"To me a short story is a defined traditional form, the sort of thing that Hemingway wrote, or Katherine Mansfield or Chekhov. It is longer, more developed, with narrated scenes and dialogue and so on. You could call some of my stories proper short stories. Most of the others I wouldn't call short stories, even though many are very short. Some you could call poems—not many." ― Lydia Davis
"If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take or look for the humour when I go for a walk, I would just be depressed all the time." ― Lynda Barry
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Common PeopleGeneral Fiction
Common People is a collection of flash fiction, fragments and short stories inspired by London, memories, and the works of Lynda Barry and Lydia Davis. Updated at least once in a blue moon.