Pithiness is next to godliness
Most of my core beliefs are written on napkins, but not my certainty that we can say more with less.
For example, the shortest story I’ve ever written:
EMPTY NEST (49 words)
She lies on the bed, braced for the obligatory bi-monthly marital relations. He joins her immediately – no need to lock the door anymore with both kids at college. She gives and receives a chaste kiss, a fond smile. Closing her eyes, she thinks about George Clooney. So does he.
Posted on April 1, 2014, in screenwriting, writing and tagged Not using a whole lot of words to make a point when said point can be made much more simply with fewer words, screenwriting, writing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.