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  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Humorous / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:101-Word Stories
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:224
  • eBook ISBN:9781667866338
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667866321

Fast Fiction

101 Stories 101 Words Each

by Scotty Cornfield View author's profile page

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FAST FICTION is a collection of some of the shortest stories you'll ever read. Like the world of improv, each tale has been inspired by a prompt (a single word or a phrase) provided by readers. From those simple suggestions, the stories evolve. You'll meet people from all walks of life, but they'll all have at least one thing in common: Your brief encounter with them will be over in less than a minute. Welcome to FAST FICTION where you'll find 101 stories of exactly 101 words each. How's that for symmetry?
In FAST FICTION, you'll enter a cafe where the menu is loaded with nothing but literary appetizers, designed to be quickly consumed and easily digested. You'll meet people with secrets and others who wished they knew how to keep them; characters looking to exact revenge and others getting their just desserts when karma calls. Fans of the combo platter will see it all here, from the dark to the darkly comical; the laugh-out-loud funny to the thought-provoking; offering more twists and turns than a pretzel—more ups and downs than a souffle. Designed to be picked up and perused at any time-- FAST FICTION is perfect for those impromptu moments while you're waiting in line or otherwise find yourself with some extra time to kill--not long enough to get deeply engaged in a novel but just right as a fun alternative. Even if you do have time to put your feet up, get comfortable and grab a book, these 101-word tales will keep you entertained, briefly encountering characters you will never see again--if you're lucky.
About the author
Scotty Cornfield spent 30 years in the crimefighting business, hunting murderers and sexual predators as well as working deep undercover assignments. As a diversion, he's performed improv and stand up comedy. When not writing, he works as a licensed P.I.
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