Tag: stories

Story time

An early form of tablet, which wasn’t very portable. As the old joke* goes, “What’s the difference between a short story and a novel?” Answer: The word count. Ask any creator of short fiction and they will tell you how much focus and effort and, well, creativity it takes to produce a work of short …

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England 1 USA 1

When it comes to writing short fiction, there are two narrative voices in my head. One is British and varies in tone and class; the other is American, either East Coat or West Coast. It’s a combination of past history and the fiction that seems to grab me. Several times, I’ll just hear a voice …

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