Writing Short Stories – for computers and printers


This is a beautifully-designed, printer-friendly PDF version of Writing Short Stories.

Packed with tips, prompts and exercises, our Mslexia Mini guide to Writing Short Stories is perfect whether you’re new to the short story form, or a seasoned writer looking for inspiration. Devised by creative writing tutor Margaret Wilkinson, this Mslexia Mini guide looks at each element of writing a short story in depth, explaining how to structure and pace your stories, how to bring your characters to life, and how to make a real impact in just a few pages. Margaret Wilkinson has been writing and teaching short stories at postgraduate level for over two decades, and the guide also includes a range of tried-and-tested exercises to help you strengthen an already written story, as well as an extensive reading list, and advice on where to send your work for publication when it’s finished.

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