Tag Archives: Flannery O’Connor

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Short and Sweet: The American Short Story

American writers of short stories used to be regarded as less prominent than novelists. In fact, many readers would anxiously await their favorite short-story authors to embark on a novel, as they considered their short stories something of a warm-up exercise. And when that novel was born, such writers would often be referred to by […]

Halloween Books: Creepy Crawly Short Reads

Halloween Books: Creepy Crawly (Short) Reads Looking for some Halloween books that provide deliciously-dark tales to complement the spirit of the season, but aren’t in the mood to commit to an entire novel? Short stories can provide you with just the right number of chills to do the job. Longer dark nights, the crunch and […]