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Revealed: Mystery Short Story Contest Judges

By |2020-03-06T11:54:36-05:00October 8th, 2014|Short Story Contest|

  Judges Uncovered: Feature Profiles of our Mystery Panel Wondering who will be reading and reviewing your Mystery Short Stories? These three experienced judges can’t wait to dig into your work! Remember to submit your story by November 3, 2014 for these authors and literary critics to read your work. Full Mystery Contest Details here. [...]

Short Story Series: Be a Great Observer

By |2020-03-06T11:54:37-05:00September 22nd, 2014|Writing Tips|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: Part 2 This is the second blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 2: Great short story writers are great observers. "All you can write is what you see" – Woody Guthrie Irish writer Joseph O’Connor finds [...]

Short Story Series: Read, Read, Read

By |2020-03-06T11:54:39-05:00September 15th, 2014|Short Story Contest, Writing Tips|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: Part 1 This is the first blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 1: Great short story writers read, read, read. “Reading. That was the sport I was good at.” – George R.R. Martin Great short [...]

Short Story Series: Introduction

By |2020-03-06T11:54:39-05:00September 8th, 2014|Short Story Contest, Writing Tips|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers By: Susanne Carter Introduction In his wonderful essay "The Ambition of the Short Story," Steven Millhauser writes that here in America where size equals power, ”the novel is the Wal-Mart, the Incredible Hulk, the jumbo jet of literature.” The short story, mindful of its [...]