....if I had written those short stories long ago, would writing my novel be an easier process today? via Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories - E.M. Welsh
Publish for Charity an Illinois 501c3 will be closing submissions for the 2017 Grant Program for www.wordsforcharity.org. on April 30th. Now is the time to submit your stories for review and possible selection as a winner of one of our generous $5000 grant awards. Grant One - A grant of $5000.00 (minimum) will be awarded … Continue reading Words for Charity 2017 Grant Program Submissions deadline in 4 weeks!
The incredible beauty of writing is that there are no personal physical limitations to creating a great story. Whether it is a novel, short story, poem, verse or any other format, the quality of the work is the story telling talent of the individual’s passion, imagination and skill. Imagination and passion are unique inherent traits … Continue reading Control your Content!
Anthony Powell’s brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations. Volume 2 contains the second three novels in the sequence: At Lady Molly’s; Casanova’s Chinese […] … Continue reading Recommended Reading in the Rainy Season
...Do not fall into the trap of believing that longer articles are always better. There is no point saying something in one thousand words if it can be said in one hundred. Everything in this article applies to Short Stories, I guess we're living in a world of life as a short story. via How … Continue reading Love this Article about Blogging
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Here are some common tips to help with the unique challenges of short story writing.
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
Publish for Charity is excited to announce its inaugural Grant Program for www.wordsforcharity.org. The grants will all be awarded in August 2017. The Words for Charity grant program is based on the goal of supporting authors of short stories who create a "give back buzz" by donating their work(s) to raise monies for charities! All of … Continue reading Words For Charity 2017 Grant Program
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