Tag Archives: Short Stories

San Francisco Stories

I recently shared a post about Short Edition free story vending machines coming to Philadelphia. Now, it seems the concept has already reached San Francisco and the CafĂ© Zoetrope, which is owned by the director Francis Ford Coppola. Take a … Continue reading

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In Shades

It’s always a pleasure to stumble upon a creative concept online that’s done well. In Shades is a new digital magazine created by Marina Esmeraldo (illustrator) and James Vincent (writer). Based in Barcelona, In Shades is a weekly magazine publishing … Continue reading

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How It’s Done

I’m a long time fan of writer George Saunders going back to his short story collections “CivilWar Land in Bad Decline” and “Pastoralia”. If you love great storytelling, whether you know Saunders’ work or not (but you should), this short … Continue reading

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Stories for Strangers

Calling himself “The Roving Typist”, C.D. Hermelin visits parks in New York City where he writes impromptu stories for strangers for a fee. Story patrons provide some ideas on what they’d like in a story and pay what they choose … Continue reading

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What Do We have in Our Pockets

I’m an unabashed fan of the Israeli writer and filmmaker Etgar Keret. If you read any of his terrific short story collections, I’m confident that you’ll fall under his thrall too. Keret recently posted an amusing annotated version of his … Continue reading

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