“Blown Away” Pre-Order Book Release!by Paul Worthington Jr. on January 18, 2015 Permalink
I am super stoked to inform you of our newest book release, our proudest achievement, and our most precious baby of all the books…
Introducing “Blown Away”, the 3rd and final book in the ‘Life’ Series! Not only has this book been a huge labor of love for us (over a year in the making), but it is the first book of its kind to feature Fifty Words or Fe Read More…
TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLDby Paul Worthington Jr. on December 31, 2014 Permalink
(Photo and story by shortstoriesshort.com)
When I started this site, I had high hopes. But I must admit, there were many doubts too. Over the months I have seen this site grow beyond my wildest dreams. And I have each and every visitor that comes to Paul Worthington Books, or shares this site with others, to thank for its huge success. Read More…
The Making of Flash Fictionby Paul Worthington Jr. on December 3, 2014 Permalink
When writing flash fiction, it’s pretty much looking at an iceberg in the reverse. You have to see the big unseen picture, so you can be able to appreciate the smaller one. Case in point: when I was inspired to write the story “Hands Off” I pictured how life would be for a family if all but one, woke without their hands. The mother would be the only one with hands. Read More…
HANDS OFFby Paul Worthington Jr. on November 19, 2014 Permalink
I just have to say it – I appreciate every reader that finds his or her way to our blog. Thank you – you are the best, hands down.
Speaking of hands, do you like yours? I like mine’s. I wash my hands a lot, even when they are clean.
Have you ever thought how different your life would be without hands? Let’s write a fifty word or less story living without hands. Read More…
How Short Can a Good Short Story Be?by Paul Worthington Jr. on October 22, 2014 Permalink
It is said, though not proven, that Hemingway coined this short story:
For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.
Serious flash fiction, right? And it definitely is a story: a beginning, middle, and end. And for myself, it’s one of the best stories I’ve ever heard. Read More…