Daily Archives: 17 December 2006

Really, really short stories

Can we tell a story in 50 words? A story—not a report, not an assignment—a real story, a work of fiction. Some people are trying, and here are some fine examples of very, very short stories which are exactly 50 words long. SALMAN RUSHDIE/ Another Ulysees: Ulysses comes home after a lifetime’s wandering. His old…

Same with reading

Stephen King on writing “The so-called “writing life” is basically sitting on your ass. You have to have a place, but it can be anywhere, really. You have to have some time, but it can be anytime.”