Animated by Monica Garrison and scored by Andrei Pohorelsky, the new single sentence animation for Lynne Tillman's "The Original Impulse" may haunt your dreams.

The sentence reads: "She roared here and soared there, dwarfed by three massive white columns as she and her best college friend mugged before a filmless camera."

The story can be found in full in Electric Literature No. 5. Subscribe at

Single Sentence Animations are creative collaborations. The writer selects a favorite sentence from his or her work and the animator creates a short film in response. Electric Literature is an anthology of short fiction dedicated to reinvigorating the short story using new media and innovative distribution. Visit us at ‪

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