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Title: Short Story Writing Tips

Short Story Writing Tips
  • By

  • Are you thinking to
  • write a short story
  • or started writing!

  • We all love reading short stories, but its
    not easy to write such stories, but for most
    writers, writing short stories is a very simple
    task. But dont be afraid. Writing short stories
    is not a big deal! You just have to keep some
    points in your mind and you can be a good story
  • Reading and writing short stories is a fun
    or it can be one of the most enjoyable
    experiences of your life. Writing a short story
    doesnt take so much time and it helps you in
    sharpen your writing skills.

  • So, if you want to write your story like a real
  • here are some short stories writing tips that
  • help you in writing a great story and you
  • will learn mistakes done by some new story

  • Before writing any story you should have
    proper planning same as you plan before starting
    any project like building your house or vacation
  • If you want best results, treat your story
    like a project for you. Planning tips includes
    main characters of the story, starting of the
    story, maximum word limit and climax or ending of
    the story. Before writing any story you should
    have answers of these kinds of few questions.

Word Limit
  • Make sure that you story should not be
    lengthy, mostly readers dont like to read
    lengthy stories. Always try that your story
    should be readable in short span of time.

Creative and explorative
  • While reading story anybody can judge your
    story in the beginning only. If reader finds
    story boring in starting he will not read the
    whole story.
  • Nobody reads boring stories. To keep reader
    stick your story should be creative. You can make
    you story more and more creative only from your
    imagination and you can explore lots of new ideas
    from your story.

Characters in story
For writing short stories, only try to
give 3 or 4 supporting characters. Lots of
characters would make your story complicated
which can confuse the reader.
  • When your plan is ready, revise it and make
    sure you have answers of all the questions. Now,
    start writing the story.
  • While writing the story dont think you are
    doing writing or grammatical mistakes. Just swim
    in your imagination and put your imagination on

Use dialogues
  • Dialogues in story make reader curious to
    know what will be the reaction of that dialogue.
    So, using dialogues will make your story more

  • Use of emotional dialogues and scenes creates
    interest in reading story by heart. It generates
    curiosity in the mind of reader.

  • When you feel you have completed your story,
    revise it. Check out your grammatical mistakes,
    spelling mistakes, any scene, dialogue, situation
    etc in story and make sure that everything is
    compatible and linked to each other.
  • If you feel some change in scenes, dialogues
    etc. do it.

  • We hope you like these tips and for a
    beginner, tips given above are enough to help in
    writing short stories. So don't wait and start
    writing stories.