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.
When writing background character information in your suspense thriller; it is important to interject long standing rivalry.
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.
Lesson 2 was about analysing the modern short story primarily in magazines for story length, paragraph length, amount of dialogue, number of characters, endings, etc.
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.
You never know who you'll meet when you're working out of a shoe box. Pigeon's luck begins to change when he has a chance encounter with a stranger.
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.
Learn about the psychological difficulties of a writer in this third lesson of the Correspondence Course in Short Story Writing.
When love is in the air only Cupid knows where the arrow will fall. Brijet is in for an unexpected surprise!
Writing a short story is simple once you know how to start. A children's story requires adhering to the attention span of a child along with a word count. Whereas stories for adults can go on and on!