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For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.

- Although unverified, the legend goes that Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write a short story in six words or less, and this is what he came up with.

The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…

- Fredric Brown’s “Knock,” the shortest science fiction story ever written.

Jun 6

A good video, though not quite as I remember the original story (which freaked me out as a kid). I’d actually just been thinking of this, since it’s been raining pretty much non-stop here in the sunshine state for days now, and also because I got stuck at work yesterday and missed the Venus Transit, which won’t happen again for another 105 years.

socratesthecat:

Today we are celebrating the life of author Ray Bradbury, who passed away this morning at the age of 91. He was a great friend and supporter of libraries. This video is part one of an adaptation of one of his most memorable short stories, All Summer in a Day. Here are parts two and three.

Jan 4

James Franco Reads a Short Story in Bed

(via Open Culture)