NEED TO RE-TREAD YOUR RESOLUTION? CHECK THIS OUT AT READ SHORT FICTION

So…how are you doing with your New Year’s Resolution(s)? Plugging away? Struggling? Or have you given up already?

Joseph Auslander’s  “A Goal for Goals” at Read Short Fiction just might put what you’re up against into perspective—or give you that “oomph” you need.

This story quite literally cracked me up when I read it, and I remember thinking I hadn’t read anything this outrageous, clever, and funny in a long time. And yet, in a very scary way, I also identified with this character—I found this piece an excellent example of how an exaggerated character in a story can absolutely work. There’s a little bit of this guy in all of us, probably, whether we want to admit it or not, and he’s one I won’t be forgetting any time soon.

Check it out at

http://www.readshortfiction.com/2011/01/a-goal-for-goals-by-joseph-auslander-jr/

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About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. She has received three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies, is a co-editor for Read Short Fiction, and co-hosts the Dark Discussions Podcast. Her work Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks; her horror novel, Bad Apple, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s also a member of the New England Horror Writers Association. More info: www.kristipetersenschoonover.com

Posted on January 21, 2011, in Read Short Fiction and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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