‘It was a dark and stormy night,’ or something like that

This is the age of fast content—short and sweet, quick and dirty, in and out. If you can’t make an impact in 140 characters you’re just not in the groove, try again.
But seriously, there’s still a place in this world for good creative writing.
The Acorn’s ninth annual Fiction in a Nutshell challenge returns this fall and pays homage to both brevity and bombast. The popular story-telling contest requires submitting writers to tell a complete fiction story in 100 words or less.
You’d think today’...

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