The Making of Flash Fiction

The Making of Flash Fiction

When writing flash fiction, it’s pretty much looking at an iceberg in the reverse. You have to see the big unseen picture, so you can be able to appreciate the smaller one. Case in point: when I was inspired to write the story “Hands Off” I pictured how life would be for a family if […]

“Blown Away” Pre-Order Book Release!

“Blown Away” Pre-Order Book Release!

I am super stoked to inform you of our newest book release, our proudest achievement, and our most precious baby of all the books… Introducing “Blown Away”, the 3rd and final book in the ‘Life’ Series! Not only has this book been a huge labor of love for us (over a year in the making), but it is […]

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 […]

How Short Can a Good Short Story Be?

How Short Can a Good Short Story Be?

It is said, though not proven, that Hemingway coined this short story: For Sale: baby shoes, never worn. Serious flash fiction, right? And it definitely is a story: a beginning, middle, and end. And for myself, it’s one of the best stories I’ve ever heard. But it seems there is an unspoken rule in the world […]