Archive for July, 2009

Really short stories – six words

July 25th, 2009 No comments

Okay, now we’re talking minimalist! You thought 140 characters was small, try doing a story in 6 words. Read more…

Really short stories – Twitter stories

July 18th, 2009 No comments

As Twitter has become more popular, many have been taking up the challenge of squeezing things down into 140 characters. What about stories? Read more…

Really short stories – mini sagas

July 11th, 2009 No comments

There are some tiny tiny stories floating around out there. And although it’s not likely you’d ever publish one, they can be a fun exercise, and a good lesson in editing – most of which is cutting! I’ll post about three types of short short stories. First up is mini sagas.

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Trust your instincts

July 2nd, 2009 No comments

I was recently given encouragement regarding a certain aspect of my writing style. This is nothing major, but of course every bit of confidence counts in this game. It was whilst reading Stephen King’s “On Writing” that I discovered I was right all along. Read more…