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When his missing wife returns from the dead, Frank Biggins gets nervous.
A phrase heard as a child comes to fruition in the second-place winner of “Crime Pays.”
A wayward traveler stumbles upon some old-fashioned Southern hospitality in the third-place winner of “Crime Pays.”
“I cannot lie: This is my first attempt at writing crime.”
Prior to “Binocular Vision,” Edith Pearlman’s writing had given her a feeling of success, some recognition and a small, devoted following – but not a large publishing contract.
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While we don’t want you to commit a crime, we want your characters to. Read on to learn how to win $1,000 and publication in The Writer.
A short story needs motives.
NaNoWriMo executive director Grant Faulkner shares how crafting short shorts can open a big world.