Here are the top ten articles for the Short Stories Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Review
Written in the genre of creative nonfiction, this book shares 100 stories about 100 girls who each grew up to be an amazing and inspirational woman. Each story is a one page read illustrated by unique and beautiful art. There is even space at the end of the book to share your own story and portrait.
2. Writing A Sketch Short Story
The art of short story writing offers an author a choice of creative styles. In this article, we will explore the definition, techniques, and artistic choices when it comes to writing the sketch story. I will also share an example and maybe suggest that you write your own!
3. Exploring Short Stories
It doesn’t have to be by chance that you discover interesting and amazing short stories. The search for a story in your favorite genre or topic area might just take a little exploration. This article will give you some ideas on how to find old and new short story favorites to add to your collection.
4. Maeve Binchy Bio and Story Review
Ireland native, Anne Maeve Binchy, used her creativity to look at and write about people and their daily goings-on. Such can be found in her short story, “A Tactful Conversation”. A review of this story follows Binchy’s mini bio.
5. Danny and the Dinosaur Storybook Collection Review
Storybook collections from children’s authors are becoming more popular in all formats — digital, hardcopy and paperback. These collections include short sets of stories and illustrations broken up by title for an easy one-at-a-time read.
6. Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents Review
There are many creative ways for a short story to be written, but did you know one of them is writing a short story in verse? Let's review a work from Kwame Alexander where he connects a series of poems that tell an interesting and unusual tale from the anthology, Flying Lessons & Other Stories.
7. How They Met And Other Stories by David Levithan
It’s been said that love makes the world go round. Have you ever thought about what started a relationship’s first spin? This book of short stories explains love’s intricate situations, surprising scenarios, and perfect timing.
8. The Fable
As children, we may have experienced our very first short stories at bedtime. These little stories may have included a hidden life lesson. At a young age, we unknowingly absorbed these teaching messages. These types of short stories are referred to as fables.
9. 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.
10. Once Upon An Alphabet Book Review
Oliver Jeffers’ children’s book of twenty-six short stories tells tales using each letter of the English alphabet. His quirky characters and silly situations depict the ABC’s in an unusual and unique manner. This short story collection is perfect for readers and writers of all ages.
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