Story Maxims #3

The writer/reader must fall under the spell of the story. The story is a heightened period of enchantment, during which the writer/reader dwells in multiple places, realities, and time periods.

Story Maxims #1

All short fictions are apocalyptic in impulse. They strive towards their own annihilation which arrives only at the point of revelation. When revelation is achieved the story must fall silent.