Welcome to The Dollar Short, a brand-new creative-writing project. In 2016, we’re going to write twelve short stories each, and discuss the process — as well as sharing the stories — right here on the internet!

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The Dollar Short is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.