Stories


Stories on the Go aims to encourage and engage the community in reading. We bring all sorts of literature into daily life and public spaces, offering short reads to those who don’t have much time and may not read often. If you are a published or unpublished author and would like to contribute with a short story we will share it via our platforms and initiatives. Submit any time your flash fiction or short story (up to 2500 words):

      

Includes a Q&A. Any other questions please email us stories@thecommutingbook.org

Stories for Humor

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

Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy
Sarah Pratt | The commuting Book
Sarah Pratt

July 20   ●  4 min read

Pull-my-Finger the Giant only had one joke, probably like your dad or grandad. But he was very fond of it and he told it as often as he could. Thi ...More

Humor & Comedy
Michele Clark McConnochie | The commuting Book
Michele Clark McConnochie

September 20   ●  6 min read

Find the hidden sequence of words: the first letter of each makes the puzzle answer. e.g. he offers trust = HOT Sometimes fresh air feels like waking up after ...More

Humor & Comedy
Raewyn Dawson | The commuting Book
Raewyn Dawson

August 1   ●  1 min read