Many can associate short stories mostly with the one for children. That is because there are many short stories that are written for the children. They have the story written in the understanding of the children. But it can be very interesting also for the adults to read. I remember when I read something before that was shared by the person who witnessed it. She caught his husband reading a short story even if their children are already asleep. When asked why he answered he wanted to know the ending.
As there are many short stories that are produced as years pass by, even if we have read many short stories before but there are the new ones that could also catch the interest of people in any age. Short stories relax a person and they are often read to children when they will sleep. That proves also that short stories can help ease the mind and relaxes the body. That is why it is recommended that if you cannot sleep at night, read something.
So for this short stories who have its own history and the time of its establishment. Short stories have been written also by many authors even the popular ones. If you will search, you can see many now that is available on the internet. They are originally written into books but they are now also available online. There could be some who can be published as soon as it was finished on the internet. The access became easy.