In defence of Short Stories

Since launching Greyhart Press, I’ve been delighted to encounter fellow publishers and authors who champion shorter story lengths. One of these evangelists is James Everington. I came across him on an online forum and took a chance on his short story collection The Other Room. I was not disappointed.

In fact, I liked it so much that I… Well, I didn’t buy the company but I did a guest blog post on James’ Scattershot Writing blog.

An author friend, Ian Watson, sometimes talks about meta fiction. I’m not quite sure what that means. In this guest blog I appear as a character in a short story about short stories inside a blog post about short stories. Does that count? Not sure but it was fun to write.

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About Tim C. Taylor

Science fiction publisher and author of the bestselling Human Legion series. I live with my wife and young family in an English village. I am currently writing full time, when I'm not roped into building Lego.
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One Response to In defence of Short Stories

  1. James says:

    My introduction to science fiction was via the short story. Asimov’s I, Robot collection to be precise and I still very much enjoy the form.

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