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A Writers' and Artists' Companion

Including advice from leading published writers, this is a complete practical guide to writing successful short stories.
Author(s)
Courttia Newland and Tania Hershman
Published Date
18 December 2014
ISBN
9781408130803
Format
Paperback
Price
£14.99

Overview

Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully.

PART 1 explores the nature and history of the form, personal reflections by the editors, and help getting started with ideas, planning and research.

PART 2 includes tips by leading short story writers, including: Alison Moore, Jane Rogers, Edith Pearlman, David Vann, Anthony Doerr, Vanessa Gebbie, Alexander MacLeod, Adam Thorpe and Elspeth Sandys.

PART 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and exploring your characters to beating writers' block, rewriting and publishing your stories.