Short Stories Writing Advice

Here you will find a variety of tips and techniques for crafting Short Stories (which usually run between 1000 and 2000 words in length) – several times longer than their spiritual Flash Fiction cousins.

The WikiHow article is one of the most detailed and extensive in this particular genre but I have also included many other free links to websites with some great individual tips and techniques:-

WikiHow – How to Write a Short Story
Short Stories – 10 tips for Creative Writers
How to Write Short Stories – Creative Writing Techniques (Point of View)
The Craft of Fiction:Techniques of Short Story Writing
Morris Gleitzman’s tips for writing a very good Short Story
How to Write a Short Story – Writing Tips – Short Story Writing Advice
Short Story Checklist: Techniques for Getting Short Stories Published
Short Story Writing Tips
Publishing Tips: 6 Ways To Make Your Short Story Collection Stand Out
Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story
FICTION on the WEB – Short Story Writing Tips

2 thoughts on “Short Stories Writing Advice

  1. You’re very welcome. I’m hoping to spend more time looking for other free advice from my fellow writers to share with others. Nothing beats buying books of people who can help grow your skills as a writer but it also pays to look at the free stuff too. I’ve been reading some of your pieces, they blew me away and I’m very happy to be following you! If you’re just starting out then don’t ever stop and keep at it!

  2. You are very welcome 🙂 This is why I curated these tips to help fellow fellow writers on their journey. I hope to add even more in time so thank you for commenting and look forward to helping you out even more in the future 🙂

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