siseneG, a short-story, a very short-story, by Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011

A 31 word short-story written by futurist and science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, which was published by Analog magazine in 1984, just may have been one of his best works:

And God said: DELETE lines One to Aleph. LOAD. RUN. And the Universe ceased to exist.

Read the conclusion here.

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Illustrations of mystery and imagination by Harry Clarke

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009

Harry Clarke’s morbid yet captivating illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s classic collection of short stories, Tales of Mystery and Imagination.

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One sentence wonders

Tuesday, 16 September, 2008

One Sentence: as the title suggests, stories told in just one sentence.

When I was 5 or so my mom would tell me to lie down before she tied my tie and I just now realized at the age of 19 that she did this because she’s a funeral director.

Brilliant!

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