Story projects

Story projects

Why stories make the world go round

Gerry Hassan, head of Demos Scotland 2020 and Glasgow 2020, explains how the Glasgow 2020 project came about.

Tales for the train

In 2006 Light Transports commissioned or sourced fifteen short stories, published them in three books according to reading and journey length, and gave them away at railway stations in northern England.

Project co-ordinator Steve Dearden writes about the experience.

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The short story form is better suited to the demands of modern life than the novel.
Simon Prosser Publishing Director Hamish Hamilton

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