Short Stories

Desperate Times – Submit Your Second Short Story For 2018

And there goes February. Well done to everyone who made it. I have mailed posting instructions to everyone. Please use them. The less I have to fix the faster I can approve the posts.  Submission process: I will accept and approve posts for Desperate Times (Word count:…

A Bit Of Love For 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 a fun way for me to find little nuggets of wisdom that feed my soul while I am doing…

12 Short Stories – Calendar For February

I have made a handy calendar to help you keep track of your February writing. Download the calendar and print it out or set it as your desktop. I hope you enjoy it. I’ll be sharing one for each month and you’ll receive it at the…

12 Short Stories – Calendar For January

I have made a handy calendar to help you keep track of your January writing. Download the calendar and print it out or set it as your desktop. I hope you enjoy it. I’ll be sharing one for each month and you’ll receive it at the…

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…

Joy – Submit Your Twelfth Short Story Today

It is done! Congratulations to all the writers who have made it. #12/12! Keep an eye on your inbox; high-fives are coming your way. I am very proud of every writer who participated, even if you didn’t meet every deadline, you have written more than…

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

In today’s post, I want to 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 choice of viewpoint had…
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