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.
By adding conflict to a story, you enhance it's readability to your audience. Try it with your romantic novel!
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.
There is a difference between just putting words down on paper or in a computer and writing meaningful content. If you want your writing to be taken seriously, think meaningful content.
When writing background character information in your suspense thriller; it is important to interject long standing rivalry.
Writers are always asked where they get their short story ideas from, so here's a few ways to get you started without using writing prompts, boring exercises or online plot-generators.
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.
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.