The Best In Short Fiction Storytelling

November 12, 2009

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ — If you enjoy reading but don’t have the time or just can’t get in to those long novels, then here are four picks of books containing the best short-fiction you’re likely to find – because it’s the best we’ve found:

  1. Trip: The Collected Stories Volume 4 by Robert Silverberg (Subterranean Press) A collection of short stories written by Robert Silverberg between March 1972 and November 1973. This is indeed “visionary Storytelling” as the author explains in his introduction to this collection.
  2. L. Ron Hubbard Presents (Writers of the Future) Volume XXV edited by K.D. Wentworth. (Galaxy Press) Number 25 in a series that has proven over time to present the best there is to offer from new science fiction and fantasy writers. Stories in this volume add to the stature of the contest which discovers this talent and shows that the future remains in good hands with a new group ready to move onto the best seller lists.
  3. Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow) If you like Neil Gaiman’s writing, you’ll find hours of entertaining reading. If you’re not sure, then this is a great place to start. With 31 separate selections, you will certainly find several to your liking.
  4. Landscapes: Stories by Kevin J. Anderson by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart (Five Star) This collection of short fiction by Anderson proves what a talented and versatile writer he is. In addition to his familiar sf themes, he delves into fantasy with 7 of the 22 entries, providing truly pleasurable reading for his existing fans while also acting as a great introduction for new fans.

So, if you like to read, but don’t have the time for the long novel, the above four exciting top picks from Beverly Widder are for you. “These are my can’t put-it-down fiction which are sure to provide some great entertainment – the way you like it.”

SOURCE Writers of the Future

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