Copyright
Glasses image These stories are subject to copyright protection all rights are reserved with the following exception.

Stories may be downloaded, subjected to minor edits, printed onto paper and displayed within a business premises.

The fee for a story allows display at one location only, if you have more than one location you need to make a payment for each location that you wish to show the story in.

For the sake of clarity you may not include these stories on a web site, trade in or redistribute them.

Story Selection
Author Code: There are many authors providing stories for this site, the Author Code helps you find or avoid stories by authors that you like or dislike.

Story Code: Story Codes are simply the next number in an ascending list, so stories with higher numbers are newer than those with lower numbers, stories are shown with the newest ones first.

Categories: These are an attempt to make finding what you want easier, if you have a restaurant you may not want stories suitable for a Rock pub.

Editor's Pick: These are stories that are thought to be good examples for the new visitor to the site and is trying to understand what it's all about.

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One Page Ghost Stories As "Ice Breakers" Or Conversation Starters

Cat surrounde by yellow stars Aimed at many in the hospitality business, especially pubs, restaurants and cafes possibly even take-aways, we are offering a range of short stories that you can print off, frame and put on your wall or laminate and put on your tables.

All based around traditional spiritual beliefs, rumour and just plain humour the idea is to help to stimulate conversation between;
  • Regular customers who have long since exhausted all other topics of conversation.

  • New customers who are looking for a safe topic of conversation with strangers.

  • New couples or groups who could use something to break the ice amongst themselves.

  • Long term couples or groups who can laugh or chat together over an unexpected topic.
We didn't come out tonight intending to talk about Nemesis The Hellbound Cat or the The Jiang Shi of China but ....

Are The Stories Short Enough And Cheap Enough For My Pub/Restaurant

Very small image of a peice of A4 with the story on it Each story fits onto one page of A4 so is easy to display on a restaurant's tables or a pub's notice board. As well as being easy to display most people can read a page of A4 quite quickly and will read to the end even if they are not that interested.

Some of the stories are pure Ghost Story, some are factual and some are factual reporting of beliefs in ghosts, spirits or similar non-corporeal beings.

These stories can be downloaded for free as plain text which is easy to edit but looks naff, please note that they are still subject to copyright.

The stories can also be downloaded as a nicely formatted Word document and these are charged for at £1 per story or significantly less if you buy in bulk.

To access stories individually select a category in the area below and look at as many or as few as you wish.

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SnowmanLight Hearted948928 
Soul GhostLight Hearted947927 
Rufus The Funny GhostLight Hearted946935Yes
How to Get the Most from Your Haunted ExperienceLight Hearted8451005 
Trapped Between WorldsLight Hearted844927 
The Dybbuk Factual/Belief3431072 
Banff Springs Hotel, AlbertaTrue(ish)3421012 
DoppelgangersFactual/Belief3411022 
Dragsholm CastleFactual/Belief3401280 
The black holeSciFi/Ghostly639970 
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Customise - The Crown, The Red Lion, The Plough Or The Kings Head

All of the stories can be downloaded as an MS Word document and edited to include the name of your business, generally they work as generic stories, but adding your business name in and possibly changing a word here or there can give them more of a personal feel.

The Bistro was the most popular restaurant in town and the food was always great, but for some reason it always tasted better on Wednesdays.

Can become

The Old Chef's Arms, Worcester was the most popular restaurant .......