Our Latest Romantic Short Story

Romantic Shorts’ Latest Romantic Short Stories…

Our romantic short stories are designed to take our readers away for about a half hour. They are complete stories unto themselves and aren’t related to each other. That means that you can duck into our Reading Room for a quick escape any time, and make it back to your real life before anyone knows you’ve gone.


Read our latest offering of half hour romances, here, free, any time.

An Irresistible Shadow, by Kirsten S. Blacketer

One Of Our Authors’ Big News!

Romantic Shorts is proud to present Kirsten Blacketer’s debut novel, An Irresistible Shadow, published by Breathless Press. Her novel is available in e-format now by clicking on the cover to the right. Kirsten is working on the second installment of the three part series, A Shadow’s Kiss, with an anticipated release date of sometime this summer. If you’d like to get to know her writing a little bit better, read on to enjoy her Romantic Short, What The Darkness Proposes.

What The Darkness Proposes

by Kirsten S. Blacketer

The note would do the trick. Donald Baranski was nothing if not tenacious. He slipped the folded paper into the briefcase that luckily sat open on Brad Martin’s desk. As he sauntered back to his office, he offered a wink and a smile to the secretary. She blushed prettily, but his tastes ran a little richer these days. He spied the boss’s daughter coming towards him and straightened his tie. Speak of the devil, he thought with a wicked grin.


Let’s Get Busy!

And so the hunt for fresh new romance is once again on! Romantic Shorts is once again actively looking for great romantic short stories to share with our readers. Feel free to spread the word – I am quite excited to be back at the helm and energized to grow our library.

It’s been a long haul to get to here. I’ve finally been able to decide that being devastated isn’t getting me anywhere, and that the overwhelming guilt of moving on will simply have to get on without me. Nobody supported me more, not just with Romantic Shorts, but with every crazy idea I’ve ever had, than my husband Paul did. So when I’m stuck in a moment of doubt and uncertainty, it’s a simple matter of listening for his memory, and hearing his encouragement ringing loud and clear. In my quest to make him proud, I am finding my new self and finally healing. It’s time.

I look forward to meeting many new friends – writers and readers alike! – and to bringing something unique and remarkable to the world of romance. Read and comment on our stories, join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, drop me a line and say hi. Let’s get busy!


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Would You Like To Write For Romantic Shorts?

Romantic Shorts is looking for writers to submit romantic short stories for online publication. Writers whose stories are chosen will have their story featured on the site, promoted via Twitter and Facebook, and will enjoy a Romantic Shorts Author’s Page dedicated to the writer’s credits and achievements. If you’re a writer trying to get your name out there, consider submitting a romantic short story to Romantic Shorts.

Check out our Authors’ Pages here.

Our submission guidelines here were updated February 4, 2013. See what’s new!

You might also want to take a look around our Romantic Shorts Headquarters for more information about our site and our sight for the house.


Would You Know If You Were Having A Heart Attack?

February is Heart and Stroke Month and Romantic Shorts would like to share the Go Red for Women Premiere Short Film, Just a Little Heart Attack. The film features Elizabeth Banks as an harried mom blustering through her morning routine in the midst of having a heart attack. Watch it – and guaranteed you’ll see yourself in there somewhere!

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Meet Romantic Shorts’ Founder, Alexandra Brown

Visit TheWorkAtHomeWoman.com to read their interview with Romantic Shorts’ own Alexandra Brown. Learn what makes this manic mom of five tick and where the inspiration for Romantic Shorts came from. Leave a comment there for Alex and she’ll be sure to reply.