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A short story needs motives.
NaNoWriMo executive director Grant Faulkner shares how crafting short shorts can open a big world.
This issue of The Writer includes a variety of voices from the world of writing, including our short story contest winner, Graydon Megan.
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.
Tell It Strange was the theme of a collaborative contest held this summer by The Writer and Gotham Writers Workshop in New York City.
David James Poissant captures plots, characters, voices and the occasional animal in his new story collection.
Klay presents a rich, literary view of the realities and sometimes the absurdities of contemporary warfare on the battlefields, in the barracks and in service members’ hometowns.