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 3 provides a practical example.
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...
Nothing was going to spoil Chloe the cat's Christmas, without a paws for thought she leapt into action! A Christmas Story.
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.
Hugo masterfully takes control of the situation and Amber feels that she is floating on a cloud of ecstasy. Anthony had made her feel alive, but this can't compare. She is lost; she is his.
The Wild, Wild West: let your fingers do the walking and your gun do the talking!
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.
The fourth in my series about generating ideas for short stories while avoiding those old tedious writing exercises...
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.
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?