Writing Short Stories

Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully.

Author: Courttia Newland

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474257299

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully. PART 1 explores the nature and history of the form, personal reflections by the editors, and help getting started with ideas, planning and research. PART 2 includes tips by leading short story writers, including: Alison Moore, Jane Rogers, Edith Pearlman, David Vann, Anthony Doerr, Vanessa Gebbie, Alexander MacLeod, Adam Thorpe and Elspeth Sandys. PART 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and exploring your characters to beating writers' block, rewriting and publishing your stories.

Writers on Writing

Short story writers reflect on the craft, on their own works, and on challenges and trends in short story writing.

Author: Maurice Angus Lee

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313315922

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 247

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Short story writers reflect on the craft, on their own works, and on challenges and trends in short story writing.

Handbook of Short Story Writing

Here's a collection of the most helpful articles from WRITER'S DIGEST magazine covering every aspect of short story writing.

Author: Frank A. Dickson

Publisher:

ISBN: 0898790492

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

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Here's a collection of the most helpful articles from WRITER'S DIGEST magazine covering every aspect of short story writing. Every writer, from beginner to professional, will find guidance, encouragement, and answers to such concerns as how to make characters believable, developing dialogue, writer's block, viewpoint, the all-important use of conflict, and much more.

On Writing Short Stories

Focusing on the characteristics and craft of the short story and its writer, these essays take students from the workshopping process all the way through to the experience of working with agents and publishers.

Author: Tom Bailey

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0195395654

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 456

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On Writing Short Stories, Second Edition, explores the art and craft of writing short fiction by bringing together nine original essays by professional writers and thirty-three examples of short fiction. The first section features original essays by well-known authors--including Francine Prose, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andre Dubus--that guide students through the process of writing. Focusing on the characteristics and craft of the short story and its writer, these essays take students from the workshopping process all the way through to the experience of working with agents and publishers. The second part of the text is an anthology of stories--many referred to in the essays--that give students dynamic examples of technique brought to life.

Writing Short Stories

This new edition of Writing Short Stories has been updated throughout to include new and revised exercises, up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies and a new glossary of key terms and techniques.

Author: Ailsa Cox

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317354826

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 170

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This new edition of Writing Short Stories has been updated throughout to include new and revised exercises, up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies and a new glossary of key terms and techniques. Ailsa Cox, a published short-story writer, guides the reader through the key aspects of the craft, provides a variety of case studies and examples of how others have approached the genre and sets a series of engaging exercises to help hone your skills. This inspiring book is the ideal guide for those new to the genre or for anyone wanting to improve their technique.

Writing Africa in the Short Story

The success of the Caine Prize for African Writing and the growth of online publishing have played key roles in putting the short story in its rightful place within the study and criticism of African literature.

Author: Ernest Emenyo̲nu

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 9781847010810

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 179

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The success of the Caine Prize for African Writing and the growth of online publishing have played key roles in putting the short story in its rightful place within the study and criticism of African literature.

On Writing the Short Story

Offers practical tips on all facets of writing a short story, discussing plot, character and motivation, stages of story writing, rewriting, criticism, acceptance, and more Wherever you are in your development as a writer, On Writing the ...

Author: Hallie Burnett

Publisher: Perennial

ISBN: 0062731742

Category: Fiction

Page: 177

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Offers practical tips on all facets of writing a short story, discussing plot, character and motivation, stages of story writing, rewriting, criticism, acceptance, and more

Extraordinary Short Story Writing

Presents a guide to writing various types of short stories, including humorous, mystery, science fiction, and historical, and provides tips on outlining the story, writing the first draft, and revising.

Author: Steven Otfinoski

Publisher: Children's Press(CT)

ISBN: 0531167607

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Presents a guide to writing various types of short stories, including humorous, mystery, science fiction, and historical, and provides tips on outlining the story, writing the first draft, and revising.

How to Write the Perfect Short Story

These are beautiful things. Sound good to you? Download this FREE ebook and discover a reliable way to write the perfect short story, and do it consistently.

Author: Patrick Quinlan

Publisher: Patrick Quinlan

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 52

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What do I mean by "the perfect short story?" To me, the perfect short story is a story that you write, that editors want to publish, and that readers will enjoy. If you’re lucky, it might even make you some money. Over time, if you write a bunch of perfect short stories, readers might start to remember your name. These are beautiful things. Sound good to you? Download this FREE ebook and discover a reliable way to write the perfect short story, and do it consistently.

How to Write Short Stories With Samples

Ring Lardner has been one of America's most popular short story writers for nearly a century and here is his guide for any budding writers.

Author: Ring Lardner

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473394094

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 372

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Ring Lardner has been one of America's most popular short story writers for nearly a century and here is his guide for any budding writers. This classic work was originally published in 1924 and is now being republished here with a brand new introductory biography of the author.