Shorts are what you think of wearing in hot weather, and frankly, we like reading shorts, too. So we assigned small stories -- no more than 400 words! -- to seven local writers, and insisted they include the following phrases: "the slap of her flip-flops"; "slick sunscreen" and "dry dog food." Seven utterly different stories is what we got . . .
My Big Fish Tail
BY NANCY STEARNS BERCAW... Read more
TAGS: creative writing
, short story
, summer reading