Archive for September 11th, 2011

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Hi I’m Paddy O’Reilly and today I’m going to read you a story called How to Write a Short Story. There are a lot of courses and books and websites and all kinds of things that talk about the rules for writing short stories, the rules for making a good story, what to do and what not to do. I don’t think there are any rules, and if there are, I think we should break them anyway. So this story is a little bit of a play on all of those, recipes really, of how to produce a story. It was first published in New Australian Stories 2 put out by Scribe in 2010.


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