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BBC 500 Words: Read the Top 50!

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If you’re looking for some short stories to keep you entertained, check out the 500 Words shortlist!

The top 50 tales – plus six extra wildcard stories – are available to read now!

Visit the 500 Words page to read the stories and listen to them being read aloud.

They’re perfect for when you fancy a break from a big book, or if you’re searching for a story before bed.

The winners of this year’s 500 Words competition will be announced on Friday 12 June.

Join in the fun in Chat and let everyone know which stories are your faves!