The fourth in my series about generating ideas for short stories while avoiding those old tedious writing exercises...
“Dogs have good instincts. They can smell fear and they know when to charge. They also know when it is prudent to back out.”
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.
Another one in my series about coming up with ideas for short stories without resorting to traditional writing exercises...
Learn about the psychological difficulties of a writer in this third lesson of the Correspondence Course in Short Story Writing.
With quiet surety, seven of The Boss’s hoods make their way through the fence. They are led by none other than Momma Louisa Paccio’s favorite boy Riccardo!
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.
What’s a true thriller without a bit of the unexplained? There are unique times when we want to use our imagination regarding an issue. Things don't always have to be explained!
The Wild, Wild West: let your fingers do the walking and your gun do the talking!
For long moments we are both silent. I feel completely at peace nestled in the passionate embrace of Hugo. For I am compelled to follow him into a journey of endless ecstasy.