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Mark Twain and Blaise Pascal

Mark Twain once wrote¬† (having copied it from the French thinker Blaise Pascal) “I am sorry for the length of this letter, but I did not have the time to write a short one”. This captures the essence of a … Continue reading

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The added value of the short story.

In modern society brevity is required, desired. We communicate via shorthand, text messaging and emoticons. The short story should be more valued than most forms of fiction, hot on the heels of poetry and flash fiction . A commuter can … Continue reading

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