Interview with
Favel Parrett

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  • Published 20111031
  • ISBN: 9781921758232
  • Extent: 232 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Your story ‘No Man is an Island’ is strikingly short – in fact, it’s the shortest story in The Annual Fiction Edition. Did you make a conscious decision to write it this way?

I never intend for my stories to be so short. They usually start off much longer, but by the time I draft and draft – get down to the essence of the story – they often end up under 1000 words. I think this is just the way I write. It is frustrating sometimes!

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