Just how small can a story be and still be called a story? Legend claims Ernest Hemingway wrote the six word story: For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn. Six heartbreaking words. A story in my opinion. The land of online has spawned many online magazines featuring flash fiction. The sort of story you can read … Continue reading How Small? Is it still a story?
American storyteller Reynolds Price wrote: A need to tell and hear stories is essential to the species Homo sapiens – second in necessity apparently after nourishment and before love and shelter. Millions survive without love or home, almost none in silence; the opposite of silence leads quickly to narrative, and the sound of story is the … Continue reading Is Storytelling more important than shelter?