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.
Nothing was going to spoil Chloe the cat's Christmas, without a paws for thought she leapt into action! A Christmas Story.
A good command of language and a good understanding of the elements of the short story are necessary prerequisites to writing the short story. The rest is left to the writer's skill and creativity.
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.
Would you like to take your writing to the next level? If so, follow these six steps.
Being an investigative reporter takes Linda around the world and makes quite a few people more than a little upset with her because of her hard-hitting, fact-finding techniques.
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 1 will discuss the parts of the story.
Dialogue can be a very effective tool in story writing; it can be used to break the monotony of continuous narrative and is an important element of characterization and setting.