How to Write Short Stories and Get Them Published

A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Short Fiction
by Ashley Lister, PhD in Creative Writing

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group

Publication Date: December 19, 2019

ISBN: 9781472143778

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This book will help you plot like Hemingway, master the art of suspense like Poe, craft dialogue like Twain and - most crucially - get your short stories published.

How to Write Short Stories and Get Them Published is the essential guide to writing short fiction. It takes the aspiring writer from their initial idea through to potential outlets for publication and pitching proposals to publishers.

Along the journey this guide considers the most important aspects of creative writing, such as character, plot, point of view, description and dialogue. All of these areas are illustrated with examples of classic fiction, and accompanied by exercises that will help every writer hone their natural skill and talent into the ability to craft compelling short stories.