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3 Ways To Get Your Short Story Started

3 Ways To Get Your Short Story Started

How do you start your short stories? Writers Write is a resource for writers and, in this post, we discuss three ways to get your short story started. As writers, we sometimes spend too much time on the introduction of the story. We feel it…

What You Said About Our Courses

Some of your comments from our courses in November and December of 2013 Writers Write - how to write a book Great value. Well-prepared. Useful course manual for future reference. ~Doug I had an amazing time. Great examples and writing prompts. ~Lydia It covered everything…
the difference between a novel and a short story

The Difference Between A Novel And A Short Story

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we write about the difference between a novel and a short story. What is the difference between a short story and a novel?  One of my favourite writers, David Leavitt made his career with the…
3 Short Story Writers Who Inspire Me

3 Short Story Writers Who Inspire Me

Who inspires you to write short stories? In this post, we share lessons from 3 short story writers who inspire us. As an occasional short story writer, I often look to authors I admire for inspiration. As a creative writing facilitator, I always try to…
The Top 10 Reasons To Write Short Stories

The Top 10 Reasons To Write Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we share our top 10 reasons to write short stories. We love short stories at Writers Write. We’ve recently added posts about short story competitions and a list of our Top 20 Short Story Quotes. We’ve had a…
20 Unforgettable Quotes About Short Stories

20 Unforgettable Quotes About Short Stories

Writers Write is a comprehensive resource for writers. In this post, we share 20 unforgettable quotes about short stories. A short story is a piece of fiction that can be read in one sitting. Although it is different from a novel, people who write them…
How To Write A Short Story

Short Cuts – How To Write A Short Story

How do you write a short story? In this post, we look at the mistakes people make and give you a formula for how to write a short story. I was asked to judge five creative writing competitions in a period of 18 months in…
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