Short Story Thursdays

“I used to hate short stories.” – Jacob Tomsky in Book Riot

Jacob Tomsky, the founder, president, and czar of Short Story Thursdays used to hate short stories. If you’re a member of SST, you’ll find that hard to believe. If you’re not, I’d like to first implore you to sign up.

Jacob works his ass off each and every week to curate a short story to blast to your email. This seemingly simple task is actually an undertaking. I should know. Since 2011, Jacob has allowed me to be a part of this organization – both as a reader and a behind-the-scenes player. I’ve always found the origins of this organization to be a great story and, like the amazing writer he is, he tells it in this article:

So You Hate Short Stories? by Jacob Tomsky (


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