As we wind up this month of the short story I have an assignment for you. It's simple and relatively painless. To Get Better in Your Craft One: Everyday for two weeks read a published short story. Yes, everyday. Two: In the next month submit one short story with a cover letter to a magazine.… Continue reading Five Assigned Tasks to Make Your Short Stories Better and Keep You on Your Toes.
Many successful authors including Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, and Celeste Ng, just name a few, also pen short stories.
Watching or observing strangers is a bit of a hobby of mine... No, I'm not a stalker. I watch from a distance and let My Twisted Writer Brain take it from there.