Short Stories

Michelle Anne Cope

You are creative! You can write a short story about anything you choose, and you have the creative choice about where to write your story. One more thing . . . you can also decide what you write your story on! Let’s talk about the idea of writing a short story on a bookmark.

Michelle Anne Cope

It’s not unusual to find a book of great short stories. However, sometimes we find a surprise lesson! Let’s explore a book that is a novel written in eight short stories. Authored by Richard Peck, this novel is entertaining and inspirational to short story readers and writers.

Michelle Anne Cope

This book’s title may seem longer than its individual stories. However, One Day, The End — Short, Very Short, Shorter-than-Ever Stories, is NOT just a great children’s book of stories. These tiny tales also provide a template and lessons for those of us who inspire to write our own stories.

Michelle Anne Cope

Our telephones have changed in both their availability and portability. Although, what might not have changed drastically is our impatience for telephones to ring. We are going to review this Dorothy Parker story about some high end yearning for a special phone call.

Michelle Anne Cope

We are going to discuss the most important decision you should make when it comes to writing a short story. The desired length you wish to write will help to determine whether or not the piece you are creating is indeed a short story.