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.
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.
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 2 will focus on the elements of the story.
Nothing was going to spoil Chloe the cat's Christmas, without a paws for thought she leapt into action! A Christmas Story.
Behind his humble exterior lurked a man, a human being, invisible to all around him and then he spoke and the shaky words he uttered were filled with so much love and compassion.
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.
Another one in my series about coming up with ideas for short stories without resorting to traditional writing exercises...
Crime and investigation makes a great story, but you need to know the world of crime, so you can write thrillers, mysteries, and other related crime dramas. Don't get caught using cliches but write a clever and accurate...
Part 1 of this topic outlines the basics of the Short Story. Part 2 will provide examples and illustrations to clarify terms and definitions used in Part 1.
When writing background character information in your suspense thriller; it is important to interject long standing rivalry.