How to Write Short Stories
There is great story material in ironical events. This article discusses 13 such plots with examples.
Everyone has a story to tell and creative writing takes practice. Here are the basic elements to the short story form and some examples on how to use them.
Coming up with ideas for short stories can be difficult, but not being a fan of writing exercises, I've developed a few alternative ways of finding inspiration.
It is often difficult for writers to find the inspiration or an idea for their next article or short story. This hub gives one example I have experimented with to help me write a short story.
The fourth in my series about generating ideas for short stories while avoiding those old tedious writing exercises...
What is your motivation for writing? Do contests spur your creative juices to flow? Entering contests is a practice form to critique your craft while perfecting it. At the same time entering your writing in contests...
This three-part Short Story Tutorial is intended as a simple guide to assist students and teachers in understanding and writing the Short Story. Tutorial 1 will discuss the parts of the story.
Unless you've got a fantastic imagination (like me!) it can be difficult to generate interesting story ideas, so here's another instalment of the prompts and tricks I've used with writer's groups...
Novice short story writers and often seasoned ones are prone to errors such as lack of credibility, dullness and poor research.
Markets for short stories are many and varied, but with such a range of outlets to choose from, where's the best place to start?
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