October 3, 2016 by The Citron Review
by Jennifer Fliss
DimeStories are three minute-stories read by the author.
Groups all around the US
We do live events, but since the pandemic we have gone virtual via Zoom
Practice the skill of brevity
Three minutes is a challenge to be creative, concise, and careful with words. Most people are under three minutes with 450 words or fewer
This is your chance to let your words and imagination shine!
An audience for your prose!
DimeStories audience are enthusiastic, supportive and do not offer critique.
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Come and listen, or come and read. Both are encouraged.
A spotlight for your creativity
We will highlight members of our group on our website.
Fiction, nonfiction, essay, experimental, comedy, serious, are welcome. It just has to be prose.
We record our sessions,
A Place to Support Authors
Come support your fellow writers!
Find out how your writing stands out!
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Write about a specific time you ate that meal.
Was it a special occasion? Or something you ate regularly? What made this one time stand out?
Be sure to write about specific ingredients that are used. Are they easy to find?
Who made the dish?
Describe the taste, the feel, the smell.
How did eating that dish make you feel?
What other memories are associated with it?
“In a short-short story you have no time for digressions, for subplots, for extraneous characters, for backstory. Get in and get out. ” ~John Dufresne
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