New short story blog/challenge

December 2, 2011
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I’m starting a new blog that will start posting new material on the first of the year, called Short Story 365.

It’s premise started as a challenge, can you read one short story a day for one year, and grew from there. It seems like a great way to celebrate the short story and by doing it as a group, and publicly, maybe we can help each other stay on track. Ultimately though this is an experiment and like any experiment it can fail unless we can grab a great group of short fiction lovers and keep at it.

This will be a group blog with volunteers logging their (hopefully daily) progress. Anyone can participate and I’ll be arranging prizes.

Head on over there, check it out and join in.

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Brian Lindenmuth

Brian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction editors of Snubnose Press. In addition to Spinetingler his work has appeared in Crimespree magazine and at BSC Review, Galleycat and the Mulholland Books website. He also heads the Spinetingler Award committee.

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6 Responses to New short story blog/challenge

  1. Patti Abbott on December 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    I left a comment over there but not sure it took Anyway, I will be onboard and mention it later today on my blog.

  2. Charlotte Morganti on December 2, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    This sounds like a great time! I’m in!

  3. nigel bird on December 3, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Though I’ll not be able to read them each day, I’ll do my damndest to read them all at some point.

    Sounds great.

    Mind you, I failed Jen’s book challenge last year with mindblowing patheticness.

    nigel

  4. Poker Ben on December 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Count me in.

    I would love to be able to read 1 short story per day, and 1 novel a week.

    2012 might be the year.

  5. Sabrina Ogden on December 4, 2011 at 11:04 am

    Looking forward to this… I’ve been planning my collections on my Kindle, and I really can’t wait to read them all.

  6. Nik Korpon on December 5, 2011 at 11:10 am

    I can’t do anything without being challenged or threatened, so this might be the one that’s gets me moving. Great idea!