Stories don’t need to be long, to be perfect!


A. Lee Brock

What makes a perfect story?

Definitely not…

Length.

Sometimes, a short story?

Is all you need:

[via IO9]18 Perfect Short Stories That Pack More Of A Punch Than Most Novels

People sometimes mistake short stories for trifles, wee vignettes that are over before they start. But there’s a reason why many of the best movies are based on short fiction rather than novels: a short story is just the right length to blow your mind. Here are 18 science fiction and short stories that rock our world.

1) “The Last Question” by Isaac Asimov

This is one of the all-time great idea-driven stories, and it’s one that manages to be both cosmic and poignant. In 2061, humans create the first truly awesome supercomputer, Multivac, and decide to ask it how the net amount of entropy in the universe could be reduced. This turns out to be…

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