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A one word review of What We Choose to Remember: Nonfiction Narratives by Steve Heller...
That's pretty much everything you need to know about Steve Heller's tremendously warm-hearted - and free - online collection.
If you need more than one word, this is from Mark Spencer's introduction:
'Heller captures—through the evocation of the past, present, and future and through a blend of fact with fantasy (fantasy being as much a part of our realties as any car crash, failed marriage, or trip to the grocery store for a jar of peanut butter)—the richness, the ambiguity, the mystery, the flux of life, all intertwined with the dissipating smoke of time and the fog of memory.'
The Booktrust short stories website has a bunch of short stories by some big-name short story writers (and others, like Ian Rankin, who are more well known as novelists), which can be downloaded for free here.
Adriano Zanni is responsible for the cover image for the cover image for The Republic of Naught by
Jay McLeod. Here's another picture as a sample of his work, which can be found at http://www.az64.org/ Nice one, Adriano.
"Shock was better than forgetting. It was more like never knowing. A great natural defense mechanism; the mind’s way of turning off the projector, canceling any image, benign or malignant, which could cause the flickering brain pain..."
Here it is - a collection of five horror stories from the travelling maestro of trepidation, Tom Hamilton.
Download it for free from http://philistinepress.com, alongside Tom's first Philistine Press ebook, The Darkened Corner.
Oh, Marcia, I
want your long blonde beauty to be taught in high school, so kids will learn that God lives like music in
the skin and sounds like a sunshine harpsicord. I want high school report cards to look like