Literary apocrypha tells of a very short story written by Ernest Hemingway that gets in and out in exactly six words: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Whether or not Hemingway penned that little marvel matters less than the untold saga of those shoes – the mind reels at the grim possibilities of that for-sale notice. Micro-fiction is the type of super-short story writing that relishes the restraints of a limiting word count; writers must stoke the imaginations of their readers while making every word... More >>>