Saturday, November 10, 2012

It's Short Story Week! Links, lists, videos, reviews

It's Short Story Week upcoming! To join the big short celebration online, here some links, lists, videos, initiatives: 

A twitter initiative: on sundays, link to someone else's short story published somewhere online which will delight and astound readers this week. Make sure to add the hashtag #storysunday.

The storySouth Million Writers Award
The largest short story award in the web: the storySouth Million Writers Award highlights short stories published in online journals and magazines. Here's the link to the current Top10 list

A brief survey of the short story - a Guardian series 
In an online literary series that started in 2007, Chris Power portrays authors of short stories, and the development of the short story as format over time in the Guardian.

The danger of a single story
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. - a TedTalk video.

The Short Review
Online reviews of new, not-quite-so-new and classic collections and anthologies

About Short Story Week
National Short Story Week is an annual awareness event. Its aim is to focus the attentions of the public and the media on the short story and short story writers, publishers and events. The central website is nationalshortstoryweek

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