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.
Tags: Arthur C. Clarke, humour, science fiction, short stories, writing
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.
Tags: art, books, Edgar Allan Poe, illustration, short stories
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.
Tags: sentences, short stories, stories, writing