Examples of short story in a Sentence
her very first short story was accepted for publication in a local journal
Recent Examples of short story from the Web
Over the years, architects, designers, writers, artists, engineers, illustrators and others have tried their hand at their own original fairy tales, submitting the required five pieces of artwork and a narrative short story.
Those who dig hard enough may even be able to find a collection of short stories written by the show’s creator, William Link, published in 2010.
Writing Workshop: Work on your memoir, novel, essay, or short story.
After writing a novel, collections of short stories and a series of magazine essays, Diaz decided to tackle a children's book.
Lionel Shriver, Property The author known for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2003)–and for her controversial remarks about the racial politics of fiction–has written her first collection of short stories and novellas.
At 66, Ian is still deeply engaged in writing songs, as well as sci-fi short stories.
On the third Thursday of every month, a member of the Idaho Writer’s Guild will conduct a two-hour workshop on different writing topics and styles, including genre fiction, poetry, short stories and more.
Here are five writers mainly known for their novels who have this year slimmed down their long-form prose and embraced the short story.
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SHORT STORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of short story for English Language Learners
: a short written story usually dealing with few characters : a short work of fiction
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