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Short Story - Classic Literature - About.com
"One way to improve students' ability in the areas of forming generalizations and inferences is by exposing students to the elements of the short story." ...
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.
Short Stories: Reviews, Analysis, Recommendations
Browse expert reviews of new and classic short stories. Read author biographies, top books lists, and find out what short stories to read next.
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 ...
Parts of a Short Story for Writing - Homework/Study Tips - About.com
The first question many students may ask when setting out to write a short story is how long is a short story supposed to be? Short stories have a fairly broad ...
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.
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.
Thoughts on Marketing and Connecting Short Story Collections
Publishing a book of short stories is difficult. Novels are usually what a publisher wants, as novels are what usually sell. Often a literary agent won't take a writer ...
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 ...