Monday, November 01, 2010
Hi all. I have a story in a fun new anthology, Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer, as do such luminaries as Joyce Carol Oates, Ha Jin, and Peter Straub. Hint fiction is the brainchild of editor Robert Swartwood and basically refers to stories of twenty-five words or fewer that hint at a larger story that remains untold. (In many cases, the relationship between title and text is very important. Some of the pieces veer toward prose poetry.)
The New Yorker liked it too. So if you need to buy a holiday gift for some bookish person you may not know very well and don't want to spend a lot of money on...