The Short Story

I’ve never been very good at writing short stories. No matter how many articles I read, follow their advice, I still don’t think I’ve mastered the art.

Apparently, short stories need to have a twist and consist mainly of dialogue, but I’ve read many a short story that has neither. I’m convinced the art of creating a memorable short story isn’t anything to do with any particular technique – it’s as beauty is – in ‘the eye of the beholder’.

What do you think?

Here’s a good article on ‘how to write a short story’ from CreativePenn

 

And if you think you have the knack for short story writing, why don’t you join this:

The Telegraph Short Story Club.

Good luck!

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