So Bad…It’s Good: Brokebutt Mountain

So Bad…It’s Good: Brokebutt Mountain

As the Short Story Guy, I started this blog to focus on short stories and, of course, have some fun. So, we introduce the “So Bad…It’s Good” series: once a month, we review a short story (or sometimes, a novel) that’s been turned into a film, by making our own parody movie. It’s my hope that our […]

Together We Can Change The World

Together We Can Change The World

When I started this site, I had high hopes. But I must admit, there were many doubts too. Over the months I have seen this site grow beyond my wildest dreams. And I have each and every visitor that comes to Paul Worthington Books, or shares this site with others, to thank for its huge […]

Hands Off

Hands Off

I just have to say it – I appreciate every reader that finds his or her way to our blog. Thank you – you are the best, hands down. Speaking of hands, do you like yours? I like mine’s. I wash my hands a lot, even when they are clean. Have you ever thought how different […]

Why Do You Read Short Stories?

Why Do You Read Short Stories?

I’ve been writing short stories for eight years, and I tell you – never have I come across a more fascinating, fun, and inspiring literary form than short story writing. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve read many novels in my lifetime. Sidney Sheldon, Khaled Hosseini, Donald Goines – I run the gambit when to […]