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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 [...]

Romance Short Story Contest Launches Dream Career

By |2020-03-06T11:54:40-05:00September 6th, 2014|Short Story Contest|

Jaime Lee Mann's selfie upon hearing she was the Short Story Contest winner! One Writer's Experience in winning the Romancing the Story Contest By: Jamie Lee Mann A couple of months ago, a dear friend encouraged me to enter a short story contest. I laughed it off at first. I hadn't written a [...]