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Sail the world in a story.

Fiction lets us experience our world in ways we've never seen before. Chronicle’s mission is to share this with you.

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Find moments in your minutes.

Chronicle publishes stories from authors around the globe. Our fiction is short and substantial so you can find moments in your minutes.

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The future of fiction is here and now.

Chronicle is a modern celebration of writing. We curate short, thoughtful stories that you can read in minutes. Now you can read without a schedule.

 
 

Discover new narratives on the Frontpage.

Searching for your next favorite read is a chore. Related works aren’t enough; fiction is great because it offers so many different voices. The Chronicle Frontpage is human-curated with stories that complement and contrast so that you can experience a wider range of voices.

 
 

Minutes is the fastest way to read fiction.

For Chronicle Members

We love reading, but it’s difficult to find the time. Minutes is our solution: simply tell us how much time you have and we'll give you a random story from our library. You can read every story we've every published this way. With Minutes, you can read on your time.

 
 

Explore a world of fiction with Playlists.

For Chronicle Members

At Chronicle, we love all of the directions fiction can go. That's why we made Playlists: hand-curated collections of short stories. These exclusive stories all share a common theme, feature an exciting author, or follow a captivating storyline. Lose yourself in romance or relish in human accomplishment with sci-fi. With Playlists, it’s never been easier to explore all of the paths fiction has to offer.