Working with short stories

by Michael Kilduff

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
Published: Pages: 248 Downloads: 833
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  • Short stories, English -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Kilduff, Ros Hamer & Judith McCannon.
ContributionsHamer, Ros., McCannon, Judith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR829
The Physical Object
Pagination248p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17335660M
ISBN 100521377951

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2 days ago  “A short story is like a wild affair you have over a weekend,” she laughs. The demands of honing a story down to a few thousand words, she says, can be an “intense experience”.

For a long time, short stories were actually a fiction writer’s best way to break into paying work, and they can still form a strong part of your author career.

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Short stories are suitable to be read in short chunks. A single chunk may be a substantial part of the entire story. Even when you read a short story for five minutes, you see the progress – and this is encouraging to reach for it the soonest you’ll have the next few spare minutes.

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“Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl. Assessment in the Short Stories module will focus on learners’ demonstration of their ability to: a) understand concepts and techniques of short story writing b) apply this understanding to create short examples c) produce a written short story d) comment helpfully on the work of others e) tell or perform stories.

However, the stories that I’m talking about are so powerful and inspirational that many of them really do get you thinking and even leave you speechless at times. The 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories. I’ve been reading plenty of these short stories in the past couple of weeks and found the lessons behind them truly wonderful.

If you’d like help with your short story, I offer an editing service that will take your short story to the next level. From copy-editing to character advice, I give detailed feedback on what’s working and what needs to be improved in your story. Read more and contact me. Barrett’s mastery of the short story form won him the Guardian First Book Award, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 honor.

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Some stories are based, but not directly wrote, on true events and/or people. I have stored them in a binder. This would be my first time publishing any type of short story book. Vote on the best to the worst of Stephen Kings short story collections and novella collections.

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The story and the short story are not the same thing. The former is just a story, we tell them all the time. The latter is an art. The first step to writing a short story is to write the former, the story, that version of the story that you would tell a friend.

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It’s even more difficult when the writer in question is a master of the short story as opposed to the novel, because at least novels lend themselves to the kind of summary that might let you know if you’ll be interested in the book—it’s much harder to describe a story.

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Suggested reading level for this text. Harlan Jay Ellison ( – J ) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.

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“Since You Went Away” by Frankie Y. Bailey (from Shades of Black: Crime and Mystery Stories by African Americans) This one is from another great anthology of short mystery stories. At the beginning, a young woman decides to tell her date a chilling true story.