“Fiction’s not a place for hiding. Your skin is in the game, from the moment you begin.”
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A short story needs motives.
NaNoWriMo executive director Grant Faulkner shares how crafting short shorts can open a big world.
“Allow yourself to write badly in the beginning. That’s good tried and true advice. And then let it evolve as you rewrite.”
A bracelet builds character for an author’s pseudo self.
An Ocean of Possibility was the theme of a short story contest held this summer by The Writer.
Bhargavi Lanka’s winning entry for the Ocean of Possibility writing contest.
Jill Meyer’s winning entry for the Ocean of Possibility writing contest.
“Memory, we should bear in mind, is a subjective thing,” Lowry tells readers in the July 1987 issue of The Writer.