The art of the short, really short, story

Coming from the background of a songwriter, I was intrigued to learn this week about 100 Word Story. It's a nice little way to practice flash fiction, as BookBaby calls it, and to challenge yourself on making an impact on readers with so few words. Also this week, I stumbled upon Vine, an app that lets you create 6-second videos, a way to share life in motion through short, beautiful, looping videos. As someone who is tested everyday on my level of patience and persistence (in order to complete my debut novel of 72,544 words), I am wonder-struck by this popular culture phenomenon. 

So, in honor of today's topic, I will keep this short and leave you with these parting words: Keep calm and carry on. Read. And make sure to enjoy life along the way. 

Stacey D. Atkinson is preparing to launch her debut novel Stuck this September, via the indie publishing company Mirror Image Publishing. 

 

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  • bridgetwhelan@hotmail.co.uknorth
    bridgetwhelan@hotmail.co.uknorth
    Thanks for the links and good luck with the novel

    Thanks for the links and good luck with the novel

  • Stacey
    Stacey
    Bridget, glad you found the links interesting! Stacey

    Bridget, glad you found the links interesting! Stacey

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