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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Short Stories Site! These are the top ten articles that your Short Stories Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. The Short Story
The Short Story is making a revival. These fictional gems may seem short in length, but the tales that they tell are unique and well written.
2. Finding Short Stories
What is commonly referred to as the “Digital Age” has brought about great change for readers of short stories. Now, there are new avenues to find these short pieces of fictional prose.
3. Genres, Characteristics and Elements
Short story readers are no different from other fiction readers. They have many choices today on what they choose to read, and their expectations of a great story should and can be met.
4. Scheduling Time to Write
Writing requires focus, cooperation, and sleep. Try using time management tools to accomplish everything your life demands and still have time to write your own short stories.
5. The Short Story Anecdote
Short story readers have many fiction genres to explore when it comes to choosing what they would like to read or write. Just as there are many story types, there are also various styles of how short stories are written. In this article, we will explore the writing style of the anecdote.
6. Traditional Folklore and Myths
Where do traditional tales or folk stories originate? They are handed down through the ages, originally by word of mouth, altered with each telling and exaggerated for maximum impact when retold to a less educated audience.
7. Short Story - A Haunted House
A short story by Virginia Woolf
8. Funny Fairy Tales For Children - DIY Short Stories
Funny fairy tales for children can educate and entertain.This fairytale collection has rave reviews and is sure to raise giggles.Preschool writing activities and pre-reading skills can be advanced with good teaching resources for literacy - this children's book is contrary,colorful and creative.
9. The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick - A Review
Cynthia Ozick is an American-Jewish writer who writes closely to her roots. Her short story "The Shawl" unveils the Holocaust on a deeper and intimate level.
10. The Tales Of Beedle The Bard J.K.Rowling
J. K. Rowling has a new book coming out. Will the kids like it and will it make a good keepsake Christmas, birthday, Halloween gift? If you’re already thinking about the treasury of literature as a good gift, discover what the Collector’s edition of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard has in store...
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