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Online Workshop: The Ultimate Short Story Checklist

Join us for an online writing class: The Ultimate Short Story Checklist – A cheat sheet for short story writers. During 2017 I wrote a series of craft posts about short stories, but I felt like I wanted to say more. Literally, like out loud. So,…
A Bit Of Love For Your Short-Story Telling Soul

A Bit Of Love For Your Short-Story-Telling Soul

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we talk about how to look after your short-story-telling soul. As creators we put a lot of ourselves into the world and we often forget to take something back. We also need to refuel. Podcasts are…

And The Winner Of The 12 Short Stories Competition Is…

Writers Write and 12 Short Stories are thrilled to announce that the winner of our short story competition for 2017 is: Beth Stillman Blaha We loved her tale about family, death and the challenge of forgiveness. She had us craving Peppermint Mocha coffees and giving…

Welcome To The 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge For 2018

The 2017 challenge ended with 30 writers who got #12/12 and earned their #braggingrights. Congratulations to: Short Story Challenge 2018 Today marks the beginning of our 2018 short story challenge. The goal is to write 12 short stories in 12 months. I post a prompt…

What Are Your Short Story Writing Plans For 2018?

We are nearing the end of the 12 short stories challenge for 2017. Our last deadline is the end of December. I am so proud of all the writers who have participated. We will continue the challenge in 2018. The goal is to write 12…
4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we discuss four types of viewpoint you could experiment with in your short stories. For our previous prompt, a few writers added ‘second person’ as an extra challenge. It was amazing to see how much my…
14 Tips For Entering Short Story Competitions

14 Tips For Entering Short Story Competitions

We all want to make a good impression when we enter competitions. In this post, we include 14 tips for entering short story competitions. If you want to do well when you write a short story, consider these tips for entering writing competitions. 14 Tips…

6 Ways To Experiment In Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we give you 6 ways to experiment in short stories. One of the best things about a short story is that you have the opportunity to experiment. It gives you the chance to do something…
12 Short Stories Competition

12 Short Stories – Competition Time!

At last, it is time to put your writing skills to the test. We are thrilled to announce the first 12 Short Stories Writing Competition. The competition is open to everyone, but please read the Terms and Conditions and familiarise yourself with the 12 Short…
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