New Story: You and I – Part 2

The latest instalment is up on Noveltrove:

It’s Sunday. I can tell by the strip of sunlight that creeps between the blinds and settles on your pecs. There’s gold highlights in your chest hair. I never noticed it before. You open your eyes and I look away.

I love super short stories (aka. “flash fiction” or “sudden fiction”), and stories that can be told neatly in one shot. I also like serialised story arcs, though, where stuff happens between instalments and you have to fill in the blanks yourself. As a reader/viewer, I find that so stimulating.

There’s an art to crafting instalments so the ‘middle bits’ don’t feel like middle bits. A reader can drop in at any point in the story and ride it all the way to the end, because every episode feels complete enough. Not complete, but complete enough.

So, with this, I’m giving that a go.

 


Img via HolgersFotografie (CC0)

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