Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. He’s published The Art of Brevity: Crafting the Very Short Story; Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo; Brave the Page; All the Comfort Sin Can Provide; Fissures, a collection of 100-word stories; and Nothing Short of 100: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story.
His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including Tin House, The Southwest Review, and The Gettysburg Review, as well as in anthologies such as Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction, Norton’s New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction, and Flash Fiction America. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer. He also hosts Write-minded, a weekly podcast on writing and publishing, and publishes a weekly newsletter on Substack, “Intimations, a Writer’s Discourse.”