Masterly storytelling that keeps you reading, in the hope that you’re going to get somewhere. Link: “Cream” by Haruki Murakami
— The Willesden Herald (@storyofthemonth) January 23, 2019
But do you – get anywhere?
Sorry but there’s no story of the month for February 2019, as the deadline has passed without anything suitable received. The next cutoff date will be Friday, February 15th for the March edition. Don’t mention … you know what.
“Whether you’re hitting the road, heading to the gym, or just trying to brighten up your daily commute, here are 10 storytelling podcasts you’ll love listening to if you love short stories. Featuring fiction and non-fiction narratives alike, these shows will scratch that narrative itch when reading a book just isn’t an option.” (Sadie Trombetta, Bustle.com)
‘God’s Fingers’ – a short story by Josie Turner!
‘He kept a large glass vase half-filled with golf balls that had crashed into his property – a sort of calendar, measuring the time elapsed since his wife’s death.’https://t.co/KRCQ4iRXY9 pic.twitter.com/bq3nbLxKjw
— TSS Publishing (@TSSPublishing) January 16, 2019
— Wasafiri (@WasafiriMag) January 7, 2019
From Wasafiri: Deirdre Shanahan’s work was included in ‘The Best of British Short Stories 2017’. Her novel The Night Breathing is forthcoming from Bluemoose Books.