Rated 3.50/5 based on 2 reviews
My Round Eight entry in National Public Radio's "Three Minute Fiction" contest. As the rules required, less than 600 words and incorporating this sentence: "She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door." Tried to balance dialogue and narrative; still looking for that first reader who appreciates characters speaking for themselves, to some degree.
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About E. G. Fabricant

E. G. Fabricant is a writer living in San Jose, California, who’s interested in producing short fiction that’s contemporary, topical, and speaks to the human condition.

His dormant interest in this pursuit was rekindled when he was selected as one of 10 finalists in the International Category of the Mark Twain Writing Competition: “A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage,” sponsored by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library.

E. G.'s determined to become the oldest, new best short fiction writer. He’s also interested in hearing from others with similar interests who want to become better at it.

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Review by: Cindrella Das Mandal on June 6, 2012 :
The story is well written. But I remained confused through three fourths of the story.
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Review by: Paul Kunkel on June 1, 2012 :
Excellent! It's gotta be hard to write something comprehensible in so few words, but you did it!
But then, I'm a Vietnam vet ('65-66) so I understand .....
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