialogue here – no certainty of a character's thoughts or …
 
This is the tale of an alien invasion, but it's more a tale of humanity and its destructive potential. With a deep critique of human institutions, and a shocking ending, this is a fine example of the science fiction that defined Katherine MacLean's career.Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Ama…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning.…
 
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