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Robert Swartwood is hosting a New Hint Fiction contest! So, crank out a 25-word story that stands on its own and suggests a more complex story.

But there’s only so much you can do with a 25 word limit, right? Robert doesn’t believe so. He has “faith that more can be done with the genre, that writers can think outside the box.” Let’s prove him right!

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: Four years ago Robert Swartwood selected “View from a ’77 Chevy Scottsdale” to appear in Hint Fiction from W. W. Norton & Company. Not long after, Dustin Grella created an animation of the piece. You can link to it from Swartwood’s New Hint Fiction Contest announcement–it’s the second “here” in “(here and here and here)” or you can click on the below.


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Borrowed Gas Can, Hwy 99

out in Six Minute Magazine, Winter 2012 edition


This one was inspired by a guy and his dog near some Oregon dunes, as was “View from a ’77 Chevy Scottsdale” (in Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or FewerW. W. Norton and Company).

Six Minute Magazine is “a print and electronic magazine…[containing] quality fiction that can be read in under six minutes.”

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watch Dustin Grella’s animation of “View from a ’77 Chevy Scottsdale,” which appears in Hint Fiction from W. W. Norton & Company,  by clicking play on the video above or at the Animation Hotline

Grella posts animations inspired by messages left in his voicemail

leave him a message and maybe he’ll animate it: 212-683-2490 or Skype at animationhotline

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Columbia Art League of Missouri will hold an art show inspired by the stories of Hint Fiction (in which “View from a ’77 Chevy Scottsdale” appears)
show: August 23 through October 1, 2011
opening reception: September 1, 2011
more details <<here>>

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