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Short Story - Classic Literature - About.com
A short story is an invented prose narrative, usually involving few characters.
Best Short Stories - Classic Literature - About.com
I love to read short stories--they're short, but marvelously sweet nuggets of gold ( perfect to quench a book-lover's appetite for great literature in quick snapshots).
Writing Short Stories -- The Art of Short Story Writing - Fiction Writing
Practical advice on writing short stories for those just getting started, and old pros alike.
How to Write a Short Story - Fiction Writing - About.com
In setting out to write a short story, it doesn't hurt to know that the short story is a fairly young form, dating back only to Nathaniel Hawthorne and his 1837 book ...
Discover New Short Story Ideas - Fiction Writing - About.com
The hardest part about writing is finding original short story ideas. These exercises and prompts will give you a jumping-off point to get unstuck.
About.com Guide to Short Stories
Overview and analysis of Ray Bradbury's short story 'There Will Come Soft Rains, ' including comparisons with Sara Teasdale's poem by the same name. Share.
How to Publish Short Stories in Journals and Magazines
The idea of trying to publish short stories can be daunting, but it's not hard to make submitting stories part of a writing routine. Having a good system in place will ...
How to Write Short Story Conversations and Dialogue
Short story assignments are fun, but they can also be tricky when it comes to writing the dialogue, or conversations that take place between characters. It's not ...
Signs Your Short Story Wants to Be a Novel
Perhaps the most organic way to discover a novel idea is by writing a short story and realizing -- or having someone point out to you -- that what you're dealing ...
How to Use Freewriting -- How to Get Short Story Ideas Through ...
Freewriting is one of the best tools for generating short story ideas. It is a simple writing exercise that can be done anywhere and requires a minimum of time.