Short Stories

Joy Williams' 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams’ 8 Essential Attributes Of The Short Story

Joy Williams is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Her novels include The Quick and the Dead and State of Grace. She was born 11 February 1944. She explores 'the failure of life in America, from a spiritual as well as economic perspective, as a virtual certainty.…
12 Short Stories Writing Challenge 2019

Welcome To The 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge For 2019

Here we go again… Welcome to the 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge for 2019. The 2018 challenge ended with 82 writers who achieved #12/12 and earned their #braggingrights, 19 of those did it for the second time. Congratulations to all of them. Today marks the…
The 12 Short Stories Writing Challenge For 2019

The 2018 12 Short Stories Challenge Is Done

Congratulations to the following amazing writers who wrote 12 Short Stories in 12 months. I am very proud of you.  But, before you go hunting for your name, check out these interesting facts. Seven Interesting Facts: You wrote 12 short stories. You read and commented…
12 Short Stories Competition

Last Chance To Submit Your Short Story

All stories for the 2018 12 Short Stories Competition must be submitted tomorrow. Here are the details: Prompt: The Cottage. Word count: 1200 words Deadline: 19 September 2018 Cost: $35 You will have until 10 October 2018 to comment and rewrite your story. A huge…
12 Short Stories Competition

12 Short Stories – Competition Time Again!

We are thrilled to announce the second 12 Short Stories Writing Competition. The competition is open to everyone, but please read the Terms & Conditions and familiarise yourself with the 12 Short Stories website: 12 Short Stories Please note: This year, the competition will be on a separate…
The Silver Screen - Inspiration For Short Story Writers

Silver Screen Inspiration For Short Story Writers

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we talk about films that were adapted from short stories. We know that writing short stories will make us better writers, but if you were wondering what other benefits short stories have, take a look at…
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