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Short Is The New Long

Short Is The New Long

By Greg Krojac and Adam Stump

A podcast aimed at short read readers and short read writers of all genres of fiction.

Adam and Greg chat about writing, and interview short read writers and readers as well as having bonus episodes where authors read excerpts from their own work.

If anyone has any other ideas for content, we'd love to hear from you via any of the social media outlets that can be found in the individual episodes' descriptions or by email at SITNL@hotmail.com
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Episode 17 - Author Chat: P A Kane
Episode 17 - Author Chat: P A Kane
Greg chats with author P A Kane about his collection of autobiographical essays 'The Last Playlist' as well as his other works and his writing process.  You can purchase 'The Last Playlist' at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08MCCB8YN/ You can purchase 'Leaving Jackson Wolf' at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07JN6JQRP/ and 'Written In The Stars: The Book Of Molly' at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LD9A8WQ/ You can find Paul’s blog at http://www.pakane.net/ and his ‘onion-style’ blog at http://buffalomud.com You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
36:25
December 21, 2020
Episode 16 - The Author Reads: P.A. Kane
Episode 16 - The Author Reads: P.A. Kane
Author P;A. Kane reads an excerpt from his collection of essays, "The Last Playlist"  You can find the book at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08MCCB8YN and more about the author and his other works at www.pakane.net or his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pakane14220 You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. We also have a Facebook group Short Read Central Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
15:04
December 03, 2020
Episode 15 - Author Chat: Mike Horwood
Episode 15 - Author Chat: Mike Horwood
Greg chats with a friend that he lost touch with about thirty-five years ago, author Mike Horwood, about Mike's short novel 'Arthur's Eventful Weekend' as well as his other works and his writing process. . You can purchase 'Arthur's Eventful Weekend' at www.amazon.com/dp/B00KRGAF8O You can find Ward Wood Publishing at www.wardwoodpublishing.co.uk You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
34:16
November 24, 2020
Episode 14 - The Author Reads: Mike Horwood
Episode 14 - The Author Reads: Mike Horwood
Author Mike Horwood reads an excerpt from his short novel, "Arthur's Eventful Weekend." You can find Mike's book at https://amazon.com/dp/B00QCM2558 You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. We also have a Facebook group Short Read Central Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
18:49
November 21, 2020
Episode 13 - Making Money With Short Stories
Episode 13 - Making Money With Short Stories
Can you make a living from writing short stories? Probably not but there are ways you can make money from your works. Adam and Greg discuss the options. The website that is like Kindle Unlimited for short stories, is www.penpee.com  Watch an interview with the marvellous Brian Blessed. https://youtu.be/Za79QwYD5mo Michael Swanwick's interview can be found at https://wired.com/2016/09/geeks-guide-michael-swanwick/ You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. We also have a Facebook group Short Read Central Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
50:14
November 17, 2020
Episode 12 - Author Chat: Greg Krojac
Episode 12 - Author Chat: Greg Krojac
Adam chats with his co-host, Greg Krojac about Greg's novella 'WTF?' as well as his other works and his writing process. We hear about what inspired the novella, what made Greg to want to write in the first place, and why he moves between sub-genres of science fiction along with other revelations. (N.B. There is a brief change in sound quality at one point. A reference to Poul Anderson was added during editing in the interests of clarity). You can purchase 'WTF?' at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z2SY23K You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
50:14
November 10, 2020
Episode 11 - The Author Reads: Greg Krojac
Episode 11 - The Author Reads: Greg Krojac
Podcast co-host Greg Krojac reads an excerpt from his darkly entertaining comedy-horror novella 'WTF?', a perfect story to read on Halloween (or any other time for that matter). 'An American Werewolf In London' meets 'Weekend At Bernie's'. You can purchase 'WTF?' at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z2SY23K You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
16:37
October 31, 2020
Episode 10 - My First Short Read
Episode 10 - My First Short Read
Greg and Adam talk about the first short read that had an impact on them, and even mention some poetry that still resonates with them. If you'd like to read 'The Metamorphisis' by Franz Kafka, follow this link. You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
37:45
October 26, 2020
Episode 9 - The Art of Microfiction
Episode 9 - The Art of Microfiction
