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Filter, Read, Repeat: Free Access to the Best in Short Speculative Fiction
Welcome to InkFoundry! We curate free-to-read speculative fiction in all its various forms and functions. Whether you're looking for humor, horror, or high fantasy, we hope you find it here.

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Curated Directories

Looking for an easy entry into short fiction? Explore our curated collection of themed directories. Each ‘volume’ is comprised of six handpicked story links.

Found Family

Bonded by choice. 

Found Family
Volume 1
Volume 2

Embark on adventures alongside unlikely companions. From travelling traders to misfit spacemen, celebrate the extraordinary power of belonging to a family defined by love and loyalty.

Happy Ending

Leave with a smile

Happy Endings
Volume 1

Whether it’s a chance encounter that blossoms into something magical or a triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds, these stories remind us that no matter how dark the night may seem, dawn is always just around the corner.

Wanderlust

A passport to adventure

Wanderlust
Volume 1

Prepare to be transported! From bustling cities to remote landscapes, capture the thrill of the journey and the transformative power of wanderlust. Whether it’s a solo backpacking trip across continents, a romantic getaway in a far-flung paradise, or a heartwarming tale of unexpected connections on the road, these stories will ignite your sense of adventure. 

Casefic

Join the investigation

Casefic
Volume 1

Put your detective hat on and dive into a mystery waiting to be solved. From gritty crime scenes to baffling puzzles, each tale will keep you on the edge of your seat as you follow intrepid investigators, cunning sleuths, and brilliant minds on their quest for justice. Whether it’s uncovering clues in a sleepy small town, navigating the labyrinthine corridors of power, or unraveling the secrets hidden within the shadows, these stories will challenge your wits and keep you guessing until the very end. So, sharpen your deductive skills, gather your magnifying glass, and get ready to join the hunt.

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