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Life is not about length, but about depth

By Mehedi Shamim | 23 Nov, 2021

Life is not about length, but about depth

Not about the length of life, but it's about the depth of life   

Tolpi Tolpar Golpo

Short stories can be less about storytelling than something harder to wrap up. Perhaps emotional pitch or compression of character: one vibrant element that we hold in our minds long after the imaginary tale is finished, reminding us almost in the flesh. The time is limited and the blow that the author needs to have on the reader has to be that much more instantaneous than in the case of a story. And yet, when ended properly, the shorter format can be ecstasy to read. Quite a few young writers are talented in doing just that, like Mehedi Shamim.

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