1. Fast reads with big punch (1000 words or fewer for the Flash stories) so for those of you with no time to read, this book is dedicated to you! Really.
2. Ideas for writing prompts (thinking about writing something yourself? Get going!)
3. Emotional roller-coaster.
4. DIFFERENT! Characters you can relate to even though some of them are odd indeed.
5. It's cheap ($5.50) Amazon. Kindle is coming, but when?
6. An introduction to hint fiction
7. An introduction to the challenge of the 6-word memoir.
8. It fits in your purse or carry bag.
9. If you are a teacher, you can find a lesson plan in each story (*except "Saturday Schooled"--language
10. Amaze yourself! Besides, you love me. Or you love Patrick, and you really want him to have enough money to retire and write funny stuff full time.