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Sudden fiction

American short-short stories

by Robert Shapard

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Published by G.M. Smith in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, American,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas ; with a frontistory by Robert Coover ; and afterwords, about the short-short story form by forty of America"s finest writers.
      ContributionsShapard, Robert, 1942-, Thomas, James, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 S8 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2716893M
      ISBN 100879052481
      LC Control Number86010039

      After the Sudden Fiction and Flash Fiction anthologies, editors Shapard and Thomas teamed with Gonzalez to create this stunning compilation of short shorts (under 1, words) by venerated and. Nobody seems to agree on what exactly "Sudden Fiction" is but whatever it is, it is becoming the short-attention-span genre of the day. A diverse collection of extremely short stories to enjoy in the /5(33).

        Succinct, superior, surprising—it all adds up to Sudden Fiction (Continued), a stellar collection of sixty short-shorts from the editors of Sudden Fiction and Sudden Fiction International.. Remember Sudden Fiction International—that bounty of short-short stories from all over the world?Literary folks loved them. Students carried the book around with : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. sudden fiction Download sudden fiction or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get sudden fiction book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

        Queen of dark short fiction Sarah Hall brought us more expertly turned tales of sex, death and danger in Sudden Traveller (Faber), while Zadie Author: Justine Jordan.   Marvelous collection of an emerging sub-genre: the new sudden fiction - label given by the editors themselves, Robert Shapard and James Thomas, who decided to split the new genre, the short-short story, "using Solomon's wisdom", into two sub-genres: the new sudden fiction and the flash fiction. Terrific short-shorts/5(5).


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Currently you can order by phone OR complete our book request form below. Call or text our main line at () Order your audiobooks through us at. Important Store Updates. We are closed for in-store shopping. We still need your support. Here is how to keep enjoying books. Sudden Fiction: Sudden fiction book Short Stories Paperback – Decem by Robert Shapard (Editor), James Thomas (Editor)/5(32).

Sudden Fiction is more astounding than flat, and there are quite a few reasons why you should consider reading this collection: The stories are short-short -- about 1 to 4 pages.

You can breeze through ten before bed and feel quite accomplished (though you may want to take a break and digest some of the true zingers in this book)/5. The original Sudden Fiction anthology was something of a literary groundbreaker as well as the start of a franchise--Robert Shapard and James Thomas could be credited with giving sudden (aka flash, aka micro, aka short short) fiction a formal stage so that the genre could (and did) become acceptable in all kinds of venues where it had not been considered legitimate before/5.

It's a collection of 'sudden' or short-short fiction (with pieces ranging from a couple of hundred words to a few pages; this is a subgenre the editors refer to as 'flash' fiction in their similarly brief introduction) and I can imagine the book lending itself to various uses /5(10).

“This book pulses with the flare of fiction breaking out―a book of light, of lightning.” - Frederick Busch “A vital service on behalf of the short, the sweet, and sure, and the―uh―sudden/5(27).

Bret Lott describes sudden stories, otherwise known as flash fiction, as "a moment stripped of everything to reveal truly, deeply, a matter of life and death." SUDDEN STORIES includes work by Molly Giles, Aimee Bender, Virgil Suarez, Judith Ortiz Cofer, and Melanie Rae Thon.4/5(2).

Sudden Fiction Books. likes 41 talking about this 33 were here. We are a local bookstore in Castle Rock, Colorado. Located in the Ecclesia Market downtown, we are so honored and excited to 5/5. A book of "sudden fiction": proof that you can make up a term and if you label it well, you can create a new genre and get published.

Now I want to write sudden fiction. flag Like see review/5. Yet, my first exposure to sudden fiction was in my basic Short Story Writing class, with another instructor who'd assigned the first book of the series. My first thought on the concept was that "Sudden Fiction" is a clever title for an anthology of short stories, but.

Sudden Fiction: American Short-short Stories. We who love prose fiction love these miniature tales both to read and to write because they are so finite; so highly compressed and highly charged.

People who like to skip can't skip in a three-page story/5(4). Sudden Fiction Sudden Fiction is Castle Rock’s premier independent bookseller–in fact, Sudden Fiction is Castle Rock’s only bookseller. We sell new and used books, stocking the newest titles.

As the title indicates, "Sudden Fiction" is a collection of 60 different short stories. The fact that they all fit into just under pages is due to the fact that these are "short shorts". Each of the stories is just a few pages long, the authors delivering their emotion, image /5.

The title "Sudden Fiction (Religion)" puzzles me, since these stories are not religious. One story alludes to the shroud of Turin, another mentions Buddhist funeral customs, but that's it. Since the bizarre title appears only in Amazon's product listing and not on or in the book itself.4/5(9).

Sudden Fiction Brilliantly Captures The Tremendous Popularity of This New and Distictly American : Smith, Gibbs Publisher. Flash Fiction Stories For When You’re Brushing Your Teeth, Waiting for the Coffee to Brew, Etc. (Stories that will take about 1–2 minutes to read) via GIPHY.

“Curriculum” by Sejal Shah ( words) “Sticks” by George Saunders ( words) “The Huntress” by Sofia Samatar ( words) “Miracles” by Lucy Corin ( words). Sudden fiction international: sixty short-short stories Item Preview Sudden fiction international: sixty short-short stories by Shapard, Robert, ; Thomas, James, A lover's ear / Yuan Ch'iung-ch'iung -- By the creek / Barry Yourgrau -- The book / Rodrigo Rey Rosa -- Facing the light / Talat Abbasi -- Lost keys / Paul Milenski Pages:   Click the “Play” button to Listen to Audio Version (or subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast in iTunes).

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Goodreads members who liked Sudden Fiction: A.I wanted to read a collection of flash fiction (though, as I learned, there is a subtle distinction between “sudden fiction” and “flash fiction”—this difference is in length. “Flash” refers to even shorter stories—1 to 2 pages—and “sudden” allows up to about five pages) for a variety of reasons/5(5).Book Summary Following on the success of the Flash Fiction and Sudden Fiction series, Robert Shapard and James Thomas join with Ray Gonzalez in selecting works that each present a complete story in less than 1, words.

Luisa Valenzuela, one of Latin America’s most lauded writers, provides the .