Short Story of the Week for July 30, 2017

Flash fiction is a unique flavor of short story writing. It’s harder, for sure, but when done well, it’s also richer and sharper, and it can stay with you as long as a full-length book.

I tasked myself with choosing my favorite short story or flash fiction story for the previous week. Here’s my latest pick.

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Short Story of the Week for July 16, 2017

I love story prompt challenges for how they force me to write tight prose and full stories with a spare few words. I also love them because they give me a chance to read the stories of other writers who are pushing themselves, too, to the limits of their abilities.

I’ve been choosing a story a week to recommend to my awesome readers for a few weeks now. Here’s my pick for the past week. (Better late than never, right?)

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Short Story of the Week for July 9, 2017

Recently I started taking part in several writing prompt challenges to help my own writing out, and an unexpected benefit has been the number of great stories I’ve read by other writers doing also following the prompts.

 

This was a story I didn’t read myself. The amazing Levar Burton read it to me, and reminded me of how much I missed Reading Rainbow.

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