Sunday, 4 October 2015
Festival of Drabbles 2015 - Places to Discover Drabbles
We're all too rapidly approaching the Festival of Drabbles for 2015 which will be a week long celebration of drabbles. If you're already a fan of the form then make sure you join in by joining the event and if you aren't aware of drabbles then this is a great event to learn more about them:
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/375605662648575/
On Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/event/show/970201-festival-of-drabbles-2015
It was the Indie Book Bargains website (now known as Book Hippo) that first introduced me to the drabble form - drabbles are a story that is exactly 100 words long. Here are some sites where you can discover drabbles.
If you are aware of other sites to read drabbles then let me know in the comments section below.
Book Hippo features a drabble in its daily newsletter. You can also submit drabbles here for inclusion in the newsletter.
Drblr is a social network dedicated for drabbles - it's easy to sign up and submit drabbles and even easier to browse the submissions.
Short Fiction Readers and Writers
The Short Fiction Readers and Writers group on Facebook has many drabbles posted from a variety of authors.
The Cult of Me
As such a devotee of writing drabbles I have a page dedicated for the drabbles I've written, There are other pages for the various drabble series as well.
Ken Magee's Author Blog
Ken's author blog has his drabbles posted.
Rick Haynes' Author Blog
Rick is a prolific and award winning drabblist and you can read his drabbles on his site.
Kath Middleton has some of her drabbles on her blog.
A drabble themed podcast and website.
A Facebook group dedicated to stories of 100 words or less.
Are You Afraid of the Dark
Features drabbles every Wednesday.