Stories


What will you read today? If you don't have time to read now, bookmark your favourite ones and check your Reading List later. If you are taking the bus, find our posters, scan and access a curated collection, part of Stories on the Go

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Stories for Fantasy
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I remember the clock He liked to count down Whether we liked it or not, Whether we smiled or frowned He hung in my house On the nursery wall We saw him as big ...More

Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Young Writer
Published by WRITE ON Magazine
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Meet her in the forest You’ll find her fascinating She may not welcome you but she has no choice in this The tree which she is forever linked to creaks ...More

Drama, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Young Writer
Sophia Williamson

1 min read

Published by WRITE ON Magazine

John paused and turned away from his screen to glance at the steaming cup of coffee. Something felt a little off but he couldn’t place his finger on ...More

Action & Adventure, Drama, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction
Steven Moe

18 min read

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With its face to the black and ass to the blue, orbital scaffolding repurposed for the next generation ship, the Gilman was a thing of impossible ugly beauty ...More

Fantasy & Science Fiction
AJ Fitzwater

16 min read

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  Kingdom of Blong is the fifth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, although note all the boo ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

17 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing
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Flip Flop Bay is the sixth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, but note the books can be read as standa ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

18 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing
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Nā J.K. Rowling ~ Nā Leon Heketū Blake  i whakamāori  Ko tētahi o ngā tino kōrero mā ngā tamariki ā mohoa nei, ko tā J.K. Rowling Harry Potter ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Translation
J. K. Rowling

33 min read

Published by Auckland University Press

Fox

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They didn’t want my name to be conventional. It’s a quick, sharp sound, a sound that belongs with cricket chirps and snapping twigs, brilliant as a ...More

Fantasy & Science Fiction, Young Writer
Sarah-Kate Simons

3 min read

Published by WRITE ON Magazine

Leila stood in the doorway, her little legs shaking in her blueberry pjs. “I don’t want to, Daddy,” she whispered. “Come on, sweetheart,” Micha ...More

Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy
Sarah Pratt

4 min read