On the HubPages toolbar top, it says explore. If you hover your mouse pointer over it, a drop down offers several choices. Choose topics. From there you can find fiction in many places, but Literature - Books, Literature, and Writing is a great place to find stories. From there you can refine your search based on region, if you want.
Whether or not writing fiction as articles can get many views depends on a lot of things, but there are quite a few writers here that have large followings as short story-article writers.
Actually, I personally find it rather challenging to get a short story into article size and form. It's one of the funner things I've gotten into on this site.