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Writing the Short Story

    Writing short stories sound so easy … it’s only a few thousand words on a page, not double-digit thousands, right? A lot of people diminish the effort required to produce a highly readable short story. Fortunately, though, there is something of a resurgence in the popularity of the form these days. When writing a novel one can get lost in literary form, tantalising description, full blown character development and take your time with the denouement. A short on the other hand has to create only enough character, scene, and plot to engage a reader without exploding into a myriad of… Read More »Writing the Short Story