If you’re looking for something a little different to dip in to over the holidays, I have a suggestion: “A great collection of original, funny, sad and inspiring stories.” That’s how a reviewer on Amazon’s UK website described Stories for Homes, an anthology of 63 short stories of all styles and genres on the theme of ‘Home.’ There are families, lovers, friends, neighbors, and a surprising number of dead bodies. It’s a damn good read, and as a bonus, all profits from the sale of the anthology go to the UK housing and homelessness charity Shelter.
I first learned about the project in May, when I saw a call for submissions on Twitter. My immediate reaction was great idea, followed by I have to give this a go. Continue reading