3:13 a.m.

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  • Title: 3:13 a.m.
  • Author: Soren Narnia
  • ISBN: 9781470168117
  • Page: 175
  • Format: Paperback
  • It is 3 13 a.m and now the human imagination reaches out to places and yearnings that it shies away from during life s daylight hours of quiet desperation The brief parables, random episodes, and emotional wanderings within these pages act as a repository of all that can be felt and dreamed when the night is dark, the soul is alone, and our thoughts become uncaged untilIt is 3 13 a.m and now the human imagination reaches out to places and yearnings that it shies away from during life s daylight hours of quiet desperation The brief parables, random episodes, and emotional wanderings within these pages act as a repository of all that can be felt and dreamed when the night is dark, the soul is alone, and our thoughts become uncaged until the first blue of dawn ends the spell.

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    1. I first heard of Soren Narnia through his amazing fiction podcast, "Knifepoint Horror," which was on the /r/PNWS Podcast Recommendation List. It didn't occur to me until fairly recently to see if he had published those stories in book format. He has, but said book appears sadly to be out of print, so I bought this one instead. On the Knifepoint website, Narnia describes his style as "[adhering] to the most primal element of storytelling: a single human voice describing events exactly as it exper [...]

    2. 3:13 a.m. is a collection of very short stories by a relatively unknown author, but one who deserves more attention. The majority of these stories are written very well, are thoughtful, engaging, and should each be savored in their own right. The longest of the stories is three pages long, with the majority of them being under one thousand words.To be honest, with our society's current microwave-time crunch consumption of media, I'm surprised that more authors don't pursue this type of micro-fic [...]

    3. 3:13 a.m. is a collection of short stories. Some of them are amazing, others aren't, but in general, I loved the style of writing. The details are incredible, even though the stories are three pages long, max. Soren Narnia paints a beautiful picture through most of them, sucking the reader in quickly with just a couple of lines. I only wish the stories had titles, so that I could critique the ones I liked (and didn't like) the most.*Book won through First Reads.

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