Adam and Greg talk about the elements of microficiton - a sub-genre of flash fiction that's limited to just 300 words (or less).  We had a few unexpected laughs along the way! The weekly magazine mentioned in the podcast can be found at www.microfictionmondaymagazine.com. Also check out https://twitter.com/MythicPicnic and https://www.blackharepress.com/submissions You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com Greg has also just created a newsletter about his writing AND this podcast. If you'd like to receive the newsletter, please go to https://www.gregkrojac.com/newsletter-signup
50:51
October 20, 2020
Episode 8 - Special Interview: Steven Carr of Sweetycat Press
Episode 8 - Special Interview: Steven Carr of Sweetycat Press
Adam flies solo this week in an interview with Steven Carr, a prolific author with over 400 short stories published. Steve is also the creator of Sweetycat Press whose goal is to help readers become aware of and to elevate the status of emerging authors . Steve's website can be found at https://www.stevecarr960.com and the Sweetycat Press Facebook Group is at https://www.facebook.com/groups/3448765445196769 You can follow Steve on Twitter at https://twitter.com/carrsteven960 and Sweetycat Press at https://twitter.com/SweetycatPress You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
59:22
October 13, 2020
Episode 7 - Author Chat: ND Coley
Episode 7 - Author Chat: ND Coley
Greg and Adam chat with ND Coley about his short story 'The Blanket From the Sky' and find out more about the man himself. Coley''s Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ndcoley1983/.  You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
45:26
October 05, 2020
Episode 6 - The Author Reads: ND Coley
Episode 6 - The Author Reads: ND Coley
Author ND Coley reads his short story 'The Blanket From the Sky'. You can listen to him chatting with Greg and Adam in Tuesday's episode of 'Short Is The New Long'. You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
27:22
October 03, 2020
Episode 5 - Singles And Shorts
Episode 5 - Singles And Shorts
Adam and Greg talk about two categories, Amazon Singles and Amazon Short Reads, that many people are probably unaware of and how useful the categories are for readers and writers. Two articles are mentioned in the pod... 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day at www.buzzfeed.com/danieldalton/short-reads 50 Must-Read Short Books under 250 pages at www.bookriot.com/best-short-books You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
45:00
September 28, 2020
Episode 4 - Author Chats: Rob Edwards
Episode 4 - Author Chats: Rob Edwards
Greg and Adam chat with Rob Edwards about his short story 'The Lords Of Negative Space' and find out more about the man himself. Rob's podcast can be found at www.storycastrob.co.uk. and the short story you heard can be found as part of a short story collection 'Tales From The Underground' here. His new novel 'The Ascension Machine' can be found here and you can follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/StorycastRob You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
46:55
September 22, 2020
Episode 3 - The Author reads: Rob Edwards
Episode 3 - The Author reads: Rob Edwards
Author Rob Edwards reads from his short story 'The Lords of Negative Space'. You can listen to him chatting with Greg and Adam in Tuesday's episode of 'Short Is The New Long'. You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
24:56
September 19, 2020
Episode 2 - Short Stories Are Short, Novels Are Long
Episode 2 - Short Stories Are Short, Novels Are Long
Greg and Adam talk about the difference between writing a short story and a novel, the importance of point and theme, the differing pressures felt by short story writers and novelists, and Adam introduces the approach to marketing short stories. Correction: Greg mentioned a book by author P.A.Kane and said that it was called 'The Playlist'. The correct title is 'The Last Playlist', and it will be published just before Christmas 2020. You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
45:15
September 15, 2020
Take part in the show!
Take part in the show!
Greg and Adam want YOU to get involved! If you're a short read author, we'd like you to record yourself reading an excerpt of one of your stories. If you're a short read reader, tell us why you read short reads, what's your favourite, or any other relevant comment you think listeners might be interested in.  You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
02:38
September 12, 2020
Episode 1 - Breaking The Duck
Episode 1 - Breaking The Duck
In this first episode of the podcast 'Short Is The New Long', Greg and Adam explain how the podcast's name came about and what it hopes to achieve. They also talk about what exactly a short read is, and how listeners can get involved.  You can find out more about the podcast at our website sitnl4.wixsite.com/sitnlpodcast. You can also follow us on Twitter at @SITNLpodcast, on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SITNLpodcast, and on Instagram at instagram.com/sitnlpodcast. Adam's website is astump.com, and you can also find him on Facebook or contact him at a.stump.fiction@gmail.com Greg's website is gregkrojac.com, and he's on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can contact him at greg.krojac@outlook.com
26:47
September 08, 2020