Tag Archives: short story
If you are new to writing shorter fiction, you may find it difficult to define your work. Is it a short story? Is it a novella? This post has a handy table to guide you through the process of identifying … Continue reading →
It seems to be short story competition season. Bridget Whelan has found another. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
If you have an idea for a short story, why not try entering one of these short story competitions? Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
If you have a short story that is nearly ready to go, this list of competitions could be just the incentive you need to get it finished. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
It is dangerous to attempt a formula for success, but there are certain features that good short stories have in common. Here is a brief summary of the main points. Visit my websites via the links at the top of … Continue reading →
Here is a good list of short story competitions for the New Year. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
For those of you who have short stories up your sleeve, here is a list of competitions to enter before the end of the year. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
Can you come up with a really good short story by a week on Friday? Then this competition might be the thing for you. Winning stories will be published in the RTE Guide. Visit my websites via the links at the … Continue reading →
Many people think it is easy to write a short story, because it is short. They are wrong. It is true that a short piece will take up less of your life than a full length novel, but it is … Continue reading →
How do you start a story? Both aspects of this question are difficult. Getting round to it can be difficult, but once you have pulled yourself together & settled down ready to start, the other aspect comes to the fore. … Continue reading →