Writing Short Stories
A Writers' and Artists' CompanionBook - 2015
Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully.
PART 1 explores the nature and history of the form, personal reflections by the editors, and help getting started with ideas, planning and research.
PART 2 includes tips by leading short story writers, including: Alison Moore, Jane Rogers, Edith Pearlman, David Vann, Anthony Doerr, Vanessa Gebbie, Alexander MacLeod, Adam Thorpe and Elspeth Sandys.
PART 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and exploring your characters to beating writers' block, rewriting and publishing your stories.