The Reading Room

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.

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And the winners are…

Romantic Shorts™ is excited to be putting the finishing touches on our big announcement of our Summer 2021 Writers' Competition Winning Stories We will be proudly publishing four of the best romantic short stories that have ever come through our inbox. Check back here...

Travel Advisory

Taking a half-step back in time to the early days of disco, the time between free love and responsible encounters, a trip to Mexico for young divorcee Cara can be as exciting as it is uncertain, as tempting as it is forbidden. Sometimes the best advice is the piece we...

Fleeting

Nothing brings people together like a life-threatening crisis. Especially when it leaves a man and a woman stranded in the middle of nowhere. Dan and Samantha might be lost, but they're not alone, and Geoff LaCasse tracks their journey to a destination that may or may...

On A Rainy Day

Life comes with so many rules and expectations. It's exhausting trying to stay inside the lines every minute of every day. On A Rainy Day, Pat Garcia shows us that, sometimes, it's okay to just go with your instincts and take a leap of faith. Trust your friends. Trust...

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