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