April 26th, 2015
Home | Log in! or Register

Fresh Fiction
Todays_Pick
Fresh Pick
Captive

THE MAKEOVER MISTAKETHE MAKEOVER MISTAKE

On Top Shelf

X
Fresh Reader News delivered daily:

April Best Reads

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
Can a convicted criminal be trusted to help solve their case, or will he lead them straight into a double cross?


slideshow image
Can she restore his reputation or will he jeopardize hers?


slideshow image
Family, second chances--and the connections that bring women together in hope and healing. . .


slideshow image
Will this unlikely match prosper or fall to the shoals of the ton?


slideshow image
The Irresistible Italian: Married for Business


slideshow image
You'll never be the same




Purchase

Buy at WalMart.com

Add to Wish List


Also by Robert Swartwood:

Hint Fiction, November 2010
Paperback

Hint Fiction
Robert Swartwood

An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer

W. W. Norton & Company
November 2010
On Sale: November 1, 2010
188 pages
ISBN: 0393338460
EAN: 9780393338461
Paperback
$13.95
Add to Wish List

Fiction

A story collection that proves less is more. The stories in this collection run the gamut from playful to tragic, conservative to experimental, but they all have one thing in common: they are no more than 25 words long. Robert Swartwood was inspired by Ernest Hemingway's possibly apocryphal six-word story—"For Sale: baby shoes, never worn"—to foster the writing of these incredibly short-short stories. He termed them "hint fiction" because the few chosen words suggest a larger, more complex chain of events. Spare and evocative, these stories prove that a brilliantly honed narrative can be as startling and powerful as a story of traditional length. The 125 gemlike stories in this collection come from such best-selling and award-winning authors as Joyce Carol Oates, Ha Jin, Peter Straub, and James Frey, as well as emerging writers.

Media Buzz

Weekend Edition Saturday - November 13, 2010

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2015 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Google+ Google+