Watch the September 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.
Reading performed by Val Cole
1st world problems by Mathieu Riva
Get to know the winning writer:
What is your 1pg Short Story about?
It’s about how much crap that we fill in our every day lives that causes so much stress when in reality love is the most important thing at the end of the day. The ending is a fork in the road; depending on how the reader perceives it.
What genres would you say this short story is in?
How would you describe this story in two words?
What movie have you seen the most in your life?
How long have you been working on this story?
Do you have an all-time favorite novel?
Angels & Demons
What motivated you to write this story?
I’m currently writing my own novel, poetry and competing on the side to improve my writing abilities. As well as it was base on a real life story.
What artist would you love to have dinner with?
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Film, I’m an accomplished guitarist singer, and I act when I can.
What influenced you to enter the 1pg. Short Story contest?
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
If you have an idea, don’t give up on it. If you work hard enough at something people will notice the fruits of your labor, you just have to dedicate your time.
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson