Story Index

Listed by publishing date — newest first.


Blackmail by Voicemail - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Blackmail by Voicemail (2,670 words)
After an embezzler listens to a voicemail from a coworker, he knows he’s going to have to pay for silence. But the price is much higher than he thinks.


Candy Day - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Candy Day (2,066 words)
Is Halloween all about the candy? Or is it more about who you eat it with?


Predicted Life - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Predicted Life (2,395 words)
There’s no need to consult your horoscope or go to a gypsy fortune teller anymore. There’s an app for that.


His Greatest Illusion - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

His Greatest Illusion (2,738 words)
A young magician’s new illusion will leave everyone speechless—even his mentor.


The Replacements - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

The Replacements (1,787 words)
In the future, people are living forever. At least they think they are.


Snuffer Agency - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Snuffer Agency (1,729 words)
Relax. They will solve your problem. For a price.


Lip Service - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Lip Service (1,330 words)
It may be the best kept secret in town.


Dark Hero - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Dark Hero (1,273 words)
A town is buzzing with excitement over the bravery of a mysterious hero.


Dump Him at Midnight - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Dump Him at Midnight (1,148 words)
A desperate woman takes questionable advice to free herself of her boyfriend.


Don't Burp the Baby - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

Don’t Burp the Baby (868 words)
A babysitter learns a hard lesson.


No Good Deed - a short story by Robert Burton Robinson on TicklyTales.com

No Good Deed (1,504 words)
Spaceship captain to his crew: “Only one of us will be alive tomorrow, and you must decide who that will be.”


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