Best of bytestories
The best of bytestories (Volume I) contains a collection of funny, awkward, uplifting and/or demoralizing true stories.
All are based on real life events which have occurred across the globe with the contributors hailing from all walks of life. You will read stories shared by comedians, school teachers, authors, musicians, and even an ex-US Navy captain. Some of the short stories represent unforgettable chapters of their lives – while other represent moments they’d like to forget.
“However, things started getting a little strange when they also got in their cars and started driving behind us. Paranoia kicked in and I sped up believing that they could be criminals looking to carjack us. Then they sped up and started tailing us. “What’s going on?!?” we both thought. Next, we heard a couple of gun shots…”
– Getting Shot at in Brazil
“On my first day of high school in 1968 I met a short, long haired kid who would go on to be one of Prahran High Schools most famous students.”
– I managed the bass player in AC/DC. Pity he wasn’t in the band at the time…
“Just what every 4th birthday party needs. Explosions and fear.”
– You Had Just One Job
The stories were originally submitted to bytestories.com which is a website dedicated to sharing short stories that come to a maximum of 1500 characters (approximately 250 – 300 words). The aim behind the site is to create a “digital campfire” where people from all parts of the globe could sit around a share an entertaining yarn.