Three-Minute Fiction How long does it take to tell a good story? We're betting you can do it in just a few minutes — three, to be exact. For our contest, we want to hear your original short stories that can be read in three minutes or less.

Lisa Rubenson of Charlotte, N.C., wrote our Round 10 winning story, "Sorry for Your Loss." Courtesy of Lisa Rubenson hide caption

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Three-Minute Fiction: The Round 10 Winner Is ...

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Author Mona Simpson is the judge for Round 10 of Three-Minute Fiction. She has written five works of fiction (among other short stories and essays): Anywhere but Here, The Lost Father, A Regular Guy, Off Keck Road and My Hollywood. Alex Hoerner hide caption

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Three-Minute Fiction Round 10: Leave A Message After The Beep

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