lily_reads (lily_reads) wrote in bookish,


     Four hours of sleep and eight hours of work later and I have the attention span of a squirrel on crack. Marusek's a little much at the moment and rather than listlessly browse to quiet my inner fact junkie, I'm reading the literary equivalent of... well, instant coffee.
(Sloppy, I know, but it wouldn't let me paste the complete link. Sorry!) Gorgeous art and sly wit are combined with a deceptive innocence in a vaguely post-apocalyptic landscape.
Stories in six words? Yes! Sift through the mediocre to find the truly splendid, although there's a collection floating around out there that features the likes of Neil Gaiman.
Flash fiction, flash mobs-- put flash before anything and you'll engage my bright and shiny complex. Award-winning authors with limitations, and with some, the talent shows. (For instance: )

     There's little about brevity I like, but these? Worth every word and more.


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  • The Stand-In, by Lily Chu

    A look-alike for a hot Chinese actress gets to pretend to be her and fall in love with her hot co-star. Audible Originals HOW TO UPEND…

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