Motivate Yourself To Write a Short Story

Synopsis Ray Bradbury was an American fantasy and horror author who rejected being categorized as a science fiction author, claiming that his work was based on the fantastical and unreal. His best known novel is Fahrenheit 451, a dystopian study of future American society in which critical thought is outlawed. He is also remembered for […]

A Brush With Mental Illness

Social anxiety is becoming more prevalent among young people. There is stigma that goes with mental illness among teenagers. I found this image in Google Images, and also found a short story in the website indicated of a young woman that has multiple mental disorders. Please read, and I encourage you to comment and share […]

How to Create a Short Story

I love bible stories, so I decided to create a short story about the thief that Jesus Christ forgave. I found this flowchart in Google Images, and I will use it as a basis for this story. Title: Dismas Setting: Jerusalem in 30 AD. Main character: Dismas Opening and conflict: Dismas is a slave who […]

Has The Short Story Lost Its Appeal?

In the previous post, the interview with Stephen King, he proclaims that writers have lost interest in writing the short story. They may write a few stories, but quickly drift into novel writing. Is there more prestige in novel writing? I love to read both the novel and the short story, which I realize is […]