Question: How long is a short story?Answer: The short story usually falls between 1,000 and 15,000 words. At around 15,000 words the novella is born. We are addressing the modern short story and not the ancient tale, fable, or sketch. There is no exact word length, and to understand word count for different prose, it maybe be best to look closer at a variety of literary … [Read more...] about How long is a short story? A question for the ages.
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10 Days to Write Better: A Writing Challenge Writers are always looking for the ways to hone creative skills and work on certain trouble areas. The writing challenge is a great way to exercise your writing, no matter if you are a beginner or an experienced writer. Are you still trying to nail down your style? Do you struggle with characters development? Or maybe you are just … [Read more...] about 10 Days to Write Better: A Writing Challenge
I’m astonished by how many writers are terrified to have others read their work. I’ve found that many people are happy to have a few readers. Some writers will post work on their facebook, myspace or web pages and let 100s of people read it, but they are afraid to get 1 rejection from an editor. This is silly. Writing might be a lone process, we may be alone in creating our … [Read more...] about How to Publish a Short Story
10 Best Magazines for Kids Looking for magazine for kids? Here are our 10 Best Magazines for kids. So I wanted to find a couple of kids magazines for my son and daughter. I thought "What could be more fun than getting a cool science magazine or literary magazine on their level! Ugh, was I wrong. I hunted and hunted, and realized that state of children's magazines, in my … [Read more...] about Looking for magazine for kids? Here are our 10 Best Magazines for kids.
Top 10 Hottest Poets of the 19th CenturyThis list is for fun, and it is meant to be to tongue-in-cheek. We hope to honor the women on this list, and by writing it we hope to draw more attention to their works. Imagine for a moment that these women lived today, in our culture. With names in "entertainment" like these, it would not be long before they made Star magazine's … [Read more...] about Top 10 Hottest Female Poets of the 19th Century