100-Word Stories: Writing with Gaps

Some of our readers have asked why we don’t publish more narrative-driven pieces. In response, we thought we’d re-blog this piece from Brevity, which offers some insight into the art and science of the 100-word story.

100-Word Stories: Writing with Gaps.

2 thoughts on “100-Word Stories: Writing with Gaps

  1. A good 100-word story startles the reader in similar manner. “This something has triggered me, has provoked a tiny shock, a satori, the passage of a void,” writes Barthes…..

    Yes, there’s nothing more exciting than being jolted by a moment that requires few words and results in a multitude of piercing sensations. Thrilling!


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