Here are some common tips to help with the unique challenges of short story writing.
Words For Charity is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2019 Summer “Benevolent Quill” grant to Charles Compton. Charles hails from Virginia. Following high School he served six years in the military including time serving in Iraq. Upon returning he has attended Norfolk State university and is about to finish his degree with … Continue reading 2019 Summer Benevolent Quill Grant Awarded
We are excited to be adding a new grant to the Words for Charity grant programs. The “Emerging Philanthropist” grant will be awarded annually to the author whose contributions raise the most donations for charity at wordsforcharity.org, in a given calendar year. So with out further adieu here are the broad strokes; The grant will … Continue reading New Grant for 2020
Maybe it's not a Novel!!! What a great post, definitely a must read for authors. by Phoebe Quinn I am a fan of the humble short story – so much so that I am currently constructing a novel out of them. But it’s an underrated medium, one that is almost feared by both authors and … Continue reading 7 Reasons Your Novel Might Be a Short Story (And How to Fix Them) — A Writer’s Path
Words For Charity is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2019 Summer “Philanthropic Scribe” grant to Neil A. White. Neil is the first author to have been awarded grants in two different periods, as he has donated multiple short stories. Neil was born in Melbourne and educated in his native Australia and the … Continue reading 2019 Summer Philanthropic Scribe Grant Awarded
Have a friend read your story to you! Just as it helps to read your story out loud, hearing it spoken by another will give you a new frame of reference. You’ll hear what parts of your story are developed the clearest, what needs cleaning up and what can be edited out. You’ll start to feel the … Continue reading Fresh Perspectives on Short Stories
Publish for Charity is excited to announce its 2020 Spring Grant Program for http://www.wordsforcharity.org. The grants will be awarded in October 2020. The Words for Charity grant program is based on the goal of supporting authors of short stories who create a #givebackbuzz by donating their work(s) to raise monies for charities. Ambassadors who follow … Continue reading WFC now accepting submissions for the 2020 Spring Grant Program
Words For Charity is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2019 Summer “Compassionate Chronicle” grant to Elise Jaynes. Elise is currently a junior at the University of Texas, San Antonio. Her concentration of study is creative writing, and she has earned a membership in USTA’s honor college. She is grateful to her family … Continue reading 2019 Summer Compassionate Chronicle Grant Awarded