Because Dec. 22 is the shortest day of the year. I have no idea, but the Twitter-verse says it’s so, so why not? Made me think about one of my favorite short stories ever: 92 Days by Larry Brown. If you haven’t read it, oh man, you have a real treat in store. Track it down, get yourself a nice spot in some bar, start reading and you will have yourself a hell of a time. Just a great story. I found my copy of the book and started reading and yes, just to reconfirm, the story is awesome. So I am really glad it’s the shortest day of the year and that it’s Short Story Day, for reminding me about 92 Days, but also because @shortstoryday was encouraging people to write a #storyin10words. I had fun doing a few and reading other people’s contributions. Folks, the shortest day of the year is NOT over. So why not do the following: Find 92 Days. Go to a bar and read it. While there, compose a #storyin10words.